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Lamp will not strike error message

I have confirmed the bulb is good, however unit will start and try to light the lamp. It goes through count down, gets to 4 and reads "retrying". It does this several times then show the "Lamp will not strike" message.
Fan is on, red light is flashing above power button. Same problem, Lamp Will Not Strike. The projector worked just fine 10 days ago and has not been use since.

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This sounds like ballast or ignitor fault.

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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    Legin Varghese Nov 11, 2008

    The control channel (channel 14) needs to be set at 99% for 3 seconds
    and then down to 0%. The transistion has to be by absolute values and
    not incremental (by fader or wheel). Similarly the douse command is 66%
    on the control channel. Certainly with avo desks, the fixture
    personality has a built in macro under the ML menu for the control
    commands.

    I had a similar problem with some stock and a quick
    clean of the connections in the lamp holder assembly sorted out the
    problem. Also worth checking the pins on the 8-pin CPC connector on the
    side of the head. The pins do get loose over time and can get pushed
    back into the unit and not give a good contact.

    Cheers
    Kevin


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Try to check and clean the unit. this could an overheating on the unit.

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You could have a short

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