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I bought my 73-737 back on May 27, 2009. On that day, my extended warranty through Consumer Priority Service will expire. Thankfully, I never had to use it (I had the DMD chip replaced in May of 2010 but that was replaced on the 1 year Mits warranty). I've had two lamps (the original and a genuine Mits replacement). The picture has gotten a little darker as the lamp has gotten older but changing the setting to bright has fixed that.
A small part of me is irked that I spent $500 on that warranty but never used it, but overall, the peace of mind was worth it (at least that's what I tell myself
The Mits is no longer my main TV ( I got a Vizio M801D-A3 in May of 2014) so it's now in my man cave & used less then 10 hours a week except during football season. I know all electronics will eventually fail but I wonder how many years I have left on it, what part will break & if it will be worth it to get it fixed? I had the Mits 65611 from 2003 to 2009 & I had a convergence failure. I went ahead & paid $250 to get it fixed but 5 months later the DMD module failed. I paid another $200 for that diagnosis but was told that that would be a expensive repair so I then purchased the 737-737. I know all of us who bought this series are in the same boat so I''d like to hear your thoughts. I tend to think that I would pay up to $500 on a repair if it would extend the life of the TV for a couple of years..
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