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RCA P61937 61" Rear Proj. No Picture

The TV is 5 years old and there is no picture through the cable input. It doesn't matter if it is the cable or a VCR or a DVD plugged in to the cable port the only way you can see the picture is in the TV Guide plus mode. I hooked up the DVD with an S-video cable and can watch DVD's no problem. Picture looks great and all three bulbs are working. I looked for a reset button on the TV a could not find one. Is there a simple fix for this?

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  • rryoti Aug 27, 2008

    Anybody figure this out as I have the same problem

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Sounds like it could be the entire light engine.  The part is available on the Internet, but it runs $700 - $1200 without the lamp (although it sounds like you could use your existing lamp without a problem). These parts, however, are notoriously hard to find and may be backordered for months.

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