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tv seems to turn on but no picture?

When I press the power button on my Samsung Dlp TV (HLR-5067W) it seems like the TV turns on but there is no picture. Also, when the power button is pressed the lamp indicator flashes on the power button then the TV shuts itself off. When I look in back of the TV where the lamp is, light is visible from where the lamp is located but no picture. I wanted to know if this problem is due to a burned out lamp or is it due to some other problem.

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Reseat your lamp....

I might suggest opening up the lamp cover and reseating your lamp.

Here's a Samsung_HD_Tech quick fix, and I'll walk you through a process that will "Re-seat your lamp". If you locate and open up the lamp housing, you'll see your lamp.

Here's an example of what you'll see:
http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp60/samsung_hd_tech/samsung-dlp-lamp-2.jpg

Now, if you either unscrew the two screws where the yellow arrows are, or the one screw where the red arrow is (Depending on the model you have), you'll be able to pull the lamp out a little. Don't worry, the screws shouldn't fall in the unit, as they should be attached to the lamp housing.

You don't have to pull the lamp all the way out (if you do, that's okay), but if you pull it out a little (6 inches or so), and then firmly push it back into place and rescrew it in, and close up your outer panel, that may very well fix your problem.

The outside panel does need to be back in for the television to turn on. There is a blue kill switch there, but you don't want to fool with that.

A few general rules here.
1. If you do pull the lamp all the way out, do not touch the glass face.
2. Perform this procedure while the lamp is cool, and preferably not after consecutively watching "24", Seasons 1-7
3. If the first one doesn't take, try re-seating it again. It may take a few times to reset whatever is triggering the warning.

So a recap: Unscrew the lamp, pull it out a little, firmly push it back in, rescrew the lamp, and close it up and see what happens. It sounds crazy, but if it fixes your problem without a service tech OR a new lamp, that'd be a good thing.

Keep me posted.

--HDTech

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Same Issue as dashboard713

I have the exact same problem as dashboard713 but have figured that after several attempts we could get the TV to come on but yesterday it wont come on at all. Replaced the lamp and ballast with no luck.

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Just wondering.

If the service person did all that, surely they would tell you what next or offer an estimate for the repairs.

Maybe, and I'm guessing here you did all that and need to find a TV Repair forum?
Bob

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Dashboard turning on issue.

Hi this problem sounds like a relativley cheap and easy fix.
Sounds like you have some burst capacitors they go raised on the top when they are no longer any good.
All you have to do is order exact same ones off ebay they are only pennies unsolder old ones and solder new ones in place that will solve your turning on issue out and will probably cost no more than a fiver.
There is a youtube video showing you what to do in this case.
I have done 3 different tvs with same problem this seems to be a common problem with lg and samsung tvs.
The first tv i done with this issue is still working perfectly 3 years after the repair.
Good luck with it.

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Did you ever get the problem resolved?

I was womdering if youever got theproblem rsolved...I tried the "re-seating and a new buld" but still the set won't come on (althoug the lamp is definately lit).

If the ballast is shot, would the lamp come on at all? I'm trying to determine If I should try the ballast or color wheel next.

Thanks.

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Reset

I tried resetting the lamp and that did not solve the problem. However I did end up replacing the lamp and now my TV works likes a champ. It's working again with the picture as bright as when i first bought it. I was hoping it was just a dead lamp and thank goodness it was, my warranty had expired and didn't want to have to pay more than what was really necessary.

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Samsung sync Master xl2270 same problem

My monitor keeps failing in the same way, hard to get work done. Is there a "lamp" on this monitor? If so, how do I get at it?

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Samsung sync Master xl2270 same problem -

jeffcheese,

There's a light source, but it's different than a DLP's lamp, which is use replaceable. Monitor lamps are not user replacable. If the problem is with the monitor itself, it may require a service call to 800-SAMSUNG.

--HDTech

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Same Problem

I have the exact same problem as dashboard713 but have figured that after several attempts we could get the TV to come on but yesterday it wont come on at all. Replaced the lamp and ballast with no luck. Did you ever get your problem fixed?

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Same Problem

I figured out that this problem is with the humidity level in your house. Check your humidity level and if needed get a dehumidifier. I too would unplug it for hours or a day and it sometimes would come back on. I then checked the humidity level which was high. Turned on dehumidifier and no problem ay all for the last 3 months.

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Sound but no picture what's so ever

Sound but no picture what's so ever

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Sound but no picture what's so ever

Sound but no picture what's so ever

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Sound but no picture

What should I do? Only had this tv since October!

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Not your problem?

A 2 month old TV is in warranty. Let them do the repair.

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