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RCA Scenium DLP wont turn on, light comes on after I plug it in

As soon as I plug in my RCA DLP Scenium HD50LPW164, the power light comes on and won't turn off.

Acording to the user manual...
"When you first plug your TV into an outlet, the Power indicator on thefront panel will light and blink for approximately 30 seconds and then go off during the initialization of the TV. The TV can only beturned on after the Power indicator goes off. This happens every time power is reapplied to the TV."

It seems that the system never finishes its power initializationsequence. The only noise I hear is the fan spinning. I'm thinking maybea fuse or bad power supply? or perhaps a bad ballast? Is theresomething I can do to test these components before I blindly buyreplacement parts?

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    I have the identical problem

  • jamesharhi Dec 03, 2008

    Power on and power light stays on. It does flash like the bulb is bad. unplug for 10 mins and problem is still there. no picture, no sound, unable to change inputs.

  • tomandjerry Dec 14, 2008

    I have same problem. led lights stay on, but no sound or picture.

  • tomandjerry Dec 14, 2008

    same problem led lights stay on, but no picture or sound.

  • tdoby1 Dec 17, 2008

    I have the same problem. It was happening about 6 months ago and I thought it was the lamp. I haven't used it, but just bought and installed a new lamp and same problem. Worked for 20 minutes. Turned off the TV and back on and nothing. When I unplug and replug I hear a power sound and the power light goes on. Anyone had this fixed and know the cost? Is it worth it? I can't return the lamp now since it's been used (for 20 minutes). I did get the lamp for an excellent price on Ebay and it worked great for the 20 mins.

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    I have an RCA Scenium 61" DLP and when i turn it on the lights flash and the screen never appears????

  • drlfries Jan 09, 2009

    I have a 61"DLP rca projection... replaced the color wheel cause initially it was just a loud screeching noise... then got sound but no picture.. bought a new lamp bulb... now turn on and same thing.. seems like the initialization period never stops... light goes on fan turns light blinks like 5x and then fan stops and light goes solid again...heard maybe ballast, or power supply and or capacitors? would love a way to test it without just dumping anymore money into this thing! thanks for any help in advance!

  • marios313 Apr 23, 2009

    I have the exact same problem if anybody has a solution please post it I have 2 different threads on 2 different forums... please post any knowledge you have on this issue... and



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Hi, thank you for visit fix ya.
Do you havve problems with power supply capacitors.
Replace this:
2200uf 25V, 220uf 25V ( bowed or vented). Located beside power transformer.
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SOURCE: how can i check my lamp ballast in a rca scenium

are you sure when you replaced the lamp you seated it correctly, no really hapens all the time so dont feel bad. also another common error is the lanp door is not seated or closed and locked properly that is the most common problem that happens after a lamp is replaced, or the new lamp is bad never throw out your old one as somr dealers will give you what they call a core refund , they reuse the case around the old lamp. some can be worth as much as 50 to 60 bucks!!!
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