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Ballast So is their multiple ballast? One for each lamp?

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  • kreed13 Apr 24, 2008

    I didn't mean to Refuse yours and accept Jaime. Was reading them all and trying to figure things out when hers got clicked. Sorry.

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Please post the question in the premium thread, where the problem had been described in detail. The expert credited with accepted solution (Fixya) will answer.
here is the link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/t536130-hitachi_53udx10b_power_button_flashes

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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  • Ginko
    Ginko Apr 23, 2008

    you can also use Ask me button on Jaime, my solution has been already refused, it is fair enough that the credited expert keep troubleshooting the problem .

    Regards

  • Ginko
    Ginko Apr 25, 2008

    I donot want to push you in accepting my solution or refusing other expert help, but if you did not mean to refuse go back and refuse or accept right solution. I do not think it is fair that another expert get payed while I am being asked to work at this in his place.

    In your case you have to test boards inside.

    There is one main power board and 3 PWB boards for the lamps (R, G,B) (some seller call these ballast, but this can create a problem). You need to test first the main Power PWB, then if it is not that the test the 3 PWB on the lamps .
    Here is a general troubleshooting diagram for locating the problem with diags etc..


    Here is the diagram for testing the bpoards, start from PSU:



    Here is PSU schematic


    Here are RGBs.


    I Can waste 15 or 20 mins in uploading the whole service manual (worth $15) in regular pdf format, but at this point you really need to decide what expert you are asking to. I am sure other expert will have service manual the same.
    It is your choice.

    Regards

  • Ginko
    Ginko Apr 25, 2008

    One more thing , if you buy parts buy straight from hitachi , it is safer and less risk to buy wrong part. To find out were the problem is you need to test boards into TV, distance troubleshooting is just bit more than a startup point.

    Regards

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Your set uses the Phillips UPH100W 1.3 100http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/ 1amp bulb part number 6912V00006A which uses Ballast EUC 6913V0002A and the actual ballast isMB03CA part number 6871VSMB13F I would contact LG and give them these numbers. Is your ballast bad or is the BallastEUC bad? Let me know if I can help you further.

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Where is the ballast to turn on or "fire"the lamp on a JVC HD56-GC87 LOCATED??


I don't see a way to attach a file. Reply or send me your email address. I will send you the entire dis-assembly procedure.

3.1.3.18 REMOVING THE LAMP BALLAST BLOCK (Fig.6)
• Remove the LAMP COVER.
• Remove the BODY COVER.
• Remove the BODY BRACKET.
• Remove the MAIN UNIT.
(1) Remove the 2 screws [H].
(2) Remove the LAMP BALLAST DUCT.
(3) Remove the 2 screws [I].
(4) Remove the LAMP BALLAST UNIT.
(5) Remove the 1 screw [J].
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Fist what is a TV ballast?

A television's ballast is a device connected to the lamp that provides an electric current, keeping the lamp operational. If you have a new lamp that isn't working properly, then you will more than likely need to replace the ballast. Replacing your television's ballast is less challenging than working with other parts of a Samsung Television, and is something that you should be able to do yourself.


  1. Remove the back panel of your Samsung DLP television, and then remove the lamp.
  2. Carefully unscrew the cover sensor switch, which should be located near the bottom-right side.
  3. Remove the two screws holding the lamp connector in place and slide it out.
  4. Remove the screws holding the inside unit of the TV in place, and very carefully ease the right side out, allowing access to the ballast.
  5. Unscrew the circuit board, remove the two cables going to the existing ballast and replace it with the new ballast in the same fashion.
  6. Put the inside unit of the television back in place and screw it in.
  7. Reattach the cover sensor switch.
  8. Reinstall the lamp and screw the back panel of the television back into position.
hope it works..

this is a image of the ballast of a Samsung .


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How To Know if it is the Lamp, or Ballast, that has failed.


Hi There. This is a very common issue with most rear projection Televisions. For example, you and your loved one are watching a great, and captivating movie, but suddenly, the screen go's blank. There is a "Lamp" signal in the right or left upper corner of the screen, and its flashing. Im sure at this time, you are very upset, and your loved one is, as well. don't worry about a thing. I will explain what is actually going on in this situation. In most situations, this will be a blown lamp, but in others, this will be a failed ballast.

