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Power switch lights up,flashes 5 times,goes out,nothing happens,no picture,no sound

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There are quite a few possibilities with the 5 blinking lights:

  • Possibly a bad power supply board (check the lamp first, then troubleshoot further)
  • The lamp is faulty
  • The ballast is weak and unable to ignite the lamp
  • The ballast is faulty
  • The color wheel is not responding
  • The light engine is not responding
  • The lamp is not seated properly, or has not made a connection with the ballast.
Are there any other indications?

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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