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Installing color wheel!

Hi.... I see where you installed a color wheel on the Vivitek. Where do you get how to information, how long did it take and can an average guy like me do ti? I am not a tecchie but I can follow directions. Thanks for your help!

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  • suzjones26 Jan 12, 2009

    what was your tv doing to make you think to chanbe the wheel

  • suzjones26 Jan 12, 2009

    my tv flashes white lights and color red is lost, then shuts down does anyone know how this can be fixed

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Hello,

just make sure to get the right color wheel, as mine after changing it changed the color around (blue became red and red became blue), I have to send it back for Vance Baldwin to send me another one...Well I called them and they said they probably send me a defective one, but the one I received did not even look like the old one for starter...so that might explain it.
Anyways, I don't think there are a "how to" for the Vivitek, but it really isn't hard at all. Just unscrew the back of the tv, and then unscrew the tray ( on your right) and slowly pull it out. Then you will see there will be a bunch of wires connection to disconnect, pretty easy, just make sure to remember which one goes where, but it's relatively easy. Then work on the color wheel. The color wheel is inside the big black box cover, so open that firdt (just the left part is good enough) then you will find a metallic casing under the black cover, open that also (just the right side again) and then voila! the color wheel should be there. From there you should be able to figure out what to do next. Good luck, and let us know how it went...because I'm still waiting on my new color wheel to redo it again...might have done it about 6 times now...child's play...

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