Question about Televison & Video

3 Answers

Rca dlp tv

My tv is doing the blinking on and off of the power button light and I have no picture, it is also making some weird buzzing noise, it was a floor model and i have only had it for 2 months but at walmart it was on 24 hrs a day , is this the bulb that needs to be replaced and if so is it ok to get a replacement bulb that is not directly from RCA ? I have found better prices online or do you get what you pay for?

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • Tracimistv May 21, 2008

    Hi Jango2 thanks for your help, it is 4 flashes then a gap , if that helps? are there different number flashes indicating different problems?

  • Tracimistv May 21, 2008

    Hi Its an RCA model # m50wh72syx1 and it says lamp B , thanks I appreciate the help. Also the noise it makes is like the bulb is trying to come on but doesn't and it's hard to hear , you have to really listen. I know that doesn't explain it very well but I don't know how else to explain it. We like this TV , we bought it as a floor model at walmart a couple months ago, even bought the 2 year extended warranty , but that doesn't kick in until the 1 year RCA warranty expires so I actually went through EXCEL DLP genuine Oslam bulbs and ordered 2 , thought it would be good to have a backup and instread of charging $300 like RCA I got them for $157 each and they warranty them for 1 year and they have free UPS ground shipping in the US which is great for anyone else reading this that needs a bulb, I am just hoping the new bulb will fix the problem, we do not want to replace a 50' tv with an LCD the cost is too much , especially with toddlers playing around it , I don't want to take any chances , I would rather keep this one until they get a bit older. Thanks for your help, I sincerely appreciate it.

  • rvnotary Aug 26, 2008

    I am also having the same problem. We can hear the sound of the station it is tuned into, but the picture does not show up and eventually it begins the power button falshing. It flashed 5 times then turns itself off, then returns itself back on two more times before it completely quits trying. I am a little worried about taking it to a repair shop due to cost. If it is something I can fix on my own I would like to explore that option. We have had the set for 3 years and we love the picture quality. Can someone help? Thanks

  • Jango Fixit
    Jango Fixit May 11, 2010

    How many flashes before a gap?. For eg. 8 flashes, gap, 8 flashes, gap......

×

3 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 8,617 Answers

I would need the model number as the ATC chassis DLPs have different code structures. Buzzing could be the ballast, lamp DM3 or the light engine, but if you post the model number I will be able to help you out with the problem

Posted on May 21, 2008

Nope 4 flashes and then a gap?

Posted on May 27, 2008


  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 38 Answers

Hey did you mean 5 or 4 flashes?. You need to count one for every time the l.e.d. goes ON. Please recheck and revert back.
Jango

Posted on May 27, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Have a dlp samsung HLT6176S no picture already replaced the bulb still no picture what gives


Remove the lamp and look at the color wheel that faces it.

If wheel is shattered or missing pieces set will know it is not moving or moving too slow and shut set and lamp off.

Not all color wheels when fail make a sound



5_6_2012_5_43_10_pm.jpg

May 06, 2012 | Samsung DLP HL-P5663W 56" TV

1 Answer

50 inch rca dlp tv. new bulb. makes a loud


Color Wheel needs to be replaced. Call PartStore.com
1-866-925-7278 For Part number go to Encompass Parts Distribution they will list part number.

Apr 28, 2010 | RCA HDLP50W151 50" Rear Projection HDTV

1 Answer

My RCA 52inch DLP TV has 5 blink red lights and is making a loud buzzing sound. I am pretty sure it's the color wheel, but from your experience, could this be it?


the loud buzzing could mean something is stuck in the color wheel or that it's shattered. Either way, you're going to need a new color wheel, I agree.

Feb 04, 2010 | RCA Televison & Video

2 Answers

My 36' RCA TV JUST QUIT WORKING. TURNED ON POWER


A shorted horizontal output transistor or shorted flyback. If the flyback is shorted replace also its HOT.

Apr 05, 2009 | RCA F36650 36" TV

1 Answer

RCA HDTV DLP Rear Projection TV wont turn on


RCA Projection tvs are trash,should be off the market.

Mar 29, 2009 | RCA Scenium D40W20 40" Rear Projection...

1 Answer

I need help with my rca tv


probably bad color wheel. not an easy repair. some of the rca dlp required the light engine be
pulled out to replace color wheel.

Feb 24, 2009 | RCA HD61LPW175 61" Rear Projection HDTV

2 Answers

RCA dlp 50"


Buzzing is usually indicating the color wheel is defective. Or it could also be the lamp fan malfunctioning as well. My quess would be the color wheel as thats a fast moving part which is prone for bearing failure.

Aug 03, 2008 | RCA HDLP50W151 50" Rear Projection HDTV

1 Answer

Buzzing loud noise constantly.


I HAVE A RCA 50 HDTV DLP MODEL #D50LPW134 IT MAKE A BUZZING SOUND AND NO PICTURE i CHANGE THE BULB AND STILL NOT WORKING.

cantrin@hotmail.com

Ken

Dec 12, 2007 | RCA Scenium HDLP61W151 61 in. HD-Ready...

4 Answers

Loud humming or high pitch buzzing noise coming from my rca dlp tv 50 inch


I have a very high pitched sound and when I move the tv it will stop for a second or two and then start again. The sound sometimes stops all together. But very high pitch sound.

Aug 08, 2007 | RCA HDLP50W151 50" Rear Projection HDTV

Not finding what you are looking for?
Televison & Video Logo

Related Topics:

948 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Televison & Video Experts

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

72640 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70374 Answers

Are you a Televison and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...