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When it comes on it flashes Standby then when you turn it on it says warming up, then it says lamp failure. we just replaced the bulb & still the same problem.

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Re: new lamp/ LAMP FAILURE

How did you get the cover off and was it the top or bottom cover?

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

Re: new lamp/ LAMP FAILURE

Mine did the same thing, then I took the cover off and found the main circuit card loose. Pushed it back together and it works fine now.

Posted on Jan 31, 2008

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I have a problem with our projector. The model is: PT-D3500E and the serial number is: SH5530059. When you switch on the projector the power light goes green after 25 seconds the power light goes...

If the LAMP INDICATOR flashing red then.
Problem: Lamp circuit failure
Sulution: your two lamps are ok you need to repair the lamp drive circuit this is repairable and if you don't want to repair you buy a new one lamp circuit and install it.

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Red power, blinking red temp


if the Lamp error and Temperature error lights are flashing red this means that there are two separate errors.

  • A flashing lamp light means the lamp failed to ignite. It could be a lamp driver problem or lamp failure. Replace the lamp to resolve the issue. If the issue is not resolved, then service the projector.
  • A flashing Temperature light signals a fan error. Turn the projector off and allow it to cool down. If the light is still flashing after the projector is turned back on, service the projector.

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After changing the bulb image will not come on and solid orange light appears

Other then POWER BUTTON light there are three lights more
1. lamp indicator
2. temperature indicator
3. computer input
witch one light is flashing RED or illuminated RED with POWER BUTTON orange light.
If LAMP INDICATOR light is illuminated RED than lamp runtime has reached 1800 hours. but projector still working.
If LAMP INDICATOR light flashing RED than lamp circuit failure, or abnormal function or lamp unit is damaged. In this case projector doing the same behave just like your projector.
if TEMPERATURE indicator illuminating RED the projector still projecting and if flashing RED than turned of itself

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Projector says lamp failure and picture has turned Yellow

replace the unit,it sounds like its old,has been used a lot,and needs a complete replacement.

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In the manual there is a chart which will indicate the nature of the failure depending on the number of times the red led flashes before a pause.

Most common is the projector's lamp timer has exceeded the operational lamp time limit.

While the projector's red led is flashing, press the volume up and down buttons on the projector simultaneously and hold them both in for 10 seconds.
This will reset the lamp inhibit protocol.

However if the lamp has thousands of hours of use you need to replace it before it actually fails.

Feb 28, 2009 | InFocus ScreenPlay 4805 Multimedia...

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Christie DS+60 projector turns off spontaneously

Here is a list of error codes for your unit:
12 Software bug. Contact dealer/factory.
13 Flash memory corrupted. Download new software.
14 Engineering only programming is complete. Call Christie, replace TIPM.
15 Attempting to download code without being in boot mode
16 Invalid interrupt. Power off/on. If it persists, contact dealer/factory.
17 Forced boot mode. Keys held down too long.
18 Attempting to program boot mode without jumper
21 Lamp compartment too hot
25 Lamp 1 not installed
26 Lamp 1 Interlock: door open, lamp not installed
27 Unable to turn lamp 1 ON
28 Lamp 1 shut off unexpectedly
29 Lamp 1 driver overheated
2A Lamp 1 driver operation error (e.g. too hot can’t start)
2C Lamp 1 driver UART communications failure
30 Lamp 2 not installed
31 Lamp 2 door open
32 Unable to turn lamp 2 ON (unknown reason)
33 Lamp 2 shut off unexpectedly
34 Lamp 2 driver overheated
35 Lamp 2 driver reports operation error (e.g. too hot can’t start)
36 Lamp 2 driver UART communications failure
37 Lamp Watchdog Tripped – Unless lamps turn on again after 3 minutes, assume software hung.

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Only power light will power on for few seconds then flashes.

Does the main lamp light at all? It sounds light a cooling fan failure. If the fan iis not working the the main lamp will not turn on and the power light will flash.

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No lamp

whats your location, The power supply is faulty, but fairly easily repaired, if you send it to me, I will sort it out

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red light indicates lamp is expired. even though you get temporary light, the lamp is shot. Try BULBMAN.COM for a new lamp.

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