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LCD backlight lamp broken

The picture on my LCD flip-out monitor on my SONY DCR-HC40 is very dark. I think the backlight lamp is broken. I am considering trying to replace the backlight lamp by myself as a repair charge has a minimum fee of $150+. Can anyone tell me if it is easy to replace the lamp and if so, direct me to instructions on how to replace one?

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    i have the same problem and i actually thought it was just broken till i heard of this problem, i then took a closer look and sure enough its just too dark

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Don't do it. $150 is good price

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