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Lamp will not strike error message

I have confirmed the bulb is good, however unit will start and try to light the lamp. It goes through count down, gets to 4 and reads "retrying". It does this several times then show the "Lamp will not strike" message.
Fan is on, red light is flashing above power button.

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  • Dangel Apr 14, 2008

    I have the same problem with the same symptoms. The screen of the lamp are clean, so I think that the refrigeration is O.K. What can be the problem and the solution to it?

  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    We are having the same issue too.



    Swapped the bulb AND the cooling fan is running, but we get the "Lamp Did Not Srike" error

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Its probably the lamp ballast.

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I have the same issue.  Swapped bulbs with a working LP120 and still get the Lamp Did Not Strike error.  Lamp housing is secure and the fan is moving air.

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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This can sometimes indicate either an overheating issue, a lamp service life problem, or that the cover to the lamp housing has not been secured properly.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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need a ballast

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