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Just replace the lamp.. there is a burning like smell, does anyone know what is causing this smell?

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After the projection lamp was replaced the tv work fine right?The burning smell,is the burning carbon from the dead projection lamp.

Posted on Oct 06, 2010

  • laram Nov 22, 2010

    It smells after the new lamp was installed. Let it stay on for awhile but the smell continues. Every time I turn it on. Only takes a couple of seconds till the house smells. Have to shut it off after a couple minutes because the smell is too strong.

  • Dianna Dec 22, 2012

    i have an Thomson 50DSZ644 with the same prpblem. here after replacing the lamp some hourse was the picture fine. but next day i turned on the tv AND IN THE MIDDLE IT STAY VERRY DARK.

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