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Projector My Optoma TX1080 projector needed a new color wheel. I opened it up and swapped out a new one and now once I've put the projector back together, all of the power lights light up properly and it powers on. The fan spins and I hear the color wheel spooling up as well. The lamp never fires and as I let it sit, eventually the fans get louder adn the blue power lights switch off and the red lamp switches on. I have a brand new lamp and the old lamp (white was working fine before the color wheel swap). The projector then after a while repeats this process of turning on and then off with lamp light. Ideas anyone?

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Posted on Nov 23, 2013

Testimonial: "Optoma TX1080: http://www.projectorcentral.com/Optoma-TX1080.htm"

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SOURCE: No Light from projector (worked previously)

theres prob something wrong wif the bulb

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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Hi there

This sounds like a common Ballast ( lamp's power supply ) problem.

Only way to rectify this is by replacing the faulty Ballast.

Posted on Mar 27, 2008

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SOURCE: dell 2300mp projector

check this out...
http://www.ihatedell.net/forum/phpBB2/viewtopic,p,36316.html
have almost the same problem. lamp light turned on-->replaced the bulb, now when you turn it on tryies to boot and then the lamp light is on again (but the bulb is brand new).... and no light at all coming out of thing... I guess dell just don't know how to built projectors right way.... and theirs tech support guys are.... they just don't know about projectors more then manual

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

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Same problem

When i turn the projector on it only comes on four about a minute until the temp lights go amber and it turns off, the fan is working but the air coming out is a little warm. what if anything is making my projector overheat, or is it not heating at all?

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Projector powers down as soon as LAMP lights up

the ballast/power supply needs replacing.

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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