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My color wheel shatered

I have the same problem with my sp4805. I figure I have nothing to lose if I try to fix it myself provided the part is reasoable enough. It has been great till now.

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  • lefry Jul 17, 2008

    The color wheel of my Sharp XG MB70X shattered where can I buy a new one?

  • madlogic Nov 12, 2008

    I turned on the SP 4805 last night and instantly heard a very loud popping noise (I blew a bulb once before and it sounded ver similar to that).



    I thought it was the bulb popping, but to my surprise, the projector began projecting just as it always has...but only in black and white, so I assume I have a shattered color wheel as well.



    If it isn't a cheap and easy fix, I'll be buying a new (and HD) projector. I've been overall happy with my 4805, but have been putting up with the "light tube" issue making the left foot or so of my screen darker than the rest for about 18 months now and if I can't fix both issues with one fell swoop, then I'm upgrading.

  • LoreZyra Dec 13, 2008

    Please tell us WHERE you bought your color wheel! Please?

  • lconley591 Jan 07, 2009

    My color wheel on my infocus 4805 also fell apart. I can't find a replacement wheel does anyone know where i can get one. Infocus refuses to sell this product unless I send them my machine and they do the work for way to much money. I will never buy from Infocus again what a scam. If anyone knows where i can purchase a replacement color wheel please help

  • drummo May 11, 2010

    Is this for the infocus 4805?

    If so, where do you get the wheel from?

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Hi there

The colourwheel on a DLP Projector is really cheap and easy to replace.

You'll see once the machine is open that the clour wheel is in a bracket and fastened with 2-3 small screws.

Simply unscrew the bracket , take out the lint that goes from the colourwheel to the Mainboard and plug out the small connector situated right next to the lint.

If your new colourwheel doesn't come in it's own bracket , simply take out the 3 screws on the bottom of the existing colourwheel and screw in the new one.

Remember to plug back in the small connector and lint into the Motherboard once your colourwheel is in. Very , very quick and easy to do.

Hope this will help you.

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Where can i purchase a new color wheel for my screenplay 4805 projector

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