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RCA DLP TV with a red dot in the middle of the screen

I got a flash of green light when I powered the tv on. I turned it off for a minute and when I turned it back on I had a good picture but only green color. I turned it back off and left it off for a few minute and when it was turned back on I had a good picuture and color but now there is a red dot in the middle of the screen. I've ran through all the diags I can find in the menu and all seem to pass ok. It's been this way for a couple of weeks now.

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Sounds like the color wheel stopped and re-started. It may continue to function for a while, but could fail at any time.

I've also seen on rare occasion, a defect in a lamp produce uneven color rendition, but its far more likely that the culprit is the color wheel.

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Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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