For you techies out there, you might be interested in this. This guy picks up a Samsung DLP that someone left at the curb. The TV works minus a minor few things wrong with it. Whats interesting is that he disassembles the light engine and fires up the TV. He films the DMD chip displaying an image, and at another point he places a piece of paper in the light path and it promptly catches on fire! Anyways, pretty interesting.
By the end of the videos, he does manage to fix the two original problems with the set but not without creating a brand new one