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RCA DLP SCENIUM HD50LPW166 NO PICTURE OR SOUND

When I unplug the TV and plug it back in. The blue power light will stay on for 10 seconds and will flash in sequence...off-on-off-on-off-on-off-on-off-and on again but will stay on for a minute and do the same sequence again. There is no picture or sound. If you have any idea why this maybe doing this I would be very greatful as I am fixin to pull my hair out trying to figure this out

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  • beingboard May 21, 2008

    The model number is HD50LPW166YX7

    The chassis is ATC332

    I hope you can figure it out I cant find any information or a service manual anywhere on the internet

  • beingboard May 21, 2008

    I didnt find anything on the website for my tv

  • beingboard May 21, 2008

    I have checked the website several times today and there has been no change...I am really needing this fixed....

  • beingboard May 22, 2008

    I hope this can be fixed pretty cheap.. I love this HDTV and want to use it for years to come. When you say the lights power supply is it the Caps or the whole chassis itself... I am just wondering the most its going to cost in parts and hoping it nothing major like the light engine..I am looking forward in tearing into this and getting it fixed

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    NO picture, we do have sound. The light comes on then blinks.

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Let me know the model number of your set and I should be able to help you out with it, as the ATC dlp chassis have different things that goes wrong but I should be able to help you out as RCA DLPs are my favorite to diagnose.

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    Sonny Berry May 21, 2008

    What youre describing is a 5 code this indicates that a check lamp condition has occured. which can mean that the lamp has burned out. or the lamp door is open or there is a problem with the lamps power supply. With this model I would recommend not buying a lamp unless you have checked the system first. As the lamps are exspensive. I will post a link of the other site that I work for as a support tech. they have the full service manual for your set that breaks it down step by step for you, and when you purchase the manual you recieve free unlimited tech support by instant messageing so you can get to the cause and remedy of your set. They email the service manual out within an hour after you pruchase and also send the info on how to obtain your free tech support. Heres the link i recommend you get the manual and free support as it will save you alot of money and alot of head ache.

    http://servicemanuals.vstore.ca/

  • Sonny Berry
    Sonny Berry May 21, 2008

    I just checked, the girls must have had problems loading the new items as I see some of the manuals are gone and circuit boards are enterd in their place. I will get the front office to check and get them straightened out and I will send you an email when the manuals are all listed again for your model, should onlt take an hr or so

  • Sonny Berry
    Sonny Berry May 22, 2008

    I am currently checking as well they deleted some files But we have them all on back up. Its just a matter of time trying to locate that file but we should be able to have it back up loaded by this evening. I will send a post to this thread as soon as we get it loaded

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