lamp comes to mind.
i've heard regular light bulbs pop when they burn out.. i dont see why your lamp would be any different.
if the lamp is okay, then the next thing of thought would be a fuse.
if there are no fuses, then it must have been a piece on the circuit board that got too much electricity because of another piece on the circuit board (either before it or after it in the 'chain of command' that failed)
although, sometimes a single piece can pop when it fails.
mosfet chips pop sometimes (they smoke a lot too) and transistor chips also pop when they fail.. leaving an explosion view on the circuit board.
I have a 65 mitsubishi dlp tv. My daughter was watching it one morning and she heard a pop and the screen went blank. do you know what that might be?
Sounds like the lamp blew up. Thats what happened to mine; loud pop then a flashing green light on the front of the tv under the word lamp. Beware that after ou change it. White & black spots will start to appear 1 at a time. Go to "Facebook" "I have a defective Mitsubishi tv" the horror stories are all out there.
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