Ok, first we will go over a few symptoms. The first will be the "lamp"

LAMP FAILURE

The lamp has only one symptom of failure. this will be a single pop, or a faint overheated filament smell. Normally you will here a single pop before the screen will go blank. The sound may continue, in some models.

BALLAST FAILURE

The ballast is a little tricky to diagnosis, audibly. There are three main symptoms of failure here.

1. The TV will usually give a "LAMP" failure code, even when the lamp has been replaced.

2. The TV will not make the normal click noise, or surge noise during start up. The absence of the start up surge noise is one of the quickest ways to determine whether the ballast or power board are bad, other than the lamp, itself.

3. The TV will make erratic, or rapid clicking noises during start up(5 clicks for every 3 secs). This is an indication of a weak ballast. It is unable to power up the lamp.

Now. Once you are faced with this issue, I would advise to simply test the ballast. Once exposed, you can visually inspect the component's as well. I will guide you through this with my procedure below.

The Lamp, and ballast are housed in close proximity of each other in most rear projection DLP sets. There is an access panel located on the bottom rear side of the unit. Most standard Phillip head screw drivers will due. Once the screws are removed from the rear access panel, the panel can be removed, and put aside. Once the panel if removed, the internals will be exposed. The Light engine platform is where the engine, and lamp housing will be mounted. The lamp/ballast housing is slightly to the right of the light engine. It will be black, in color. Ok, gently unscrew the light engine platform screws,and separate all harness connection to the engine,before pulling the platform away form the cabinet. Make sure the wires going to the digital board are removed from the light engine Assembly, and lamp/ballast housing as well. It is very important to make sure that all wires are disconnected from the light engine, and lamp housing before the engine platform is pulled away from the unit cabinet. Ok, once the platform is removed from the unit, simply pinch the plastic clips and pull to remove the vent housing. Now, once the vent housing is removed, the ballast will be exposed. Pull the smaller connector (ballast control cables), out carefully. Be sure that you don't damage the connector or the cables. Ok, now you release the lamp housing, and remove it. It is just to the side of the ballast housing. Once the lamp housing is removed, the ballast will have a few screws holding it on the engine platform. Simply remove the ballast mounting screws, and lift up the ballast housing of the platform.

NOTE_Normally, the ballast has Two connections to the digital board and power supply. The third connector goes to the lamp. Connector one powers the ballast, while connector two, gives operation instructions to the ballast.

Ok. Once the ballast housing is removed from the platform, place it on a separate table, and remove the ballast housing screws to expose the ballast circuit board and components. This is where you will need to access a multimeter. testing is needed to confirm ballast failure. Although there are visual indications that will confirm failure, i would suggest to test as well. Observe the ballast before proceeding. If oil is leaking from the ballast, stop here and remove the ballast. Leaking oil indicates that the ballast is damaged beyond any doubt as the internal seal has been ruptured by excessive heat. This is one of the visual indicators that will require you to go ahead and replace the ballast. If there are no oil leaks visible, move on to the testing procedure. Turn the Volt Ohmmeter to "ohms" and touch the ends of the two probes together. The meter should show continuity or a direct short. Touch the probes of the meter to one of the white wires and one of the colored, blue or yellow, or any wires that comes from the ballast. This should show a short or continuous circuit. If it does not, the ballast is bad and should be replaced.

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1. Short out door switch (SP001)
2. Apply AC power and wait till DM module boots
3. Press power switch and observe spark gap on ballast
4. If spark gap arcs, suspect Lamp. If color wheel starts but ballast won’t strike
lamp, go to next step.
5. Measure BP252 on AC IN CBA for +300Vdc. If missing check door switch, cable
from AC IN CBA to switch and AC IN PCB. If correct go to next step.
6. Monitor pin 2 of BT251 for Ballast ON command from Light Engine. If present
suspect Ballast. If missing suspect Light Engine. Pin 5 of BT251 starts at 3.3V
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