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Mitsubishi VS-5059 Problem(S)

A few days ago i found a Mitsubishi VS-5059 in the trash (I love taking trash :) ) And i asked the woman that owned it why it didn't work. She said that the mirror inside was cracked and that her husband was tired of banging on it to work. So i said thanks and took it home to find out what was wrong. So i got it home, And plugged it in. I pushed the power button and got a click, then some static. Then the screen came on. After a while i got blue, With a big black line running down the side. Then the picture went nuts. The picture was shaking everywhere and a couple of colored lines ran across the middle. I shut it off and took it in and dis-assembled it. Turns out that the mirror was cracked on the right side. I got the bottom half of it off and had no clue what was wrong, There were so many boards and wires, I didn't know where to start! Can anyone point me in the right direction of fixing this? Thanks, Jimmy

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  • Jimmy Kick Dec 30, 2006

    By the way, if you hit the tv on the side, The blue projector projects out blue.

  • Jimmy Kick Dec 30, 2006

    That is it projects on and off and mostly it's wavy and nuts.



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These sets are very hard to fix.however you can go to and buy a schematic for that set.and your trouble will be over it will cost you abut $40.00 US.Good luck

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