Question about RCA HDLP50W151 50" Rear Projection HDTV

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I replaced the lamp in this about a month ago and it has been working great. About a week ago I noticed that it was taking about 5 minuts for the picture to come on, all the meantime I could hear the sound. Now the picture will not come on at all but the sound is there. I have looked at the lamp it looks fine also I can look through the back and see the lamp come on for about 2 seconds and then back off. Anyone have any advice. Thanks

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Please check the small caps that run off of the power source that goes to your video in put, feel them with your hand, the bad ones should feel warm which is then shorting the current from passing thru to your supply branch, trace your schematic and you will see the caps that are on that branch, I had the same problem took five min. for picture to pop up. sound played good.

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Check the soldering for the lamp that was replaced the soldering could be poor and needs to resoldered over.if that does not solve the problem the video module needs to be replaced.good luck.

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