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Hitachi I've had my Hitachi lcd projection t.v for almost 3yrs now, and the bulb died in it, luckily the extended warrenty covered the replacement of a new bulb. but of course the company that replaced the bulb said Hitachi bulbs are very hard to get, but they used a compatible bulb. Its been a month now and I've noticed a blue glow, at first I thought it was just because the new bulb was brighter then the last one, but the blue glow is changing shapes as it grows larger over time. I am going to call the company back that replaced the bulb, I'm hoping they have an easy answer that won't cost me a fortune. But if anyone knows why this is happening or how to fix this....I'm all ears.

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You need a new light engine, its possible that you might get one for free from Hitachi (under a special warr.) you will have to pay the repair shop to install it and it doesnt come with a new bulb contact Hitachi and ask about the "engine program" good luck Julio at Millenium tv (702) 736-1091

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