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Projector gives a red background

When projecting the image on the screen has a red background everything else in normal, I have tried different cables to no avail. Other projectors with the same computer have normal quality image (no red). Suggestions?

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Re: projector gives a red background

Try video signal from video or from dvd if you get the same result you have problem inside the projector and need to be fix in workshop near you.

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