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Bulb Reset issue

When a new bulb was installed i could not get the unit to reset by using the manuals sequence of "reset, <,>, enter" any ideas on a fix? any other ways to reset? let me know!? thanks

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  • bz6039 Dec 17, 2007

    Thanks! I guess it was as simple as being in the right mode. I really do appreciate it.

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I had the same problem and called Sony, they just said to keep trying what the manual says to do, but make sure the unit is in standby mode. I tried in powered mode and in standby mode many times and it did not work. Then I tried again the next day when the unit had been in standby mode for an extended time period. I hit the four buttons like the manual said, all four in quick succession. I also tried the four buttons in many different sequences from what the manual said. When I powered back up the lamp timer was set to zero, finally! I think having the unit in standby for an extended time was the key. The Sony rep really emphasized the need for the unit to be in standby.

Posted on Dec 14, 2007

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  • 2 Scroll down the list to "Timer."
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1) As an error (E02802 or E02805 to E02809) is shown on the display, install the correct
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Press the "UP" key on the remote and the unit is now in service mode. This sequence will add two new groups

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