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In article <email@example.com>,
arthur wouk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
:just two weeks shy of my two year anniversary. it started a few weeks
:ago - sometimes startup times seemed pretty long. then last this week i
:started checking it, and it was taking many minutes to cycle through
:and come up. then it moved to not coming up at all some times. it
:went into the bulb burned out mode. but occasionally it would come up
:after that. then today it won't come up at all.
:anyone else seeing anything like this? the original estimates were
:that a bulb would last about 5 years. i am not a heavy user of tv.
:i took the five-year service contract, because this is new technology.
:it apparently was a sound decision.
:i am not even sure that it is the bulb which is burned out. it could
:just as easily be some of the relays which control the cooling fans,
well, i got to the service people, and they have given me a repair
date two weeks in the future. i ambeginning to think that. even with
new technology. you are better off not buying the contract and dealing
with the manufacturer's service people as needed. they wont
under-service their machines.
getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence
- jules feifer
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