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No picture i own a samsung 61" DLP it is about 6 yrs.old and about 5mnths ago had to replace the bulb it lasted 3 mnths. and one night when the tv was on the colors started going all crazy i turned the tv off and back on except the tv would not come back on the lights on the power button started blinking then the tv would click on and then back off

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Hi there,

Problem seems in the ballast, Ballast is a little difficult to change but with patience it can be done, remove the back cover and follow the wire coming from the lamp to the ballast board, on some samsung models it is hidden behind the light engine and you will have to remove the light engine to access the ballast.

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