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I have a mitsubishi dlp.. model 57731. The picture just got

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I have a mitsubishi dlp.. model 57731. The picture just got dim and it won't power up every time.. sometimes have to start and stop 3 or 4 times and then the pic is dim
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: TV
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I currently have the unit unplugged and have inspected the bulb..it looks clear and was hot when removed from the tv
Expert:  Anthony_Infotech replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is Anthony
Welcome
Thanks for the Question
You need to replace that lamp.
You can't tell by its temp or by looking at it if its bad, the fact its been dim and losing emission is clear that it is bad, it probably now has reached a point where it can't work at all.
Most important for these sets is that you fit an OEM lamp you can get one of those from www.dlplampsource.com
If you need more help please ask
A positive rating is appreciated thank you there will be a rating bar with this post thanks again
You will need to the two letters with the model number likely to be WD
Regards
Anthony
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It still works but is dim, it just started the other day. will replacing the bulb fix the boot up issues'
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if I replace the bulb and it doesn't fix it how do I get back to you?
Expert:  Anthony_Infotech replied 1 year ago.
Yes it will because lamp is now having trouble starting from a first start as its emission is too low.
This will for sure fix it
If you need me again just come back here bookmark the page
Anthony
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thanks I will order tonight
Expert:  Anthony_Infotech replied 1 year ago.
OK make sure you get an OEM lamp not a cheap replacement
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Anthony