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Toshiba 50HM66 problem

My Toshiba television is about 1 1/2 years old and lately the hot lamp restart has been occurring after the television is on only 5 minutes. Does this mean that a fan that cools the lamp may have gone out or that the lamp unit itself need replaced?

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Let us say you cannot wait for the lamp to go down in price $25-$50 a piece.
Put it in your driveway and draw a little circle on the center of the screen. Call some kids stand 20 feet away and exercise with a toy gun of their choosing.
When it 's all done, I mean completely obliterated, gone, gone, gone; then drag it to the curb and let it wait with satisfaction for the garbage truck.
That is what you do with **** like this Toshiba, Sony, Panasonic and others create so you can sleep at night with their hands in your pockets.
I just can't believe than I wasted $2,500 on this thing.
It's unbelievable how people stop thinking nowadays. I just bought my first and last big screen.

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The lamp may need replacing. I've been finding that with all these DLP TVs the lamps last on average about 2 years tops.


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Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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