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Toshiba TP55D80 rear projection has sunburn

I have a Toshiba TP55D80 rear projection TV. The set had been working
untill a couple of weeks ago, albeit with an orange-red cast and a slighly soft picture. It was turned on one day, and the sound was still working, but there
was no picture. The entire screen was red.

Even a relativley small LCD set is on the expensive side. I had been
thinking in terms of a 32" or 37" of which there are a couple of brands that would cost just under $1000.

Would it make sense to fix it? The size is better than what I would want
to spend in a new set.


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  • stealneil Mar 11, 2008

    I hear you!

    However, Id be curious to know what
    you would cite as the probable cause of the failure.
    Also, would you know what section of the yellow pages I should look at to find someone to haul it away?


  • stealneil Mar 12, 2008

    Thanks. Actually, as cause of failure I had meant which component. Just guessing myself
    as to the source of the color shift some months ago I had been looking at the price
    of projection lamps and saw that they were expensive.

    Thanks. I don't intend to repair the unit. I'm just curious.



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Nope...get a new one, my call..unless you like to do this a lot..

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Mar 12, 2008

    recycling electronics dealer..

    causes of failure?

    power interruptions..



    thankya for using fixya

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Mar 12, 2008

    well, even if I was on your doorstep, I'd need lab level diagnostics in my briefcase. Doing it online, through a chat would be an Act of God(smiling)..hope you find this good enough to rate when you're done.



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