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Colors showing red on screen

Hi,
I have a InFocus ScreenPlay 4805.  It is normally hooked to an eMac desktop computer and works great.  On occasion I have hooked it to a laptop and had a problem where the white/grey projects as red on the screen.  I figured it had something to do with the adaptor I was using as when I hooked it back up to the desktop computer the color display was fine.  
Well, this morning when I turned on the InFocus it is projecting the grey/white as red when hooked to the desktop computer.  I have tried adjusting all  the color settings, using the factory reset, and nothing seems make an impact.  Any suggestions? 
Stella

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Hi Stella,
There is a button on the projector called "Auto Image"
Most people don't realize it's even there.
Press it while you are seeing this problem and most likely the projector will figure out the image issue and all will be well.
Note: this feature is nowhere in the menu(s)

Good Luck!

SagerTronics


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  • sagertronics Dec 30, 2009

    Hello,
    Select "MENU" and see if there is red there...
    If there is, do you notice the projector vibrating oddly or making any unusual noises? If so then the color wheel has failed and will need to be replaced.

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