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Bulb Exploded As I was using my projector, the bulb exploded. There was loud sound of glass breaking and then a strong burning smell. After the unit cooled, I opened the bulb compartment and it was shattered. Does anyone know why this would happen? I was told that when the bulb goes it doesn't explode it gets dimmer.

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Re: Bulb Exploded

Did you have the fan on? usually it explodes because of excessive heat, make sure the fan works when you replace the bulb

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