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Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV

White spots are just emerging on my 50 inch Samsung DLP TV everyday. It started with one two days ago and now there are almost 30, I gueww in two weeks the sreen would be covered.

HelpExact same problem as previous - spots grew to cover entire screen.

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  • mneillamb246 Jan 25, 2009

    White spots are just emerging on my 50 inch Samsung DLP TV everyday. It started with one two days ago and now there are almost 30, I gueww in two weeks the sreen would be covered.

    HelpExact same problem as previous - spots grew to cover entire screen.

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White spots are a direct indacator that the DMV chips is in fact going bad. If this TV is under warranty you can contact Samsung for repair, otherwise you will have to find a local TV repair shop preferably certified to work on Samsung TV's.
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That is a bad Digital Micromirror chip, and DMD board, or DMV chip must be replaced by a technician.
Teh dots will grow in number until you wont be able to watch TV.

Call Samsung using number listed on owner manual, and buy an extended Guaranty Plan, this will cover the repair.

Check the links below about same problem, when you have white dots growing in number, it is the DMV chip going bad.

Yahoo, Samsung white spots.

Fixya, Samsung white spots.

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Unplug it for 24 hours and check after that.

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It can be the colourwheel problem in your tv.



how to replace the colour wheel with diagram and procedure
http://www.jangro.com/a/2006/07/24/samsung-dlp-replace-color-wheel/

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