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Picture is really dark

Suspect the fan stopped working and put too much pressure on the lamp causing it dead also.

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I think nothing other than the lamp could be causing the problem, is the fan actually out or you just suspect it stops working. Is the lamp an original sony lamp? some outfits that supply the replacement lamps just go by the physical shape of the lamp(round or square?)it might be you got the wrong lamp for it.If the fan is not working then the heat of the lamp could cause some light engine damage, could be an expensive repair.

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