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TV shuts down

My HP m6580n shuts down after 1-3 hours. No warning lights or error message. TV flickers a little before shutting down. Picture looks great otherwise.

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  • paul r Dec 20, 2007

    I have the EXACT SAME problem.



    HP tech support said that this may be due to an old bulb, but they weren't sure.

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In response to the "Guest" post on 12/21/07, first, thanks for your reply. Yes, I agree that it's potentially a thermal issue, given that the longer it's on, the more often it happens. However, I have never gotten temperature warning lights to come on in relation to this issue. (Maybe the temperature sensor is broken.) I have a new bulb coming tomorrow, so I can see if that fixes things. If not, the next thing will be for me to pull off the back panel and vaccuum everything out to see if the heat sinks have gotten dirty (and therefore, less effective).

HP said they would allow me to return the bulb within 21 days, so it doesn't cost me anything to try the new bulb.

I'll put up another post with my results later.

- Paul

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  • paul r Dec 30, 2007

    I recently received a new bulb for my HP Pavillion md5880n TV. After replacing the bulb, the flickering and random shut downs stopped. After 4 days of heavy usage, I have seen no repeat of these problems.



    Jim4: buy a new bulb and see if your problems go away. If they don't, HP will allow you to return your bulb within 21 days of purchase. Be aware the bulb costs $350.

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Stating the obvious, I suppose, but it may be possible that the TV is simply overheating. These giant TVs create a LOT of heat. Perhaps removing it from your current TV cabinet and setting it on a stand outside will help. You may even want to try a small fan to blow air to the back of the machine to see if this fixes the issue.

If so, and it's under warranty, I'd have a tech look at it. May be replacement parts that won't run as hot.

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