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Optoma EP716 turns on but no picture displays

Hi the first time i turned the projector on it shot optoma onto the wall and started searching for a source but i had none hooked up to it so nothin was displayed but suddenly the image shut off and the projector was still on. I tried to unplug the system and repower it back up. The lamp will turn on for about 5 seconds but no image ever appears even while the lamp is on for 5 seconds, but the little bit of light it produces will turn off in 5 seconds and the fan and power light is still on. What the heck is wrong with this thing? thanks!!

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Don't ever just unplug the power cord while it is on. The bulb needs to cool down with the fan still on.
Did you ever connect a source?

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