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On my Dell 3200MP video projector, the temp light flashes when projector is turned on. The lamp will not come on. No fan running on the projector either.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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check out this link with the solution:
http://www.dellcommunity.com/supportforums/board/message?board.id=proj_2200MP&message.id=2136

i'll also copy and paste it below:
Mods, this should DEFINITELY be in the FAQ's. ***This should probably only be done if your warranty is expired, i'm not sure if taking apart your projector will void it or not, so do at your own risk. (Personally I had nothing to lose, the projector wouldn't work and Dell wouldn't help me so I had a $1500 pile of plastic with no good use) OKAY, if your projector is flickering, the picture is jumping up down left and right, then it shuts down and the lamp light comes on it is NOT THE LAMP!!! Don't let anyone tell you otherwise! Well,,, at least try this first. For some reason dust on the main board causes this, sounds ridiculous but it's true. I have a 3200mp and just did this 2 hours ago and the projector is as good as new. For a 3200mp: There are four very small phillips screws on the bottom of the projector... remove those. There is one very small phillips screw on the right hand side of the unit if you are looking at the projector from the front.... remove that. Now flip the unit so it is right side up and remove the top piece of plastic (The bottom doesn't come off at all. BE CAREFUL, THERE IS A RIBBON ATTACHED TO THE TOP PIECE SO LEAN IT AGAINST SOMETHING. Now grab a vacuum and your air compressor (or can of duster) and go to town. There will be huge plumes of dust come from under the lamp so keep your vacuum close. Next take the lamp out and clean off the glass lens (there is probably some dust on it) Put it all back together and it should work like a charm!

Posted on Feb 24, 2008

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SOURCE: No signal on screen of Dell Projector 3200MP

start your laptop first then your projctor-if the problem still excit-press-control+f4 or control+f6 or control+f7

Posted on Mar 08, 2008

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check this out...
http://www.ihatedell.net/forum/phpBB2/viewtopic,p,36316.html
have almost the same problem. lamp light turned on-->replaced the bulb, now when you turn it on tryies to boot and then the lamp light is on again (but the bulb is brand new).... and no light at all coming out of thing... I guess dell just don't know how to built projectors right way.... and theirs tech support guys are.... they just don't know about projectors more then manual

Posted on Jun 27, 2008

SOURCE: Dell 3200MP DLP Projector Fan Problem

i would take it a part and look, I would be it is a 60mm or 80mm case fan....

newegg, xoxide, performance-pcs or any other PC shop will have 60mm and 80mm case fans.


just chop off the connector from the old case fan and crimp, solder (sp?) or twist with tape the connector back on......



Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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This is a very common problem with these projectors. The fans lock up and the units are out of warrenty. The fan you replace it with must be the exact same as the old one, even though it is the same as a 5$ computer fan. The processor will detect the non-dell fan and shutdown in the same way. I Havent been able to find any replacement fans that will work. I may be interested in buying your broken projector from you if you give up.

Email me at: nalexandrov251[A-T]gmail.com and we might be abe to work something out.

Posted on Dec 08, 2009

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I have a dell 1209s projector and the temp symbol flashes. I dont know if I need a new lamp or what? Help me? thanks


Hi,
Check the lamp cooling fan of your projector. maybe its has some problem. its not running at the correct RPM. that's why the lamp get over heated and the temp lamp flashes.Do one thing, Remove the fan from the projector. In the fan there will be a specification sticker. Remove the sicker. now u can see a hole in the center. its the bearing part of the fan. put one drop of oil in it. u can use any type of lubricating oil. rotate the fan leafs with finger for some time. after that re-stick the spec sticker. insert the fan in the projector. power ON the projector and watch.

Also try to reset the lamp hour of your projector. you can see the option for reset the lamp hour in the menu. Please not one thing lamp reset is recommended only after replacing the lamp.
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are both of the lamps the same? have you installed it correctly in the socket. you might need to do a cold start for your projector. unlpugg it and try to wait for 5 minutes before plugging it again and turning it on. one your projector detected that a new lamp is intalled, it should work fine now. but if its still not working, you might want to try and replace the new lamp again. sometimes this happens.

hope this helps.

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Replaced the lamp in my Dell 3200mp projector when the lamp indicator came on. After replacing the lamp indicator is off , but the lamp will not even attempt to light. Anything else I can check?


Hi,
did the old lamp fail? Or did the lamp light just come on?
Firstly I would disconnect the mains and carefully put the old lamp back in. Test the projector. Then put the new one back in and test.
There can be problems with lamps not being seated correctly, and/or the lamp cover not being fully closed.
Post back for more help if required.

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Dell 3200MP projector. Lamp warning light comes on after approx 30 minutes of use and the lamp turns off. Bulb is new. I am not sure what the warning light is indicating.


The ambient temperature in the room is to high.
Try lowering the room temperature. If that doesn't work
get a small fan and place it near the projector to provide
extra cooling. The projector is running border line on
high temperature and just needs a little extra cooling.

Jul 18, 2010 | Dell 3200MP Multimedia Projector

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Becomes very hot within minutes of turning on.


There is a 400 watt mercury vapour lamp. Provided the fan is running it should get fairly warm to the point of almost too hot to hold your hand on. If you can smell burning plastic smell you should refer the unit to local service department for testing.

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I've heard it could be the ballast, check with Dell for replacements

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Hi Tara

This normally indicates that the lamp will need replacement.

The Ibook and this Projector are compatible as long as you run a Microsoft operating system i.e. Windows 98' and higher.

When replacing the lamp , you can just as well clean out the Projector - this is quite important as it prolongs the life of your lamp.

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Hi Lagnitta

Take out the lamp and check for any irregularities like discolouration and marks.

This is unfortunately dammage to the lamp and the lamp will need replacement.

Thanks for using Fixya.

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