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Sony Vlp-vw100 temp/fan & lamp/cover leds flashing please assist. Unit cannot be turned on. Put new lamp in, still the same please please help.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

tvtechnician
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SOURCE: Both the LAMP/COVER and FAN/TEMP indicator lights come on, not blinking

with both lights solid. according to the manual all it says is (there is an electrical failure inside the unit, please take to an authorized servicer). if you are able to do this yourself you will need the schematics and a voltmeter to start testing your voltages. your lamp is fine so dont waste your money replacing that anymore. if you would like the service manual send me an email to fixya@markservicepro.com.

Posted on Oct 30, 2007

SOURCE: No Light from projector (worked previously)

theres prob something wrong wif the bulb

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

Marrie
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SOURCE: SOny VPL-EX1 turns on for a few minutes and then the Lamp /Cover LED and Power ON/Standby LED flashes.

Hi David

I think you should replace the lamp.

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

Marrie
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SOURCE: Sony VPL-CS1 projector

Hi there

You should first check if there is any visible damage on your lamp. If not then it could be a faulty Ballast ( lamp powersupply )

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

SOURCE: Sony VLP-SC50 lamp shuts down and temp/fan light blinks

that means the fan is broken... say to call sony customer support. Probably gonna charge you an arm and a leg to fix it so im gonna try to nstall a new fam myself

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

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My 73" mitsubishi dlp WD-73827 turns off and has a red status light blinking. I have replaced the bulb and the heat sensor... any answer to what else could be the problem?


It is helpful to have the sequence of the blinking red light. This may help:

MODELS: WD-52627 / 52628 / 62627 / 62628 / 62827 / 62927 / 73727 / 73827 / 73927

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3. Error Code Operational Check

Note: The TV must be in "Shut Down" and not have been switched Off, to perform the Error Code Operational

Check. When the TV is switched Off, the code automatically resets to "12" No Error.



Pressing the front panel "DEVICE" and "MENU" buttons at the same time, and holding for 5 seconds,

activates the Error Code Mode. The LED flashes denoting a two digit Error Code, or indicating no problem

has occured since the last Initalization.



Note: The front panel buttons must be used, NOT those on the Remote Control.



• The number of flashes indicates the value of the MSD (tens digit) of the Error Code.

• The flashing then pauses for approximately 1/2 second.

• The LED then flashes indicating the value of the LSD (ones digit) of the Error Code.

• The Error Code is repeated a total of 5 times.



Example: If the Error Code is "23", the LED will flash two times, pause, and then flash three times.



4. Error Codes

The Error Code designations indicating malfunction, or no malfunction, are listed below:

POWER

LED

STATUS

LED

LAMP

LED

Power

Status Condition

Off Yellow Off Low

Power Excess heat. Check Lamp Filter

Off or On Off Yellow No

change

120w usage time over 7000 Hrs.

150W usage time over 3500 Hrs.

Off Off Blinks

Yellow

Low

Power Lamp Cover open

Off Blinks

Yellow Off " Filter Cover Open

Off Off Red Stby Lamp did not turn On

Off Blinks

Red Off Low

Power Fan Stopped

Off Red Off " Circuit failure (short or DVI

connector unplugged)

Abnormal LED Indications

Error Codes "DEVICE" & "MENU"



Error Codes Description



12 No error detected

22 Recovery from Reset

32 Lamp cover is Open

34 Lamp abnormality

35 DM Fan failed (Chassis Fan)

36 Exhaust or Lamp Ballast Fan failed

37 DMD Engine Fan failed

38 Lamp temperature abnormally high. Remove Lamp to check filter.

39 DMD temperature abnormally high

41 Short is detected (Standby Power Supplies)

42 Lamp Fan failed

44 DVI cable between Format and Engine disconnected

46 DMD Temp. Sensor not detected (check DT connector))

47 DM Temperature too high

48 Engine power supply short detected

51 Speaker Drive circuit short detected

52 HDD excess temperature (V30+ & V31 only)

55 HDD Fan Stopped (V30+ & V31 onlyt)

Jul 18, 2014 | Mitsubishi WD Televison & Video

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Sony kdf e50a10 no picture 4 red led flashes


Made around 2005---It should have a rather large fan at the lamp---there is a thermal sensor there that looks somewhat like a temp sending unit in a auto----there is also in the wire harness a thermal fuse but that is good based on your blink code.

I would not alter the design of the fans but make sure they are not that dirty--they will slow down if dirty.

My focus would be on either the sensor for temp for the lamp being bad or the fan there being bad---both are possible.

May 28, 2012 | Sony Televison & Video

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Sansung model 56 Inch hpl5663w first had a buzzing sound the tv repair man said it might be a color wheel but the tv played well except for the low buzzing sound . then one night the picture went black and...


Hi Charles,

Sorry for the late reply, I'm offline upon purchasing my service.
You have said that you can hear a low buzzing sound before the unit gone to subsequent shutdown and the lamp blinks green(meaning that the unit try to turn on the lamp for consecutive attempts but not generally mean that the lamp itself is faulty.) and the temp led light come on.

