Samsung forum: HLR6768W - Right half of screen goes black

by: mgoddard1 December 30, 2009 6:54 PM PST

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HLR6768W - Right half of screen goes black

by mgoddard1 - 12/30/09 6:54 PM

I have a 4 year old 67" Samsung DLP which has worked pretty well other than having to replace the color wheel twice. Over the past 6 months it's developed a new behavior where the right half of the screen goes completely black and stays that way until I power cycle the tv. This usually happens once or twice a day and it is driving me nuts. Short of replacing the DMD board which isn't even available for purchase anymore on samsungparts is there another fix for this? I see that samsung is replacing defective dmd boards that have the white dot problem so is there any chance they would cover this design or manufacturing defect as well?

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