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Loses the computer connection and just keeps searching

The computer is found, the image is displayed correctly and then about a 1/2 hour later is suddenly can't find the computer and just keeps searching. Turning the projector off and on, it finds the computer, shows the image for about a second and then searches and searches for the computer.
Restarting the computer and projector it will do the same thing.

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Re: Loses the computer connection and just keeps...

Check connections to the computer, if USB connection, try another USB cable.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

Re: Loses the computer connection and just keeps...

Also try a factory reset in the menu options. If that doesn't work its caused by internal hardware failure. If the LP120 is out of warranty don't bother sending it in because you will be soaked over $500 for the repairs.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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