Question about RCA Scenium HDLP61W151 61 in. HD-Ready Television

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Dlp tv top left hand corner has a shadow

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  • Dick Stubblebine Dec 07, 2007

    My RCA Scenium also has the same problem. The left corner began at first with just a very small smudge of black. It has now expanded like 12 inches out from the corner. I have been told that there is an assembly which has gone bad within the mirrors, and that it has to be sent back to the manufacturer to be retooled. I've been waiting for the lamp to burn out, and when that occurs, I'll have it all repaired (expensive $$$)...

  • rdsnake Jan 04, 2008

    I have the same problem. Somebody told me it might be the light engine but i noticed the bulb lens and color wheel?? have cracks. Anyone discovered the real cause of this problem?

  • kimble01 Jan 29, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. Started as a small smudge in the upper left-hand corner and grew to about 12" diagonal. I currently have the TV apart to try and find the issue. I believe the cause is 4 small mirrors shaped like a trapezoid just after the color wheel. It appears that tape was used hold these together for assembly and the heat from the lamp has discolored the mirrors and cause a small bubble of tape, which becomes huge as it travels all those mirrors. I am not sure I can get those mirrors back together...anyone know where I could buy the replacement part?

  • Burkels Nov 04, 2008

    I have the same problem, but my upper left corner only went dark after I replaced the bulb. Did I do it wrong???

  • daisyfay9 Nov 23, 2008

    I have a large shadow which appaers over my picture of my RCA Scenium HD61THW263. I has a brand new lamp, so lamp is not the problem. Any idea how to fix this? It is in the shape of a V and goes half way down the center of the TV, no electronics nearby.



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No, don't wait. Make sure you get RCA to cover this under warranty. Don't wait for everyone with this model to have the same problem and jam up RCA with the customer service nightmare that is rampant in this industry.

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