Samsung DLP TV Repair Page 1 of 1
  Go To: Home Page

Click on an image to start a Slide Show of full-size pictures with that image.
001_2008-1017-1733-30A.jpg
For the 8 days we were without the use of our Samsung 61-inch DLP HDTV, we were relegated to watching this 20-inch non-HD TV and soon started having eye strain TRYING to view and read the screen!
002_2008-1017-1244-52.jpg
FINALLY on October 16, 2008, the new color wheel arrived. Here is a view from one side.
003_2008-1017-1244-32.jpg
Here is a view of the new color wheel looking into the top of the housing in which it is mounted.
004_2008-1017-1245-23.jpg
To give you some idea of it's size, here is the new color wheel with Cathy's hands.
005_2008-1017-1521-10.jpg
The back of our Samsung HLR-6167W 61-inch DLP HD TV before we removed the back panel.
006_2008-1017-1521-31.jpg
Here is a closer view of the back panel before we removed it.
007_2008-1017-1524-45.jpg
After removing 14 screws, the back panel is off.
008_2008-1017-1525-03.jpg
Here is the video projector sub-assembly that we will have to pull out to get at the color wheel assembly.
009_2008-1017-1535-23.jpg
Joe and I examine the video projector sub-assembly to see what we need to do to get it out.
010_2008-1017-1535-03.jpg
I start to pull out the video projector sub-assembly.
011_2008-1017-1541-50.jpg
Here is the video projector sub-assembly pulled out of the main chasis.
012_2008-1017-1541-59.jpg
The color wheel housing assembly is the ribbed aluminum cover in the center. The black object on the left is the projector lens, and the flat aluminum object on the right is the top of the projector lamp housing.
013_2008-1017-1559-52.jpg
Here is a close up view of the top of the color wheel housing.
014_2008-1017-1551-15.jpg
Joe is removing the screws to release the top half of the color wheel housing which holds the color wheel.
015_2008-1017-1605-01.jpg
Here is the old color wheel, and you can see how it had shattered.
016_2008-1017-1553-38.jpg
Looking down into the bottom half of the color wheel housing, you can see the shard remnants which we will have to clean out.
017_2008-1017-1553-52.jpg
Here is a close up view of the shard remnants in the bottom half of the color wheel housing.
018_2008-1017-1610-51.jpg
Joe is examining the new color wheel for any dust or dirt.
019_2008-1017-1612-59.jpg
Joe uses compressed air to blow off some dust from the new color wheel.
020_2008-1017-1616-17.jpg
Joe very gingerly puts the new housing top and color wheel into place.
021_2008-1017-1616-23.jpg
Joe seats the new housing top and color wheel firmly into place.
022_2008-1017-1632-39.jpg
The video projector sub-assembly is now all put back together with the new color wheel.
023_2008-1017-1638-53A.jpg
Joe puts in the final screw to secure the video projector sub-assembly into the main chasis. The actual work took us about 1.5 hours. Now let's test it to see if it works.
024_2008-1018-1627-53.jpg
It worked the first time! After a minor calibration adjustment in the Service Menu, we now have our beautiful 61-inch HDTV picture back. No more eye strain!!

  Go To: Home Page


All photos ©2008, Joe R. Luciano

These Web Pages were designed and produced by: ArtfulWebSites.com