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Dell mp5100 " lamp failure"

Have 1.5yr old unit. lamp replaced in nov. within 1 month, unit shuts off and reads "lamp failure" and no buttons work, so it needs to be unplugged and repowered ad then works fine for about 20 min and repeats. i have replaced the bulb again and same problem occured within days. it is obviously not the bulb. can you help? no warrranty on unit

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Re: dell mp5100 " lamp failure"

Have you tried cleaning all air in-take spaces ? On mine the lamp failure was triggered by temperatur. Afetr hoovering the projector and removing all dust the same lamp worked flawlessy.

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The hours must be reset.

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Solid LAMP amber LED light is when lamp driver is defective.

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Re: dell mp5100 " lamp failure"

Are you sure you have the correct lamp?
Check and come back

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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Re: dell mp5100 " lamp failure"

Mine is currently with DecisionOne (out of warranty dell repairs) had to pay over $230 just to have it looked at. Still there and has been over a week, with no response (they are supposed to contact me to let me know of the part and the cost)... ill keep you guys posted

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