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Optoma projector We are having problems with our projector. The screen (or light bulb) flickers. We have had it just a little over a year and first the colors got funky so we replaced the bulb. Now when we try to watch it(we use ours as a television), the screen flickers. Not quite sure what all to try. We have tried the resync button and that does not fix it. Any suggestions would be great!! I have a optoma ep716. All i get is an display of white on the left black on the right. Any ideas? Perhaps the colour wheel? And how do I open the thing to even try any repairs? I feel like I'm going to crack the casing trying to get inside.

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  • Joe thal Mar 10, 2009

    After using the projector for one year , lamp replacemnt indication came on used for few more months, light started to flicker .Bought a lamp from ebay, but it does the same thing and also shows the lamp need to be replaced.

  • Anonymous May 22, 2009

    cual es el valor de main board optoma ep-716 . el problema de mi proyector es que despues de uos iinutos empieza a titilitar la imagen y no se puede apagar manualmente ni por control remoto

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U need to open the 4 screws on the sides
then there is one screw in the center at the bottom
the u also need to unscrew the nut screws on the vga connector.once done
press the top of the panel near the keypad & the front cover will come off
similar is the procedure for the back cover.
when you try to lift the top cover make sure not be hasty, open slowly s there is a film connector for the keypad that is connected to the main board,take care not to damge it
once you have acess to the main board
loosen 2 screws on the mainboard & then press the outer side of the main board.there is a 100 pin connector that connects the main board to the dlp engine.this is the cause of the problem that you mentioned.this should fix your prob

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