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Purple band at top of tv screen

I have a waga 3LCD projection Tv model KDF-E2000 about 27 months old. A day ago I replaced the projection lamp (XL-2400) every thing looked great except a purple band has showed up at top of tv screen, about 1-2 inches thick across whole width of top of the screen. I did not have this problem before I replaced the lamp. Any solution

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  • candj5079 Apr 01, 2009

    I have the same purple band across my Sony KDF46E2000. This band appeared even before I purchased the new projection lamp. There was a message saying the lamp was nearing the end of it's life and needed to be replaced. I just thought that is probably why the purple band is at the top of the screen so I purchased and replaced the projection lamp. I turned my tv on after replacing the lamp thinking the band would be gone but it isn't. I never have removed the bulb since I bought the tv brand new. One day the purple band just appeared. Now even with replacing the lamp it still appears. It is very upseting and distracting. Anymore advise?

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Please make sure you have the Lamp seated properly in the set. If you purchased just the lamp without the basket make sure it is Flush against the front of the lamp basket. The light path is being obstructed or not aimed properly. Let me know, hope this helps.

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