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I've had an Amazon Fire TV Stick connected to my Mitsubishi DLP for a while. Now suddenly when I try to play content from Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc., I get only sound but the screen displays a DHCP Error.

I called Amazon and was told that a DHCP update in recent days left some older TVs, including Mitsubishi DLPs, behind. They recommended that I get a new TV.

Nonsense?
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I've had an Amazon Fire TV Stick connected to my Mitsubishi DLP for a while. Now suddenly when I try to play content from Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc., I get only sound but the screen displays a DHCP Error.

I called Amazon and was told that a DHCP update in recent days left some older TVs, including Mitsubishi DLPs, behind. They recommended that I get a new TV.

Nonsense?
Tell them to ensure that the TV stick works as advertised. THEY made the change, not Mitsubishi.


I smell a lawsuit...
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I've had an Amazon Fire TV Stick connected to my Mitsubishi DLP for a while. Now suddenly when I try to play content from Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc., I get only sound but the screen displays a DHCP Error.

I called Amazon and was told that a DHCP update in recent days left some older TVs, including Mitsubishi DLPs, behind. They recommended that I get a new TV.





Nonsense?

I'd be insisting they refund the purchase price. They sold you their device that worked fine, then made it useless to you with THEIR update.
Nonsense indeed.
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I've had an Amazon Fire TV Stick connected to my Mitsubishi DLP for a while. Now suddenly when I try to play content from Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc., I get only sound but the screen displays a DHCP Error.

I called Amazon and was told that a DHCP update in recent days left some older TVs, including Mitsubishi DLPs, behind. They recommended that I get a new TV.

Nonsense?
Yes, "Nonsense". All of the device updates should be backward compatible.
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Yep. Unplugging everything (including the TV) and restarting did the trick. However as it turns out it really may have been a problem with the TV. I didn't realize at the time, but I was getting sound only (no video) from my cable box on another HDMI input. Restarting everything restored video on both the cable and the Fire TV Stick.
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As Rastro would say "RUH ROH GEORGE!"

My beloved 82" has started shutting off without warning and leaves the light blinking green rapidly. This has occurred about 6 times in the last 3 weeks. The set powers up and functions normally after turning it back on.

Does anyone know what this indicates? I was able to have the light engine replaced by MITS just outside of the warranty but that's the only thing that has been replaced to date.
My 82" would do that occasionally when I'd go from HD to a digital channel (on demand menu would do it most frequently) on the cable tuner box. I found that if I changed input to the Blu-ray quick enough, I could keep the tv from turning off. About a year ago, I installed a Yamaha receiver and all inputs run though it. The tv hasn't turned off by itself since.
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Just a quick note to let you all know that I just replaced the lamp for the first time in my WD65738. This comes after 4-1/2 years and 10,154 hours. I knew it was time, as the picture was very dim a few days ago, and the unit would not start at all yesterday - the lamp completely failed. The replacement is a OEM Mits. lamp.

As expected, the new lamp has basically made the TV like new - the picture is bright and crisp. I will recalibrate in the next few days, and hopefully get a few years out of this lamp, as well.
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