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How to remove back panel safely so i can clean dust out of projection area

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The best way to go about this would be if I send you the service manual which has detailed disassembly instructions with pictures. Please let me know whats your ID so that I can send it to you.

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To clean the lens and mirrors of your projection tv follow up please.

Unplug the TV from the power supply. Never undertake any type of repairs on electric equipment without first disconnecting from power. Take care in handling any electric parts, as some may contain a residual charge that can shock you.

Remove screws from the back cover and connection area of the TV. Be sure to put them in a safe place, or on a piece of paper with notations for where each one fits in the television

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You want to remove the top rear panel. Remove the screws and the top, along the sides, and along the middle of your TV (from the rear). Onec that is done be very careful because the mirroe is attached to the rear panel of the TV. set the back down and with a clean cloth and a can of air remove the dust off of the mirror, use a light window cleaner, after removing the dust. To clean the bulbs just use air to blow the dust off (not not attempt to clean the bulbs with any solvent.

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