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2 ISSUES: 1) Pencil tip size dot in the middle of the projection. 2) weird smell coming from projector vent.

1) My projection has a pencil head sized dot that is projected in the top middle of my projection. Anyone have an idea about what this is and how to get rid of it? 2) Unfamiliar smell coming from the projector vent. It's not a strong smell but it's noticable enough to irritate the senses. Anyone have an idea about what this is?

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Re: 2 ISSUES: 1) Pencil tip size dot in the middle of the...

Might be a speck of dirt on your lens, possibly on the inside. I assume youe have wiped the outside of the lens? ;-) (I have to ask) If the dot seems to be following pixels exactly your projector might be broken. The smell might be from some dirt or possible an insect in the projector. Try using compressed air to blow out any dirt and dust. It might just be dirt acumulated over time that is burning to create the smell. t t might be a long shot, but if the bulb is easily removed, yo ou might try to shine a flashlight through the lens to see if there is dirt on the lens inside. If you adjust the image size mechanically, or use lens shift, does the speck move on the picture? If so, it's probably on the lens.

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