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Tv freezes white and black negative image

TV works for about 30mins and then freezes in a black and white negative image. I can not turn off unless I unplug the tv. It will start back up and work for a short period of time. I just replaced the bulb and it seem to work for two days. Please advise...reading the forums it sounds like I have an issue with the degital board?

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  • shifty123 Apr 08, 2008

    I have the HLN507W which is basically the same TV. I am having the exact same problem. Not under warranty. New lamp does not fix it either. How does a digital board go bad if you have an expensive surge protector?

  • Days-late May 14, 2008

    My HLN5065W started freezing after a short time of being on. This started one week after the warranty expired. I am an electronics tech and could work on it myself if I had schematics. If not I would like to be sure I have the correct part number for the board so I can replace it. Maybe I can do a visual check to see where the small charge went off to take it out right after the warranty expired.
    HYLN5065WX/XAA ser# 36553CEX30096
    Any assistance would be greatly appreciated, it has been a great TV and we would like to fix it for less than the cost of a new TV.

  • ablochtein Jun 28, 2008

    I have the same problem..... Please help me.

    SVC Model: HLN5065WX/XAA, Serial Number 36553CEWC01756V.

  • anglemarzett Jul 08, 2008

    I have changed the color wheel and now i am having the same problem where the tv plays for awhile and turns to a black and white negative image then the picture goes out but volume still on and i have to unplug it to turn it off

  • SkiDude69 Jul 15, 2008

    I have the same issue with the black and white freeze up mine is a HLN5065WX/XAA can you get me the part and possibly a price / place to purchase it?

  • jolane220 Oct 24, 2008

    We replaced our dlp bulb and it too didn't work. Still turns off after a short time and off and on we get that negative white/black image pixel thing as well. We have a VIVITEK RP56HD22A Serial # M638JHCK01405

    Would like some help as well!

  • bearclawjj Nov 03, 2008

    Have the same issue on my HLN-4365W DLP. Warranty ended April 08 ( 4 year from 04) Happened in October along with color wheel replacement. Best Buy gave me the finger on any help. So will not be giving their stock any help going forward. Went to Cosco got a 47" LCD for 1100. DMD board for Samsung(the problem) cost 937.00....what a joke.. Original Best Buy purchase was 3500 including stand and warranty...

  • evankyla May 11, 2010

    I have the same problem. Please let me know anything that take care of the problem or what it may be.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    seems to be temp related, screen pixalates and freezes in black and white, remote won't work, have to unplug to restart.



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Remove back cover (14 screws)
As viewed from back, Right side, small fan
Clean fan, blow out lint between components.
Problem is over heating caused by fan not supplying enough air.
Problem solved
Component causing problem should have a added heat sink, to improve cooling.
Mfg should have a corrective action on this problem and defining component.

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The model is a hln5065w version 1, bk50l2...if that helps

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Replace the DMD modual. part # BP96-00249A

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Yes the digital board is the culprit. I need the complete model number so I can get you the correct part number. On the right hand side of the TV is a sticker with the model/serial and sometimes a version number. Get me all those and I will look up the part number.

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