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Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-14-2014, 07:02 PM
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Posted By ChuckF.
Five red XBR2 means "lamp driver bad", aka...

Five red XBR2 means "lamp driver bad", aka ballast.

Fault indications in any set with a lamp are not always reliable in the case of "bad lamp" or "bad ballast". That's because all that lies...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By ChuckF.
It appears your tv repair man knows his lamps. ...

It appears your tv repair man knows his lamps.

Re the power supply, have you watched and listened for the ballast trying to light the lamp? Did you measure for DC input voltage to the ballast at...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   10-02-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By ChuckF.
I don't have much faith in that TV repair shop...

I don't have much faith in that TV repair shop lamp test. These are arc lamps and one mode of failure is where the arc gap grows to the point where the ballast can no longer jump it.

Search the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-30-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By ChuckF.
We've had good results at AVS repairing light...

We've had good results at AVS repairing light tunnels with silicone sealant/gasket compound. Go to a car parts shop like Advance Auto, etc, and get a tube of silicone gasket sealant in the highest...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-24-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By ChuckF.
Not true at all. Philips, the company that...

Not true at all. Philips, the company that invented that kind of lamp, says that by typical end-of-life, they will be half as bright as when new.

They don't always pop either, sometimes the arc...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-23-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By ChuckF.
The first rule of troubleshooting, -always do a...

The first rule of troubleshooting, -always do a physical inspection of the lamp.

When a DLP TV tries to start itself, the ballast will try three times, separated by around 20s. Each time the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By ChuckF.
Step one is always: inspect the lamp.

Step one is always: inspect the lamp.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-05-2014, 09:43 PM
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Views: 792,666
Posted By ChuckF.
I've not seen a defect like that in a JVC D-ILA...

I've not seen a defect like that in a JVC D-ILA X-cube, but it's certainly possible. I have seen defects in the X-cube in Sony and Hitachi 3-LCD sets that I suspect are partial fractures of one of...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   09-01-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By ChuckF.
You said "The filter is perfect, but there is a...

You said "The filter is perfect, but there is a burn spot and general haziness INSIDE the first PBS cube."

What I have seen is that the haziness is in fact in the RSF. If you remove it by...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-24-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 63,369
Posted By ChuckF.
You're on the right track with the vacuum cleaner...

You're on the right track with the vacuum cleaner supplies, look at their generic HEPA filter material. You could also check HD/Lowes in the small gasoline tools department for replacement air...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   08-04-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 60,730
Posted By ChuckF.
New Rebuilder

There appears to be a new Sony light engine rebuilder on ebay based in Utah:
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Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By ChuckF.
Do a bing search for 'KDF-50E2000 download...

Do a bing search for 'KDF-50E2000 download service manual'. That's the more common US model. In the hits there's a free one in the first page.

280VDC is correct.

If you are getting 280VDC and...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By ChuckF.
I don't recall the ballast input VDC number from...

I don't recall the ballast input VDC number from the SM, by the way you should have one.

When the tv processor calls for Lamp, the ballast sends ~3-5KVAC to the lamp. A sign that this voltage is...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   06-25-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By ChuckF.
5 flashes on that set means "lamp driver bad"....

5 flashes on that set means "lamp driver bad". The lamp driver is what most of us call the ballast.

That error indication can also mean that the lamp is bad. Bad lamp is not always accurately...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,064
Views: 1,585,862
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ejuand http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/730418/official-sony-xbr2-60-70-owners-thread/12030#post_24752896)

I have an XR2 60...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AnthonyB http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531043/dlp-burn-in#post_24700774)

I had to take my TV apart to resolve a white dot...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-09-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jessika http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1526619/replaced-bulb-not-working-sony-55-e2000#post_24589084)

Hi there, 

My Sony...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-01-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23,993
Views: 2,828,887
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by George...

Quote:Originally Posted by George Cifranci http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/584936/official-2005-sony-kdsr-50-60xbr1-sxrd-owners-thread/23970#post_24553806)...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-26-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 181,158
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Elkyman87 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1278301/2010-mitsubishi-3d-dlp-owners-thread-638-series/1350#post_24532188)

Thanks...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-21-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Barrybud http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1523614/jvc-introduces-its-6th-generation-d-ila#post_24511601)

Way back in 2004-5 JVC...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nurseor2007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1518968/sony-red-light-blinks-5-6-times-please-help#post_24386018)

My sony...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-14-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lrizzo2001 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1517694/how-do-i-take-apart-a-sony-grand-wega-kf-60w610#post_24354577)

So I had...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ugreebo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1513886/wd62628-bulb-replacement#post_24260742)

Can't get replacement bulb to "seat"...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-11-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by domenachi http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1511114/samsung-dlp-not-working-strange-sound-link-to-video#post_24192763)

Hello...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By ChuckF.
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ruku320 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1510441/help-with-mitsubishi-wd-65833#post_24176554)

Need some help with my Mitsubishi...
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