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I just bought a new lamp for my samsung tv because the tv just want black,I JUST REPLACE THE LAMP a year ago to the date, i went to the store and just install it and it still does not turn on? so i called the store back and they said it could be the balster that turn on the tv? please help! steve

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Steve The part you are inquiring about is called the ballast, It is a small (say 3" x 8" ) circuit board that attatches directly to the bulb via the two pronged leads coming off the bulb. On this set you'll have to take the back off to get to it. Once you do, you'll see it right infront of the optics block, just a couple screws will loosen it. There is a white and black power line and a sleeved reciever line connected to it. Get the model number off your ballast and go to shopjimmy.com rivervalleyelectronics.net or ebay and replace. If I remember correctly. There are several compatible ballasts for this set. Rule of thumb though, is that just because it looks the same doesn't mean it is. Call samsung, they will also sell you the newest, latest and greatest ballast. You can just ask them for a part number too and then shop around. Good luck.

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    Axle80 Jun 13, 2009

    Something else you might want to check is the color wheel. These tv's are from circa '03 and the color wheels are an achillies heel for the samsung dlp. You will actually be able to see the color wheel if you look into the spot that the lamp housing occupies, just past where the lamp shines is a 2x2 clear piece of glass, beyond that you will see a part of the color wheel. It should be a symetrical pattern with no missing 'pie' pieces of the wheel. If you see somthing broken, comment back and I'll walk you though the process of checking and replacing the wheel, You can also email me directly at cfoley@hawaii.rr.com.

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