As a matter of fact all the information you have mentioned linked to the symptoms you've encountered right now. A low buzzing sound might be caused by faulty FAN inside the unit that trigger the error code (blinking of the standby/temp led light) and turns off the unit automatically due to thermal protection circuit.
However, the technician might be true also that the buzzing sound came from the faulty color wheel. To confirm it, you have to verify where the buzzing sound came from. Color wheel is in front of the lamp assembly. Faulty color wheel can produce the same symptoms you've encountered right now but most of the time, it shows 3 blinking led light at the front panel (Timer, Lamp, standby/Temp).

I would advice you to open the back cover of your unit, fixed the lamp door safety switch with the tape to make it in closed position( if it is on open position the unit will not power up), and then turn on the unit and observe the fans if will spin or not, and check also where the buzzing sound came from before the unit gone to shutdown.
I've suspected that the fault came from the fan based on the led light flashes. Please let me know what you will discover after following the steps above to verify where the exact fault came from. Also, let me know the exact status of the led light at the front panel, (Timer, Lamp, standby/Temp ), which of them lit solid/blinking, it will help us to narrow the caused of the symptoms.

Jdvillanueva

Oct 14, 2011 | Samsung DLP HL-P5663W 56" TV

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Sony Projector


Ok we're back to the flashing lamp cover LED. The green flashes you are seeing is the TV trying to start up. After it tries for awhile, it will eventually shut down and display an error code, in this case, the lamp cover LED flashing which means either the lamp cover, filter cover or main cabinet sensing switches are not closed, are intermittent or have some kind of wiring issue. A solid lamp cover light (no flashing) would point to the lamp and lamp drive, but the flashing light points to the switches. Give me an email address and I'll send you the training and troubleshooting manual so you can see for yourself. Any ther help needed, please don't hesitate to ask.

Nov 01, 2008 | Sony VPL-VW100 (Ruby) Multimedia Projector

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Panasonic large screen Model # PT-61LCX65


Here is the proceedure to replace the lamp and reset the lamp hours.
Lamp Replacement Procedure:
1. Press the POWER button to turn off the power.
2. Wait for about 1 minute until the cooling fan stops.
Note:
The lamp cooling fan will continue to operate for about 1
minute after the power is turned off. Do not unplug the AC
Cord from the outlet until the fan has stopped. Avoid
interrupting the power by using circuit breakers or switchable
power strips.
3. After the cooling fan has stopped, unplug the AC Cord from
the outlet.
Note:
Please wait more than one hour before replacing the lamp.
[ Forced cooling function ]
If you need to replace the lamp more urgently:
- The Projection display has a forced cooling feature.
After the POWER button is turned OFF, and during the
first minute of the normal cooling fan operation, press
the VOLUME UP button on the unit and CH UP key on
the remote at the same time for more than 5 seconds.
The cooling fan operates for about 10 minutes. (LAMP
LED will flash 5 times every 5 second and POWER LED
will flash red for 10 minutes.)
4. Remove the Front Cover Unit from the latches.
5. Turn the Knob to the left.
6. Pull the Lamp Cover out.
7. Loosen the Screw on the Lamp. Then, pull the Lamp.
Note:
Because the Lamp may still be hot, use caution when
handling.
8. Install the new Lamp, and tighten the Screw.
9. Install the Lamp Cover, and turn the Knob to the right.
10. Install the Front Cover Unit.
Lamp Time Reset Procedure:
Be sure to reset the Lamp time to "0" after replacing the new
Lamp.
1. Plug in the AC Cord, and turn on the power by pressing the
POWER button.
2. Press and hold the VOLUME DOWN button on the unit and
the SPLIT key on the remote together for over 5 seconds
in power on condition.
When the reset is finished, the display will indicate that the lamp hrs have been reset to 0 and the LAMP LED goes out.

Jul 26, 2008 | Panasonic PT-61LCX65 61" Rear Projection...

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Power up


Hi mick1907

Take out your lamp and check for any irregularity like marks or discolouration.

If there is no visible damage - put back the lamp and take of the top cover - start the Projector and check if all your fans are running - that is if the machine starts at all.

If the unit doesn't start up at all you will have to replace the Mainboard.

Apr 24, 2008 | Sony VPL CS2 Multimedia Projector

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Sony VLP-SC50 lamp shuts down and temp/fan light blinks


that means the fan is broken... say to call sony customer support. Probably gonna charge you an arm and a leg to fix it so im gonna try to nstall a new fam myself

Feb 03, 2008 | Sony VPL SC50 Multimedia Projector

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Please help


what do you expect from SONY? get rid of it and buy another SONY shit.that's what they want you to do anyway.....

btw: maybe your lamp cover IS CLOSED??

Jan 07, 2008 | Sony VPL-VW100 (Ruby) Multimedia Projector

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