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White Dots in Samsung DLP TV

I have a Samsung HLS5086W - 50 inch Rear projection. I had one white spot a couple of weeks back and now there are more than 50 dots. I realized that its a known issue in Samsung DLP TV. I called up Samsung and they are not providing any kind of help in getting this rectified, no discount, no recall, nothing. And looks like it will be more than $400 - $500 to get it fixed. Is there a way for us to collectively talk to Samsung and have them recall this??

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SOURCE: Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV

You will actually get white and black dots , the black ones are tougher to see because of the color in the background , within 2 months youre picture will be fully covered with dots....I went through the Samsung website troubleshooting flow chart , and it led me to a bad Digital Micromiror Device , or DMD board . What is actually the problem is the DMV chip connected to this board . Inside this chip are 3 million tiny mirrors ,and when they physically get stuck , they either show black or white instead of a color . Samsung will not tell me the part number of the chip , they will only offer to send a service tech to my house .

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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See link below for "field of stars" fix:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1107926

Worked a charm on my 50" Samsung DLP. Read thread carefully as there are 2 different version of the DMD chip you will need to replace. I ended up fixing mine for less than $165!

Chuck

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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Random dots or pixels failing on a DLP TV will be a bad DMD chip. This is a technician replace item only. The chip runs around 160 dollars list price. The part number will depend on which version the set uses and will be determined by the technician.

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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It seems you might have an issue with the dmd board. Go to the menu, and if the dots still show on the menu, the issue definitely is with the dmd board but if they don't come up on the menu, the issue will be with the video board.

Posted on Aug 20, 2009

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The random whit dots you are seeing is more than not the DMD or million little mirrors board. The white spots represent some of the mirrors that are sticking in the on position. In that case they are always reflecting white light from the lamp. I don't concider the DMD board a do it yourself repair since on the older DLP set it requires mechanical alignment as well. The best thing to do is contact a techincian and see what they might charge to repair the TV for you. Please take a few moments to rate my answer...Thanks..

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Own a Samsung DLP TV 42 inch and white dots have


The random whit dots you are seeing is more than not the DMD or million little mirrors board. The white spots represent some of the mirrors that are sticking in the on position. In that case they are always reflecting white light from the lamp. I don't concider the DMD board a do it yourself repair since on the older DLP set it requires mechanical alignment as well. The best thing to do is contact a techincian and see what they might charge to repair the TV for you. Please take a few moments to rate my answer...Thanks..

Nov 15, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Had one last week and now there are 6. they are


Hi,

You get white spots inside the samsung DLP tv due to bad Digital Micromiror Device , or bad DMD board .

What is actually the problem is the DMV chip connected to this board . Inside this chip are 3 million tiny mirrors ,and when they physically get stuck , they either show black or white instead of a color
This is well know problem with SAMSUNG DLP...

The DMD chip is failing.If not under warranty expect to pay a few hundred to several hundred to get it fixed

The mirrors on the DLP chip are slowly sticking either fully open (white) or fully closed (black). The part that contains the DLP chip is the Light Engine. It is the most expensive part of the TV.Only the Samsung TVs has this issue.

Replacing the DLP chip and the micro mirror would solve this issue...

Pleaserate this solution,
Rnj VINODKUMAR

Nov 11, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Small white dots are emerging all over my Samsung DLP TV - 46`


Bad Light Engine,Call UED for price of rebuilt one!
1-800-648-6657 TIP if you have never replaced color wheel,they 9/10 go bad also!

Sep 28, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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White dots on Samsung 50* Model


Yes, It is problem with DMD module in light engine that will be replaced.
Hope Samsung will help you in replacement. Please update about outcomes.
Thanks.

Sep 09, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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I have white dots appearing on my samsung dlp.


If the white spots are appearing in different spots or "Moving" it is the DMD board beginning to fail. Samsung DLPs seem to have a lot of DMD board failures. I would expect it to completely fail in the next couple months.

If there are only a couple small white spots that never go away it could be a mirror that is seized on the chip, but it's far more likely that the DMD board is going bad.

Aug 10, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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White dots on screen of 50 Samsung DLP


Random dots or pixels failing on a DLP TV will be a bad DMD chip. This is a technician replace item only. The chip runs around 160 dollars list price. The part number will depend on which version the set uses and will be determined by the technician.

Jul 23, 2009 | Samsung HLN567W 56" Rear Projection HDTV

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White spots


Yea it is engine can be sent off to to be rebuilt but that runs about 300-400

Jun 22, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV


Mine is having the same problem. It started around Memorial Day and is only getting worse. One white dot is now a dozen. I called Samsung several times and was given the brush off. They clearly know this is a problem and are failing to respond to the problem in hopes that people will deal with it on their own. It does not matter if your warranty is expired. This is a latent product defect. They are still liable and obligated to fix the problem. I have filed a complaint with the better business bureau. If the company does not respond, I'm taking this to small claims court to get reimbursed for any cost to fix my tv.

Jun 02, 2009 | Samsung DLP HL-P4663W 46" Rear Projection...

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Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV


If your Mitsubishi TV has white spots in the picture , you can call Mitsubishi @ 1-800-332-2119 and request a free DLP Chip to fix the problem. They will send the New DLP Chip at no charge to a TV Tech in your area to install it for $200 flat rate. That is about a $250 savings if you had to pay for the chip . Call them with your TV's Model number and serial number and let them know when and where you bought the TV.
It saved me some hard earned money and now my TV is like New !

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Numerous white spots on Smasung DLP TV


BAD LIGHT ENGINE call UED 1-800-648-6657

Feb 15, 2009 | Samsung HL-S4266W 42" HDTV

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