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Hitachi 53SDX01B Rear Projection Television - No Picture

Everything seems to work, although there is no picture. I am assuming that the bulbs need replacement (?). The TV was purchased in 2000 - 2001.
Upon inspection, I cannot figure out where the bulbs/lamps are within the three lens assemblies.
Any guidance is greatly appreciated!
Tamara & son, Dan

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  • artsharp1 Apr 04, 2008

    Thanks sprintsfan.

    After further checking, I see that this TV does not have a bulb.

    This is a CRT-based RPTV. It doesn't have a lamp. It has 3 CRTs in the base,

    Does anyone have any ideas as to why the picture, all of a sudden, just quit showing up?

    Thanks in advance,


  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2008

    tv was working turned off for nite in morning turned on did not get picture or sound did here a clicking when tv is being turned on checked the main power source board for any blown fuses did not find any now iam stuck

  • mwshitachi Nov 30, 2008

    Picture began going fully dark while watching it, then would return to normal picture on its own. Now when I turn the TV on the sound works but there is no picture.



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I have a 50" r.p. Hitachi, kinda had the same problem, it would go off at different times and i't hit on the back and get it to come back on,but after awlhile i'd have to hit it more and harder to get it back on till it quit, the menu would come on and would show the video 1 ,3 and that in the corner.After paying $75 for a guy to say it wasn't worth fixing i tried myself. Not knowing what i was doing, i checked all wire plug connections. Found 2 that wasn't seated good replugged them and still didn't work then tried the bulbs, just kinda jiggled all 3 one didn't feel the same so just tapped on it alittle and it popped, i guess back into place, anyway turned on the tv and it worked. Had moved it recentlly so i don't know if that is what moved the bulb. Hope this helps, also mine is a '94 model.

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