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Hello, my Samsung DLP tv starting showing some white spots on the screen. Its started off as just a few, however have multiplied exponentially over the past week or so. Also the tv very sporatically will shut off by itself, and will usually remain on after being turned back on?

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Hi sounds like dpl ic chip is faulty

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try this and see if it makes a difference
open the lamp door look for the blue switch(bottom left i think)
take the loose wire(blue and white) wrap it over the switch to hold it back
and while your back there make sure you dont have a lot of dust blocking the vent on the back cover

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

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You will actually get white and black dots , the black ones are tougher to see because of the color in the background , within 2 months youre picture will be fully covered with dots....I went through the Samsung website troubleshooting flow chart , and it led me to a bad Digital Micromiror Device , or DMD board . What is actually the problem is the DMV chip connected to this board . Inside this chip are 3 million tiny mirrors ,and when they physically get stuck , they either show black or white instead of a color . Samsung will not tell me the part number of the chip , they will only offer to send a service tech to my house .

Posted on Jul 30, 2008

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BAD LIGHT ENGINE call UED 1-800-648-6657

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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If these spots are small, they are likely the visual effect of a failing DLP chip. When some of the tiny mirrored surfaces on the chip stop moving, this is the result. This is not something you can fix yourself. A Samsung authorized service center will charge $400-$500 to replace it for you.

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See link below for "field of stars" fix:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1107926

Worked a charm on my 50" Samsung DLP. Read thread carefully as there are 2 different version of the DMD chip you will need to replace. I ended up fixing mine for less than $165!

Chuck

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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