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When i turn the projector on the fan works and the orange light comes on but when i hit power it makes a weird noise the light turns on for a second and then off and there is no picture.

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You need to check the air filter (unless it is a DLP unit) tio make sure it isn't clogged. Most projectors will shut down to avoid overheating and damaging the circuitry. At times this may also be an indicator that your lamp has reach its end-of-of life stage, and given the age and model of your projector, you may weigh the cost of purchasing a new one.

Posted on Dec 18, 2013

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SOURCE: Lamp will not come on

try pressing and holding the enter button on the projector for about 30 seconds - this resets it. It worked for me!!

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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IF YOU GOT BLINKING RED LAMP FOR 0.5 SECOND -UNPLUG THE POWER CORD AND CHECK THE LAMP IF IT IS BROKEN AND REINSERT THE LAMP AGAIN IF IT IS OK.CONFIRM THAT DOOR COVER OF THE LAMP IS CLOSED FIRMLY.-IF IT IS BROKEN CHANGE IT WITH THE SAME ONE.
IF YOU GOT BLINKING RED FOR 1 SECOND CONTACT WITH SERVICE CENTER.

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

SOURCE: dvd10 optoma projector makes a loud noise

Hi, I'm not sure if it's the same problem I had..
I had it on picture mute, for maybe 15 mins, which may not have been a good idea. While it was muted, it made a sparking sound, and then a very loud grinding noise. When turned off, the lound noise stops, and the fan continues as usual for about a minute. As soon as it's turned back on, the grinding noise is back. But the logo seemed to display ok.

I took it in for repairs, and they said they needed to replace the color wheel to fix the problem.

optoma dv10 mode

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

SOURCE: Temperature indicator turns on in my Epson EMP-500

it appears that one of the cooling fans in ur projector is jammed or not spinning at the required speed!
ope the projector & observe the fans as u switch on!!!if the fans seem fine, then it could be a defective thermistor!

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Projector powers down as soon as LAMP lights up

the ballast/power supply needs replacing.

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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