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White spots I have a 50" sampsung DLP and there are white dots all over it now. it was like one just popped up and now three weeks later there are 9. I read some of the things other ppl posted and now am completely freaked out, i cant buy another tv right now, and i am not under warranty anymore, if all there tvs are doing this it should be considered a defect and samsung should be responsible. :-( shame on them!

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    Rich Elliott May 11, 2010

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Yea it is engine can be sent off to to be rebuilt but that runs about 300-400

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White spots appear about 8 in 2 weeks will it keep getting worst all at once or over along period of time


yes it will keep geting worse the dlp is is going bad the mirrors on it are getting stuck they may appear as black dots or white dots. the dlp ic needs to be replaced

Jan 29, 2010 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Had one last week and now there are 6. they are


Hi,

You get white spots inside the samsung DLP tv due to bad Digital Micromiror Device , or bad DMD board .

What is actually the problem is the DMV chip connected to this board . Inside this chip are 3 million tiny mirrors ,and when they physically get stuck , they either show black or white instead of a color
This is well know problem with SAMSUNG DLP...

The DMD chip is failing.If not under warranty expect to pay a few hundred to several hundred to get it fixed

The mirrors on the DLP chip are slowly sticking either fully open (white) or fully closed (black). The part that contains the DLP chip is the Light Engine. It is the most expensive part of the TV.Only the Samsung TVs has this issue.

Replacing the DLP chip and the micro mirror would solve this issue...

Pleaserate this solution,
Rnj VINODKUMAR

Nov 11, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Small white dots are emerging all over my Samsung DLP TV - 46`


Bad Light Engine,Call UED for price of rebuilt one!
1-800-648-6657 TIP if you have never replaced color wheel,they 9/10 go bad also!

Sep 28, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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White dots on Samsung 50* Model


Yes, It is problem with DMD module in light engine that will be replaced.
Hope Samsung will help you in replacement. Please update about outcomes.
Thanks.

Sep 09, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Three white dots on my screen!!!


This is a known issue with many Samsung DLP sets. The complete solution is here:

http://forums.cnet.com/5208-13973_102-0.html?messageID=3162774&tag=emfrnd#3162774

Be sure to read the entire post before acting to avoid being charged for the service.

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White dots on screen of 50 Samsung DLP


Random dots or pixels failing on a DLP TV will be a bad DMD chip. This is a technician replace item only. The chip runs around 160 dollars list price. The part number will depend on which version the set uses and will be determined by the technician.

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Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV


Mine is having the same problem. It started around Memorial Day and is only getting worse. One white dot is now a dozen. I called Samsung several times and was given the brush off. They clearly know this is a problem and are failing to respond to the problem in hopes that people will deal with it on their own. It does not matter if your warranty is expired. This is a latent product defect. They are still liable and obligated to fix the problem. I have filed a complaint with the better business bureau. If the company does not respond, I'm taking this to small claims court to get reimbursed for any cost to fix my tv.

Jun 02, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV


If your Mitsubishi TV has white spots in the picture , you can call Mitsubishi @ 1-800-332-2119 and request a free DLP Chip to fix the problem. They will send the New DLP Chip at no charge to a TV Tech in your area to install it for $200 flat rate. That is about a $250 savings if you had to pay for the chip . Call them with your TV's Model number and serial number and let them know when and where you bought the TV.
It saved me some hard earned money and now my TV is like New !

May 02, 2009 | Samsung 50" Slim-Depth DLP HDTV

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Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV


See link below for "field of stars" fix:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1107926

Worked a charm on my 50" Samsung DLP. Read thread carefully as there are 2 different version of the DMD chip you will need to replace. I ended up fixing mine for less than $165!

Chuck

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