Question about Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection HDTV-Ready Television

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White spots more everyday

I have a samsung projection tv. about 3 weeks ago two spots appeared. now there are over 30 spots. conveniently, they started appearing just weeks after the warranty expired. I went to the store where I purchased the tv. they told me it could be the lamp was going out or the mirrors (of which there are thousands of them) are going out. don't quite understand how a mirror can "go out" but was told if that was the case, it would be cheaper to just buy another tv.

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It is likely your color wheel causing the problem
see the link attached:
http://www.jangro.com/electronics/samsung-dlp-replace-color-wheel/

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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