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Sony KDF-42WE655 Replacement Lamp

I replaced my lamp on my KDF-42WE655 LCD Projection TV with a Phillips PHI/A1606-034B (XL-2100U). After installing the new lamp I smell a burning smell. I have not noticed any problem with picture quality but am concerned about the burning smell. Please advise

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  • Brian Vibberts Oct 11, 2012

    I just replaced the same lamp in the same exact Sony TV and I smell the same smell.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    I am experiencing a blue halo in the background of the picture. I just replaced lamp and housing with a new oem phillips xl 2400 lamp hoping it would eleminate issue. No such luck. Any suggestions.
    Thank you.

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First thing i would ask is where is the smell coming from?

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