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Why is my projector showing white spots?

Last Updated: 5th May, 2021

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Because the dead pixels on the screen is a common problem on all the DLP projectors. The chip is a small part of the projector which is including thousands of Micromirrors. When one or some of the Micromirrors damage because of the heat inside the projector, you will find some white dots or dead pixels on your screen.

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Regarding this, how do you fix a white dot on a projector screen?

Replacing The DLP Chip On DLP Projector Step By Step

  1. Step 1 Remove The Lamp Module Assembled On The Projector.
  2. Step 2 Take Off The Projector Lid.
  3. Step 3 Unplug The Wire Of Mainboard And Remove It.
  4. Step 3 Disassemble The Optical System.
  5. Step 4 Replace A New Chip To Fix The Projector White Dots Problem.

why does my projector have a dark spot? Spots on the projected image can most commonly be due to an issue with the DMD chip. If the problem looks more like “shadows” on the projected image then it could mean that there is an issue with the light pipe in the projector and would also have to be shipped back for repair.

Also, what causes white dots on DLP TV screen?

It is common for a mirror or mirrors within the chip to get stuck in either the on or off position. When this occurs, fixed white and/or black dots will appear on your screen. Unfortunately you cannot release the mirrors once they are stuck. In order to resolve the issue you will need to replace your DLP chip.

What are the little white dots on my TV screen?

White dot on your LED TV screen are due to fallen reflector. On top of every LED in LED array of your TV, there sits the reflector. If its fallen off from its place then the light is directly pointed to a single spot. The number of dots corresponds to the number of fallen reflectors.

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