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Whats wrong with my projector?

Hi, i turned my projector on as normal today and usually when i press the power to my sky box on the image comes on straight away. now however i just get the blue screen with a no input message. then the projector power ight goes to red even though its still on. at this point no remote control functions work, and the only thing i can do is turn it off at source. could the bulb need replacing? im not sure as it still projects the blue screen. any ideas?

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  • trezza May 02, 2008

    i had a spare bulb so i thought i may as well try it. it turned out it was the problem after all, however it gave very confusing symptoms for a mere bulb failure! thanks marie for your suggestion, but im glad i didnt start messing around with it too much!!


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Hi Trezza

No this is absolutely NOT a lamp issue.

Take of the top cover and switch on the machine - check that all the fans are working.

If they are all running , this might be a faulty Mainboard.

If you can't spot anything wrong yourself , rather take it to a repairer for a proper inspection.

Good luck and thanks for using Fixya !

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

  • Marnus Jacobs
    Marnus Jacobs May 06, 2008

    Hi Trezza

    Yes the sympoms you gave does not match that of a faulty lamp at all , but I'm glad you resolved the problem yourself without having to spend a load of money on repairs.


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