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    Default So My TV Crapped Out......

    So I wake up this morning to find that after owning this TV for about SIX MONTHS the bulb went out. After spending about 2 hours on the phone with Circuit Shi$$y I finally am able to get the number of the guy they contact repairs to in the area.....Only to make an appointment about 4 days from now.....I am really hoping it is something that totals out the TV, because the replacement value on it through the "protection plan" is $2400, and I paid $1100.....That would be nice. Damn DLP. :(
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    Sorry to hear about your troubles. Just a few questions if I could, I know little more then Jack about DLP.

    My believe is that the bulb needs to cool off when the set is turn off, (there's a small fan that runs when first off) so my questions is do you have power issues at your house? Brown outs or Black outs?

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    If its just the bulb that went out, they should be able to replace that for a couple hundred bucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shizelbs View Post
    If its just the bulb that went out, they should be able to replace that for a couple hundred bucks.
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    Dlp Ftl! Crt Ftw! :d
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    Was it a Samsung? My friends bulb went out after 4 weeks.
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    My buddy has a Toshiba that is less than a year old and the same thing happened. He called Toshiba; they said it was a common problem for DLP's (lasts 200 hours or so). They sent a replacement and he fixed it in 10 minutes. Good thing he bought the extended warranty!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MillerLiteScott View Post
    Was it a Samsung? My friends bulb went out after 4 weeks.
    In fact it was....Thank god for the CC warranty...It is all free!
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    Quote Originally Posted by disneyjoe7 View Post
    Sorry to hear about your troubles. Just a few questions if I could, I know little more then Jack about DLP.

    My believe is that the bulb needs to cool off when the set is turn off, (there's a small fan that runs when first off) so my questions is do you have power issues at your house? Brown outs or Black outs?
    I don't have any of those problems, but I rarely hear the fan come on because the room it is in is pretty cool temperature wise.....It never really gets that hot....It just stopped the other night while I was trying to demo my shiznit to my date.....NOT COOL at all

    The CC warranty is pretty cool, I spent about an hour on the phone with them...She basically told me that the repair guy could come out and tell them it is broken, then they cut me a store credit for the price of a replacement, not what i paid....So that would be nice. I only paid $1100 for my 50" DLP, and she told me I would receive a credit of about $2400, because they base it on the original price of the TV ($2700) not the clearance price I paid....I would love for this thing to be dead so I could upgrade to 1080P...We will see what pans out...Life is boring around here with no TV or video games though..:(
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    MY Sony LCD did the same thing, after about 4 months though. I presented the Sony Rep with the receipt and they replaced it for free.
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    Nice...I am hoping this will happen in a timely fashion....Really sucks not having a TV in the house.....
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    for some reason, a lot of companies original bulbs don't last long at all. JVC is the worst!
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    Going on 48 hours with no contact from the repair shop...... :(
    Looks like I might need to break out the a$$hole a little early today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Ayotte View Post
    Going on 48 hours with no contact from the repair shop...... :(
    Looks like I might need to break out the a$$hole a little early today.

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    we've had so many samsung dlp problems lately from our store

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    I hope it is something that totals the TV so I can just get a new one...
    Quote Originally Posted by troyd
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