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DLP TV Blown Bulb: LG RE44SZ21RD

I'm fairly certain that the bulb has blown in this set OR that the TV refuses to start up after 8,000 hours of bulb life. I THINK I can order and replace the bulb, but how do I reset the bulb counter (given that I can't get a picture of any sort at the moment). I assume that the counter needs to be reset before I'll get a picture, even with a new bulb.
Thanks in advance,
Matt.

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  • Coriakin Apr 10, 2008

    Wow, thanks for getting back so quickly! It's an LG RE44SZ21RD. This is a back projection DLP.
    Cheers - Matt.

  • Coriakin Apr 10, 2008

    Thanks for getting back to me so quickly. It's a LG RE44SZ21RD, which is a back projection DLP.

  • hdsweet Apr 23, 2009

    LG Model RU - 52sz30



    Have replaced the bulb but having green lines across picture, and sometimes the picture just goes green and bright like a negative picture?

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MY DOG SAW HIS REFLECTION ON THE SCREEN WHEN IT WAS NOT ON SO HE WAS HITTING MY TV HARD THINKING ITS ANOTHER DOG BY THE TIME I GOT THERE IT WOULDN'T START,THE BULB WAS ALSO BURNT SO THEN I CHANGED THE BULB NOW THE COLOR IS YELLOW AND PURPLISH I CAN'T GET THE COLORS,CAN ANY1 HELP??? THANX . MR.MIAYGI

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