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Samsung HL R5067W Problem

Darkened band about 1 inch wide down the left side of the screen. The complete image is there, but just darkened in that band. Since the optics are rotated, I suspect that something has slipped down between the lamp and the imaging surface. I removed the lamp, but could see nothing from the (limited) view offered.

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  • Tom Stiller Aug 01, 2007

    Thanks for the prompt response.

    The set is nearly two years old and the problem only showed up in the last few weeks so I'll do some searching for take-apart instructions and parts availability.

  • tiggz1980 Aug 24, 2008

    Hi there i have the same problem with a Samsung SP46L6HX

    the band on mine is approx 2 inches wide on the left of the screen the only thing is if i tap the screen on the left it sometimes goes away but when turned off and back on its back to its usual self just wondering if something has fallen inside???

    help please its driving me crazy!!!

  • zippets Mar 01, 2009

    mine is about 2 inches on the left side also

    its a light gray i can still see the picter thur it also

    do i need a new lamp ???

    hl-r5067 is my model number



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You have a bad Light Tunnel in the Light engine, you can replace the engine, or try to replace the tunnel.

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