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Status indicator / no lamp

The status indicator lamp blinks it's 6 sec cycle. As described in the manual, this indicates Lamp Error. When we try the troubleshooting suggestion of
waiting one minute and turning it back on, there's still no lamp. Lamp hours are still low. What should we try next??

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2008

    I have the same problem with a NEC HT1100.

  • joebri Jun 19, 2008

    I have the same problem too, with a VT670.

  • Anonymous Oct 23, 2008

    Same exact problem. What to do??



  • 2ndrew Oct 24, 2008

    Same problem, tried new lamp and still won't work.

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    New lamp, same problem here

  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2008

    Now that a solution has been posted, can someone share where one order this power supply unit ballast for the NEC VT670? And is it hard to replace? Does it require profession service tech?

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The power supply unit ballast is bad for the vt670 part # 3n100572

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