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New Colour Wheel Mixing up Colors on Dell Projector

My Dell Projector Colour Wheel Shattered when a power cut occured so after a bit of surfing i found a replacement wheel from Coretronics, Carfully installed the wheel and power up the projector to find the colours are all wrong image is pin sharp but the green/blue colour seem to mix themselves up?? again surfed around to find i may have to reset the colour wheel using the service menu (up,left,left) or something like that on the remote but cannot get to the menu? help! is there a jumper i need to reset or anything anyone could suggest to get the colours back to normal. Regards Ryan

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Could be just 180degrees out of phase on the motor spindle and sensor or damage caused by broken material from the old wheel.

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Replacing the lamp module requires special considerations:

  1. Turn off the projector.
  2. Wait 30 minutes for the projector to cool down and then unplug it.
  3. On the bottom of the projector, loosen the two screws on the lamp cover and then remove the cover.
  4. Loosen the two screws on the lamp module and pull out the module.
  5. Insert the new lamp module and tighten the two screws.
  6. Install the cover and tighten the two screws.
  7. Turn on the projector. If the lamp does not turn on after the warm-up period, try reinstalling the lamp again.
  8. Press enter on the projector or on the remote control to open the on-screen menu.
  9. Press the up (c00589410.gif ) or down (c00589411.gif ) arrow to select Setup and then press the right (c00589412.gif ) arrow.
  10. Press the up (c00589410.gif ) or down (c00589411.gif ) arrow to select Reset lamp hours and then press enter .

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SOURCE: 1200MP DELL Projector flickering problem

You should not try it for yourself, Call a Professional instead.

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

SOURCE: I have a second- hand

the lamp is not at problem, but the dlp engine is at fault, u may have to replace it.since u bought it 2nd hand,it is not worth changing the same as it will cost u more than ur buying price.when u plan to buy ur next projector, make sure u buy a new one as it will come with a fresh lamp & manufaturers warranty on the unit & at 4000 / 5000 hours of projector usage is guaranteed!

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Broken Color Wheel Dell 2400MP

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there is a sensor on the wheel which sets the timing of the wheel to match the dmd. make sure you got the right colorwheel. or you might have to send it in to dell.

Posted on Dec 08, 2009

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replacing the colour wheel is possible, you will need to strip out the light engine from the TV, and open it up to gain access to the colour wheel assembly. A replacement colour wheel is about £250 from sagem, although you can buy an equivalent wheel from the US for about £80.
Check on the avforums site in the RPTV section, there are a lot of helpful people who have replaced their colour wheels successfully. 

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Okay, I recently had a loud noise coming from my projector and found online meterial stating that the colour wheel had been damaged. So with a bit of guts I managed to open the projector and found the colour wheel missing a segment.

I removed the colour wheel and the broken piece of the segement and tried to contact Optoma. Optoma turned round and said they cannot sell me the the colour wheel, which got me very upset. Some people claim online that Optoma will sell you the part on a back order at £50. (if you can be a little specific on how you managed to convince them to sell you the part, would be great).

The only option I had available was to send my project to them and they would repair for an estimated cost of £125+VAT. Guess what, you can buy the entire projector off ebay for 150quid!!!

Anyways after fiddling around quite a big online I got fedup and decided to glue the broken segment together and it SOLVED the loud vibration problem. I have colour and picture.

Becareful not to tighten the colour wheel screw too tight orelse it will break another piece of segement (Like I did).

Here are instructions on how to open up the projector.

I cannot guarantee this will work for you as it depends on how badly you have shattered the colour wheel segment, so do at your own risk. I had two piece of the segment broken and a third by tightening the colour wheel screw too tight.

This will work for awhile but the colour wheel does need replaceing one day. If anyone can tell me how you can get Optoma to sell you the colour wheel would be great.

Best of Luck

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