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Blue Haze from Sony Projector

My Cineza VPL-HS2 projector is set up to project on a permanent 92" screen. I've had it about 4 yrs and it's been great. About 2 months ago it started to develope a blue "haze" at the top of the picture (about 3 feet accross and an inch or so down. I replaced the bulb, but it's still there. Now it is starting to appear on the left hand edge, and the top part is starting to get bigger. Looks like a curtain now, several inches down at some points.

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  • docmark20 Jul 20, 2009

    it does not seem to match what others are saying

  • docmark20 Jul 20, 2009

    it does not seem to match what others are saying

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This blue haze is indicative of a failing optical engine or polarizer wear.

The Blue plate wears out way faster than the other two.

Changing a bulb won't fix this.

These parts usually cost in the $150-$200 range ... you might be able to do the labor part yourself.

It will only get worse over time.

It is best to take it to a pro to have it serviced - you dont want to throw $$ at it blindly.

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Hello. Since the projector has had a bit of use, the convergance board capacitors are most likely wearing out and will have to be replaced.

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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