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RCA DLP HD50LPW166 Works fine for 15sec

My DLP turns on fine, looks and sounds good, then after 15 sec. the picture dies and the power button flashes 5 times. Then the picture slowly comes back for another 15 secs and repeats. I've pulled the lamp out and checked everything and blew it out with some air but it wasn't really that dirty. (its only 18mon old) I di hear the wheel turn on when the picture first comes on.

Will a Lamp really fix it? Its seems the lamp work fine for a quick period.

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    the power light blinks 5 times and then restarts for a few seconds an then repeats

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Same Problem here. After some investigating and speaking with one Lamp supplier they told me to replace the Lamp Ballast first (this is mine EUC 120 P/H11 9137 008 09405). I found one on Ebay. Since this may also wear out the bulb, I may have to replace that also. If I can get my TV working (HD50LPW166YX6) for around $150.00 for both, I'll be happy even if i get only 6 month of use out of it. Did I mention the TV was free? :o) Hope this helps.

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