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Starts up but turns onto standby straight away

I have PLV-Z2 Projector never had any problems. Have moved it to another room, all was fine until I connected dvd played and now it starts up, display screen comes on, but then goes straight to stanby?? Lamp change light isn't or nor the warning light??? Anyone any ideas?

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Re: Starts up but turns onto standby straight away

There could be a problem with the flip down iris protector. If the Sanyo is on and you flip the protector down manually then the projector will go into standby mode. This is obviously to protect the system incase it ever gets flipped down accidently and the system is on. There could be a faulty switcher inside the protector mechanism which is not working properly and the machine thinks that the screen is down when in fact it is open!

Switch off the entire projector at the mains and open and close the screen a few time manually. If you feel comfortable doing so try and force the screen up a little bit past its stopping point when it is supposed to be fully open. Be careful and don't break it. Now keeping it open plug it back in a see if that works and don't touch the protector ever again! If it doesn't try opening and closing a few more times to try and release the triggering button that is inside the projector screen.

I had the same problem and that worked for me.

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

Re: Starts up but turns onto standby straight away - Sanyo PLV-Z2 Multimedia Projector Multimedia Projectors

Same prob. here

Posted on May 12, 2008

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