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Power slow start/bulb light

Replaced the projection bulb and the light on the front panel still remains red/orange, is there a reset button or something? Also when you push the power button to turn the tv on, sometimes it has a slow start - like - the power light turns green/yellow like its about to come on and then shuts it self off and you repeat the procedure and it finally comes on. Any suggestions?

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  • Saphire03 Jan 16, 2008

    It could possibly be your ballst. What is this?

  • vze296bm May 19, 2009

    how do you relapce the ballast, the bulb is fine but won't power up... i hear a popping sound and sometimes a little crackling?



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Did you get the exact replacement lamp? Some have 1.1 arc gap some have 1.3 they wont interchange. If you got the exact lamp and your trouble is still the same. It could possibly be your ballst.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008

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    Sonny Berry Jan 16, 2008

    The Ballast is what fires the Lamp in a DLP set.Usually the sympton for a faulty light and or Ballst is repeated attempts to power up before the set runs.



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