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We have a Sony Cineza VPL-HS3 LCD Projector that we got for free. When we got the projector, we were told that by replacing the lamp, we would eliminate the appearance of a blue haze. We JUST replaced the lamp today, yet the blue haze still exists. What is the cause of this and are there cheap/easy fixes for this issue?

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  • twistedviewl May 15, 2011

    i had a local repair tech as well as a sony repair tech tell me it was an issue with the LCD Engine. how much does that usually run to get fixed or is it more worth it to just get a new one?

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SOURCE: Blue Haze on screen Sony cineza vpl-hs50 projector

I also have the same problem -- the fix is to replace the optical block ( Internal lamp engine ) which is a $1,100 part. I just purchased a used projector for half the price of the part.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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These instructions are for a Sony Cineza VPL HS3, but may be the same for the HS3.
1st thing to check - is the cover properly/completely closed - this can stop the projector from working.
Connect the power and set the projector to standby mode.
Press these buttons on the remote control in this order, for less than 5 seconds each.
Reset - Left Arrow - Right Arrow - Enter

This is required, to reset the lamp timer.

Also, something I found interesting from the internet - lamp life isn't when the bulb dies, but when a bulb has lost 10% of its brightness - so you might well be able to reset the timer and get much more use from the bulb - the image just wont be as bright.

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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SOURCE: how do i connect pc to sony vpl-hs3 projector

hi,
u can connect the computer to ur projector for that u need Signal interface cable.
its number is SIC-HS30. u can connect one end to the vga out of pc and the other end to pj Multi input of ur projector.
ok

Posted on Dec 18, 2010

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