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How do i fix my VPL-HS20

No power getting to projector as not even the standby light comes on :(, my istser unplugged it straight after she turned it off and hasnt worked since.

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  • Thomas C
    Thomas C Apr 06, 2014

    I am having the same issue. Unplugged the projector before taking the family on a trip. Now it won't turn on again. I have cleaned it, replaced the bulb and the filter. It just won't turn back on.

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I have same problem. There is light on power led. 2 hours of standby doesn't work..

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SOURCE: Reset Timer Lamp Sony VPL-HS60 projector

According to the manual, you need access to the RESET button, the left and right arrows and the ENTER button to clear the counter. Press the following in order for less than 5 seconds each:

RESET
Left Arror
Right Arrow
ENTER

The above sequence should clear the counter.

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SOURCE: sony vpl-hs20 cineza projector- reset lamp counter

These instructions are for a Sony Cineza VPL HS3, but may be the same for the HS3.
1st thing to check - is the cover properly/completely closed - this can stop the projector from working.
Connect the power and set the projector to standby mode.
Press these buttons on the remote control in this order, for less than 5 seconds each.
Reset - Left Arrow - Right Arrow - Enter

This is required, to reset the lamp timer.

Also, something I found interesting from the internet - lamp life isn't when the bulb dies, but when a bulb has lost 10% of its brightness - so you might well be able to reset the timer and get much more use from the bulb - the image just wont be as bright.

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SOURCE: Sony VPL-CX5 projector won't reset after power

Please go to menu and check auto power on if it is on make it off

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