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Lamp will not come on

Has anyone ever run into this problem before? I have a VT46 NEC Projector When I turn the power switch on the back of the unit, the power light on the top of the unit is orange, when I press the on/stand-by button on top the power light is steady green, fan comes on.

Within about 10 seconds then status light starts blinking green, for about 10 seconds then goes out for 5 seconds and comes back on a second time then fan kicks in high, the status light turns red and power light is now blinking orange for about 30 seconds and fan shuts off. Status light continues to blink in increments of 6 blinks over and over again power light remains steady orange.

The lamp light on the top of the unit NEVER lights up at all.

Lamp never lights up, I tried a different bulb projector does the same thing.

…and I do not have the remote anymore the person who used the projector when it last worked also lost the remote!!!

Can anyone help?

Ron

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2008

    I have the same problem as DrRon only the reset doesn't work. When I power on the projector it tries to light the lamp twice and then gives the same status with the Status light blinking six times. I tried to reset but it did not work.

  • mymao Oct 03, 2008

    I have the same issue. I tried to press the enter button for a bit more than 30 seconds and nothing happened.Who can sort this out for me ?

  • Anonymous Oct 23, 2008

    "Within about 10 seconds then status light starts blinking green, for about 10 seconds then goes out for 5 seconds and comes back on a second time then fan kicks in high, the status light turns red and power light is now blinking orange for about 30 seconds and fan shuts off. Status light continues to blink in increments of 6 blinks over and over again power light remains steady orange."



    I have the same problem with mine. I tried holding in the enter button for 30s (and more) and got no response from the projector (i.e. the status light continued to blink). I also tried holding the the help button for a while and that also didn't help.



    Any other suggestions?

  • scott_ben619
    scott_ben619 Apr 07, 2013

    When do you press that help button on the remote? at what point? when the projector is in stand by mode or whenits booting up?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    image comes on for 20 seconds and then goes blank

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Great site, thanks everyone. I came here because my NEC VT48 wouldn't power up after a lamp replacement, and holding down HELP on the remote for 10 seconds fixed the issue. Bravo everyone.

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

Try pressing and holding the enter button on the projector for about 30 seconds - this resets it. It worked for me!!

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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