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Unit will not power on

Just received my projector; loaded software, registered, connected VGA cable to unit, then to laptop; connected power cord to unit, then to laptop; power light flashing yellow, held for 2 seconds, flashed green for several seconds then back to yellow. The lamp never came on. Unit makes "whirring" sound as power light goes from flashing yellow to flashing green, but lamp never comes on. I desconnected and reconnected twice since last night, and the same thing happens. I have used a borrowed Infocus unit just recently, so I know it is not my laptop. Please let me know what else I can try before I return this unit.

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    th greem power light flashes on and off,then after a while the power and lamp lights turn red. the lamp light will not turn on

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Company said it was defective. Sent back for exchange.

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