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Red power, blinking red temp

My projector starts up several times before the power light turns red and the temp light blinks red. I have checked the cleaned the air filter, but I still can't get it to come on. Any suggestions?

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  • laydeebug Feb 25, 2008

    I don't know how to do that. The power light is solid red, the temp light is blinking red, the lamp light is off.

  • laydeebug Feb 25, 2008

    I meant I don't know how to rate your answer. I'm not given the choice of accepting your answer.

  • laydeebug Feb 25, 2008

    I don't mean to sound stupid, but I can't rate his answer either. This is my 1st day on this website.

  • laydeebug Feb 25, 2008

    His "solution" is in a green box and your solution is directly under it. There is nothing for me to choose. I don't even know how his answer got rated because it didn't help. Like I said, I'm new to this website today.

  • Raul Ortiz
    Raul Ortiz Oct 12, 2013

    expertbullet I replaced the lamp and still have a red lamp indicator. What should I do now?

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    The projection is VERY dim. Like so dim I can't see anything. Also the heat and temp lights are flashing red. The lamp was just replaced about four months ago. I use about four hours a day, what could be the problem?


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if the Lamp error and Temperature error lights are flashing red this means that there are two separate errors.

  • A flashing lamp light means the lamp failed to ignite. It could be a lamp driver problem or lamp failure. Replace the lamp to resolve the issue. If the issue is not resolved, then service the projector.
  • A flashing Temperature light signals a fan error. Turn the projector off and allow it to cool down. If the light is still flashing after the projector is turned back on, service the projector.

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  • Priya darshan Feb 25, 2008

    Please rate my solution i have given you the right answer.

  • Priya darshan Feb 25, 2008

    please accept my solution as fixya.I have given you the right answer

  • Priya darshan Feb 25, 2008

    Did you read my post i told you to replace the lamp. if it is not possible for you to do that then you have to give it to the service center.To know how to change the lamp please read THIS
    And regarding the fan i have also told that in my above post.
    Click HERE for the user guide.

    If you are satisfied with my solution then please don't forget to rate it or accept it.

  • Priya darshan Feb 25, 2008

    Caring for the air filter

    The air
    filter should be cleaned about every 100 hours. If the LAMP indicator
    and TEMP indicator blink red simultaneously, or a message prompts you
    to clean the air filter when you turn on the unit, the filter needs to
    be cleaned.

    1 Turn off the projector, and unplug the power cord

    2 Apply a vacuum cleaner to the top of the air filter cover to clean the air filter

    3 Turn on the projector, and use the menu to reset the filter timer

    4 Reset FILTER TIME [Use this function only when the filter is cleaned or replaced!]:
    Depress the RESET button for at least 3 seconds while filter time
    is being displayed. The reset menu will then appear. After you replace
    the filter, select RESET on the menu with the button.

    �Do not reset the filter time unless you have cleaned or replaced
    the filter. And, always reset the filter time when cleaning or
    replacing the filter. The message functions will not operate properly
    if the filter time is not reset correctly.

  • Priya darshan Feb 25, 2008

    Alright you can rate Johnychel's solution as thanx for trying.Or if there is nothing like that you can ignore his solution,i mean just select the option other than accept in johychel's post he will then be rated as thanx for trying and then you can rate me.

  • Priya darshan Feb 25, 2008

    Can you tell me what are the two options given at the bottom of Johnychel's solution?

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    Please send an email to regarding this issue they will fix it.

    Thank you for using fixya..

  • Isaac
    Isaac Sep 12, 2014

    I already fixed this. You must replaced the Bulb set.

  • Daniel Platner
    Daniel Platner Aug 23, 2015

    How do you service the projector?


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Hello sir

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

  • isaac johny
    isaac johny Feb 25, 2008

    after cleaning the should reset the filter counter..
    have u done it

  • Doug Jordan Apr 03, 2013

    What filter counter are you reffering to?


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