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Purple blotches I notice purple blotches on the the screen with certain colour backgrounds,when I contacted Epson they told me it was dust on the optical head.Does anyone know how to the optical head so I can clean it off?

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  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2007

    Same Problem. The blotches are dust on some part that lies pretty deep inside the guts between the light bulb and the last lense that sits right behind the back of the screen. I took most of the tv apart to try to get the part that the dust is sitting on. I cleaned the back of the screen, the mirror and the last lens that sits right behind the screen. Did Not help. Not much help online. Epson will charge you $500 to clean it.

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Ok, so I'm about to flip a lid with my TV. I am showing purple quater sized blotches all over my screen. I bought it for a discounted price because of this issue, in hopes i could fix it. I took the back panel off the TV. ( about a 6in * 6 in plate) removed the light bulb and cleaned the bulb and lens, where the light bulb faced. I used a dust cleaner and special cloth. NOTHING! I took the entire front screen off cleaned it and then cleaned the mirror and second lens.... NOTHING! Then i heard that dusk sometimes gathers behind the lens and that should be cleaned. Try this, Its 4 screws, just be careful and remember the way you took it out, because it has to be replaced the same way.

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Posted on Jun 28, 2009

  • nice2talk2u2 Dec 05, 2010

    So your final attempt when you took out the lens and cleaned it behind it did this resolve the problem of the purple blotches?You never stated the end result!

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