Question about Dell 3100MP Multimedia Projector
My Dell projector 3100mp shuts off after minutes of use. When I turn it back on, it shuts off even quicker than the first time. The symptoms seem to indicate thermal shut off issue. The bulb works ever time, it's just the unit that turns off. Is there a simple fix of changing a board? Or is the bulb near the end of its life and is it overheating causing the unit to shut down? The shutting off started doing this after I connected my new blu-ray system and started using the composite 1080i connections (also, there is green around my boarders that i don't know why ... maybe you can tell me what that is too? It may be due to the keystone adjustments as it is only in the keystone slivers on the sides). Someone said I may be overheating it since the blu-ray is a 1080p and it is not compatible with the 1080i on the Dell unit (not sure I believe this).
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We have had two and they both did the same thing. We sent the first one back because it was still under warrenty, they sent us another one, it does the same thing.
Posted on Aug 15, 2008
Make sure you have the right input source selected. It may be looking for a signal from some input other than the one you're connected to. Beyond that, if it truly isn't seeing the input then you'll need to have the projector serviced.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
I think I had a similar problem- are you connecting to the right socket.? The VGA on the 3100MP socket is `VGA out` you might need to connect to the `DVI monitor in` socket ,possibly needing a male DVI connector that connects to a male VGA lead.(Maplins , if you are in UK ,sell one for about £10)
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
SOURCE: Dell 3100MP just powers off
check the heating of your laptop. it more heat chek your fan or cfu fan, if work properly.. shuting down is a lot of cause. over heating, fan not work properly case over heating... processor.. or board..
Posted on Jun 19, 2009
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