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Cycles in off

When unit is turned to off, the unit will run for short periods for an hour or more.

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Possible that this is normal to expel residual moisture gathered during normal operation.

Posted on Nov 28, 2007

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This is most probably your lamp , I have had loads of PB6100 's that has even had less hours on the lamp than yours and needed replacement.

Keep in mind that the 2000-3000 hours they talk about on a lamp is just a rough factory estimate. The time you get on a lamp is determined by how you use the Projector - because at the end of the day the lamp is just like a globe in your home - it doesn't like being swithed on and off for short periods. This is a mistake most Projector owners make - by thinking they are saving the bulb's lifetime and switching it off for short periods.

You can take my word on this as I am a Authorised BenQ Service Technician.

I've had clients who got 10 000 hours on one bulb just because they left the unit running for longer periods.

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Hello dogwillhunt,

It is normal for a two-way radio to generate some heat, especially during extended periods of long talk time. Consumer two-way radios tend to be much more susceptible to this because they tend to be constructed out of materials that do not dissipate heat very efficiently, such as polycarbonate and plastic. Periods of heavy transmit times also use additional power, causing the radio’s batteries to run down more quickly and require replacement or recharge. Use of the display backlight feature can generate additional heat and run the unit out of battery power even more quickly.

If the radio is heating up excessively and burning through batteries (pardon the pun) in situations where you are not using the LCD backlight excessively or transmitting for long periods of time, this may be indicative of a problem with the unit that would require service, such as a short or defective component. If such is the case, I would recommend contacting the manufacturer.

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