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Shutting down after 2 min

Dear Sirs

I have recently replaced my projector's lamp after 1900 hours. I use my projector as a TV, so the lamp laster abou10 months.

I have followed the manual exactly and now my projector shuts off after 2 min (as on end of lamp life mode). If I switch of the mains for 10 sec and power up again, the projector is back to normal.

What did I do wrong? Should I repeat the proces? Is there a munual rest butten I shoul push?

Regards

Jaco van Jaarsveld
Dubai

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  • Anonymous May 16, 2008

    I have the exact same problem, where I have replaced the lamp and it keeps turning off after a minute of being on. I have reset the timer, but the problem persists. What else could be causing this.

  • bobbychetal Sep 01, 2008

    I have the same problem, but I have used my projector for less than 200 (two hundred)hrs. I have not changed the bulb or anything and the lamp timer in the user settings shows the lamp hours as 195. What else should I try??



    Bobby Chetal

    New Delhi, India

  • ms_catherine Sep 25, 2008

    i have the same problem, I reset the lamp run time, and clean the filter. still shuts off. Help!

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    Same problem.  Lamp runtime 1100 hours, happens randomly.  Starting to happen more and more often, and it's getting annoying.. 

  • fourml8r May 01, 2009

    same problem.



    http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthrea...



    this thread tells you how to fix it simply.

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Http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=762444&page=23

this thread tells you how to fix the problem simply.

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Call panasonic-- they have extended the warranty on this issue up to 18 months, as it is a known problem with the sealant for the iris. If the sealant is not moving, the iris sticks and the projector goes into lockdown. Call this number and they will take care of your problem: 1-800-211-PANA (7262) 

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THE PROBLEM IS WITH THE DYNAMIC IRIS WHICH IS DEFECTIVE. IF YOU GO TO THE SELF CHECK MENU THE IRIS IS DISPLAYED IN RED. THE IRIS HAS TO BE EITHER REPLACED OR UPGRADED TO AN IRIS OF MODEL 200. THE PROJECTOR WILL RUN FOR A FEW HOURS MORE IF THE DYNAMIC IRIS SETTING IS SWITCHED OFF

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

There is a reported problem with the firmware. Panasonic repair center can fix, (i think for free).

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Hi Jaco

You have to reset the lamp timer when you replace a light bulb on your Projector.

This can be done by going into the Menu and then go to either User1 or 2 ( you'll see a lot of the Projector's info on it ) Go to the lamp time and reset it.

Should do the trick !

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