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"Blinking Green Light of Death" - a frequent prob. w/Mitsubishi rear-proj widescreens

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Old 02-28-2009, 06:08 AM   #151
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Paul, thanks so much for your help and knowledge. I have a WS-65869 model which is about 6-7 years old. Our street had a Brown Out and it spiked the line voltage when the AC came back on. I did have the continuous green blinking light and it stopped me from turning on my TV. I went through the procedure for removing the DM PCB and the capacitors, even though they did not bubble up. I was then concerned as to whether or not I should replace the capacitors. Since I had the board out, I felt it would be best to replace them anyway. I replaced all 7 with 1000 uF/25v capacitors and after plugging in the system again. The blinking green light came on for about 45 seconds and then turned off. I was so excited to have the TV turn back on again. I just wanted to inform others that even if the capacitors look great without bulging, just replace them. It definitely worked for me.

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Old 03-09-2009, 06:27 AM   #152
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I'm having the same issue. I bought 2 of these things last year the Y-57 and Y-65 both of which are blinking the green light of death.

I bought them at Circuit City, so I'm prolly out of luck. Can you please send instructions to
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Old 03-13-2009, 12:23 PM   #153
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happen to me now with the Misubishi model # WD-52825. Nothing help: reset, unplug power, ... Anyone have the instruction or service manual that i can have? Please forward anything that you have to fix the Green blinking light problem.
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happen to me now with the Misubishi model # WD-52825. Nothing help: reset, unplug power, ... Anyone have the instruction or service manual that i can have? Please forward anything that you have to fix the Green blinking light problem.
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Forward it where? You didn't leave an email address. If you post your email, PaulD318 will send it to you. He has helped countless people in this thread, but he needs to know where to send it.

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Old 03-20-2009, 02:35 PM   #155
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Can anyone help me with purchasing capacitors? I need 3300uf/10 volt for the power supply board of a WD-52725. The radio shack here doesn't carry that voltage. Only 50 volt. I looked to purchase online on Digi-Key but there are so many different options. ERS, features, lead spacing, etc. I have NO idea what to choose...any help?? please??
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Old 03-20-2009, 05:37 PM   #156
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This info is from the instructions I send folks regarding the caps that fail on the power supply boards in the WD-XXXXX series sets:

"The caps on the power supply board that fail are 3300uf/10 volt, and can be replaced with identically-rated caps. These can be obtained from a company called MCM Electronics. Their part # for these caps is 31-5365, and can be ordered here: http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/31-5365 - for a whopping $3.32/each."

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Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you so much Paul. :P It's much appreciated. I hadn't received any info you sent with regards to the power supply.

But this is exactly what I needed. Thank you.
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Although I have not needed Paul's help, I must give a huge "THANK YOU" to Paul for all of the people he has helped.
Not many people would be willing to give the time that Paul has to help those in need. I have personally sent a couple people the link to this thread who had Mitsubishi's that did need help.

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Although I have not needed Paul's help, I must give a huge "THANK YOU" to Paul for all of the people he has helped.
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happen to me now with the Misubishi model # WD-52825. Nothing help: reset, unplug power, ... Anyone have the instruction or service manual that i can have? Please forward anything that you have to fix the Green blinking light problem.
Thanks
Successful story with Misubishi WD-52825:
After searching through this web sise and got several instructions from Paul. We got our TV set back and here is what we have done, hopefully may help someone to do the same with their unit:
Replaced all damaged caps on the power supply (3-3300uF 10V and 4 -1000 uF 16V). Didin't help , same problem: B.G.L.O.D.
Removed all boards including: I/O board, PMT and DM board and replaced all 10 - 1000 uF 10V caps. Put everything back, take about 1-2 Hrs and turn on. The TV works for the last two days.
HAPPY ENDING.
Thanks Paul and everyone from this side.
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Paul, Thanks for all the info. I am going to send you an E-Mail requesting that PDF file. I am fortunate to have a friend at work who is a long time electronics guy, and also repairs TV's on the side. I'm hoping this does the trick.
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Successful story with Misubishi WD-52825:
After searching through this web sise and got several instructions from Paul. We got our TV set back and here is what we have done, hopefully may help someone to do the same with their unit:
Replaced all damaged caps on the power supply (3-3300uF 10V and 4 -1000 uF 16V). Didin't help , same problem: B.G.L.O.D.
Removed all boards including: I/O board, PMT and DM board and replaced all 10 - 1000 uF 10V caps. Put everything back, take about 1-2 Hrs and turn on. The TV works for the last two days.
HAPPY ENDING.
Thanks Paul and everyone from this side.
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Tom, were the 3300uf caps you replaced much bigger in size than the originals? I have one blown cap on my power supply board and have ordered the replacements noted by Paul above. But they are much bigger than the size of the cap that is blown.
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Old 03-26-2009, 09:37 PM   #165
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Tom, were the 3300uf caps you replaced much bigger in size than the originals? I have one blown cap on my power supply board and have ordered the replacements noted by Paul above. But they are much bigger than the size of the cap that is blown.
I ordered these caps at DigiKey (part#P5523-ND @$0.56/each). The size is about the same and fit well.
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