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Flashing standby,power on,lamp lights with no fan

Hello I'm having problem with my Optoma HD72 projector to where when I plg unit up and switch on all I get is flashing lights onthe standby,on and lamp icons on top of projector. What could be the problem? Item was brought in like new conditon for ebay auction though auction only mention projector there is no picture to projector. How can I fix this problem at this time? Can someone link me to a solution or help me? Thanks

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  • LegendaryJ Oct 05, 2008

    Ok I got picture to show by wipping down insides. My only problem now is like most members here I get picture for a minute then a black picture with fans running. I hear it may be a bulb problem and a bulb driver problem. I want to be sure before I replace lightbulb. Brought projector from ebay for repair and hoped to got lucky because there problem was having no picture only. Bulb was in projector but I can not tell what is the time on bulb until menu can stay on. I am also wondering can I use the service port to do any fixes???

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Most problems with the lamps are covered in the manuels for these projectors , however none user technical difficulties are not .. ie where it is needed to open the unit not recomended to the untrained as a screwdiver in the wrong place can cause irepairable harm let alone death ?
To check if it is your bulb simply take the unit to an engineer for an estimate usually free at least you will know whats wrong and can go from there .. and if you do have a working bulb an ebay replacement is probably the cheaper conclusion to your problem ... regards Vortash

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