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Forum: Rear Projection Units   07-17-2010, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Well it has been 18 months since my fix and...

Well it has been 18 months since my fix and everything is still working great - knock wood !

One of the best summary posts, I have seen is on page 6 post 166.

Re: the class action suit, I...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-11-2009, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Several folks seem to be in a bind because they...

Several folks seem to be in a bind because they are uncomforatble with doing the repair themselves.

Many of the authorized Samsung technical repair shops are doing more than needed (replacing the...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   05-11-2009, 08:52 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by JonRVP...

Quote:Originally Posted by JonRVP http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16430717)

Well I successfully popped in the DMD Chip took me about 2 hours its...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-03-2009, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Bremlin, How stupid am I .... I should have...

Bremlin,

How stupid am I .... I should have looked more carefully at the fan to see if there were any model numbers or speds on it when I repaired my DLP ! In fact I should have tested the fan...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-27-2009, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
After taking the bad micromirror chip out I was...

After taking the bad micromirror chip out I was looking at it carefully with an eye loup (a magnifying glass that jewelers and watchmakers use).

If you look for reflections off the chip and...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-27-2009, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
After working on a bunch of other items, I...

After working on a bunch of other items, I finally returned to install the DLP engine in my HL-S4666W PB02 unit.

For others with this unit, please be aware that the configuration of the heat sink...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-19-2009, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
CATBIRD - the pin configuration on the DLP...

CATBIRD -

the pin configuration on the DLP for the PB01 version units is different from the PB02 version units, so make sure the DLP is for the correct version.

As I recall PEZ's unit was a...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-12-2009, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by Quentin2...

Quote:Originally Posted by Quentin2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15989775)

Yes, good luck Joe. Hope it goes well!

You'd think something...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-12-2009, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Pez, this will be a great reference for the...

Pez, this will be a great reference for the forzen pixel community !

I have recieved approval for full coverage for the repair bill from Visa.

I will eventually repair this unit ... right now...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-07-2009, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
I ordered the DLP light panel on Wednesday from...

I ordered the DLP light panel on Wednesday from Partstore.com and it arrived on Friday ! I was surprised at how little packing it came in - only some bubble wrap around it in a very thin carbboard...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-07-2009, 06:37 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie...

Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15969750)

Can you elaborate on this? I thought the part numbers for both...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-04-2009, 01:52 PM
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Views: 331,963
Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie...

Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15967151)

SamsungParts.com only lists one DLP chip for the HLS4676S:...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-03-2009, 06:54 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
[quote=anthonyclewis;15939469]Hello everyone and...

[quote=anthonyclewis;15939469]Hello everyone and thank god for this thread. I thought i was alone out there!
I noticed most of you are having problems with the white dots has anyone seen this? I...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   03-03-2009, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by naseqp...

Quote:Originally Posted by naseqp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15905596)

i gotta laugh to keep from cryin'....the parts place said they had...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-20-2009, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie...

Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15875906)

Mission completed. No more white spots!

The whole process took...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-20-2009, 01:41 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie...

Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15865552)

Little update for everybody.

I can confirm that these part...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-14-2009, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
There is more discussion about the white spots...

There is more discussion about the white spots and DMD board replacements in another thread ( probably easiset to get to by seaching on my userid.) I ordered the DMD board that Samsung Customer...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-14-2009, 12:30 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
For the record. (Photo has been taken with a...

For the record. (Photo has been taken with a tripod.)
http://cdn.avsforum.com/d/dc/525x525px-LL-dc60e7ac_vbattach133528.jpeg (http://cdn.avsforum.com/d/dc/dc60e7ac_vbattach133528.jpeg)...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-13-2009, 07:44 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by naseqp...

Quote:Originally Posted by naseqp http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15811414)

Interesting theory. I'm in extreme Northeastern Florida. Amelia...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-13-2009, 02:49 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
One thing I was thinking was whether corrosion...

One thing I was thinking was whether corrosion of the contact may be a source of the failures we are seeing. That means that the micro-mirror and actuators are okay and need not be replaced. Let me...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-13-2009, 02:04 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie...

Quote:Originally Posted by PezJunkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15809397)

.....Keep in mind: The service bulletin I have applies to...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-12-2009, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
I found this in a thread about the "shadow"...

I found this in a thread about the "shadow" problem. It may provide an extended warrantee in your TV purchase.

" purchased my HLR-6168W back in August 2005 and had a flawless picture until...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-12-2009, 01:05 AM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
Here are the HLS models that are discontinued: ...

Here are the HLS models that are discontinued:
http://www.dlptvreview.com/dlptv/samsung-dlptv.html
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-11-2009, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Joe Demuth
It appears that most models with this problem as...

It appears that most models with this problem as best I can recall are the HLS series, and version PB02. This includes 42" to 50" units.

Anyone new or posting to this board should identify their...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   02-11-2009, 05:24 PM
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Views: 331,963
Posted By Joe Demuth
The one Samsung authorized service company I...

The one Samsung authorized service company I talked to was pretty friendly and open. They told me that Samsung recomends that the entire light engine assembly be replaced. I suspect that is true for...
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