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I need some advice on replacement blubs for my kdsr60 XBR1

by wlreiter / October 23, 2012 5:52 AM PDT

I recently bought a non-Sony XL5100 replacement blub from Amazon thinking that all blubs are alike; I still had a working Sony blub as my spare. When I installed the non-Sony blub, the picture began to flicker making it unwatchable. Re-installing the working Sony blub immediately solved the flickering problem. Amazon replaced their blub, but the flickering returned. Now they are saying that the ballast board/power supply is not sending sufficient power to the new lamp, thus causing the flicker. This sounds fishy. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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Sadly it can be true.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 24, 2012 2:59 AM PDT

But why not return it and get the Sony bulb? Or just return it and wait for this bulb to fail?
Bob

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blubs for my kdsr60 XBR1
by dissolved / November 8, 2012 9:56 AM PST

Buy the correct bulb.

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