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1/2 the screen is viewable

Only half of the image is viewable on my screen. the right side of the screen is dark

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  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2007

    One day I was using my projector and it was fine. I turned it off and then about a half hour later I turned it back on. I heard a 'ting ting ting" sound for a couple of seconds and later that day the right side of the image became black. I took out the lens and cleaned the vents, but this did not help. I will take a look at the manual and see if I dare take it apart and look for a loose mirror.

  • Dodich Nov 18, 2007

    I have an InFocus ScreenPlay 4805 Projector. I am experiencing a darkening of the right side of the screen. There is a soft line separating the dark right side from the left. I have checkd this with several discs both color and B&W with the same result.

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You would be wrong. Lamps do not do that. They either work or they don't, they do not cast shadows or give half an image.

What is going on is the light tunnel has failed. It is a small, 4-sided mirrored tunnel that focuses the light into the optical chamber. It is directly behind the color wheel. I've seen this probelm dozens of times.

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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I had the same problem and discovered it was the mirror tunnel. located after the colour wheel. one of the mirrors had come loose and eventually touched the other side. this was the problem on mine. it could be worth a check.

Posted on Jun 26, 2007

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I had the same problem. I removed the lamp housing and cleaned all the vents and it improved. Now only about 3 inches on the right side of the screen appear to have a shadow cast on them. I've submitted a query to InFocus and hope to get a reply. I'm betting its a lamp problem.

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I just started getting the same problem, seemingly out of nowhere. Have you figured out a solution, or even just the cause? - Thanks.

Posted on Apr 15, 2007

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