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Washed out image with little contrast

The picture has lost all contrast. Unless the scene is bright, I can see little other than black. I understand the lcd panels degrade over time, especially the blue. Can I replace this panel? Is it cost effective to be worth doing? If so, where can I get the replacement?

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  • craigskev Jul 09, 2008

    Model Number: Ultralight LX2

    Chassis Number: MB6-LX200

    Serial Number: G0201845

    Manufactured: February 2000

  • craigskev Jul 09, 2008

    Both of these links are for a new bulb. The bulb is not the problem. I recently replaced the bulb and there was no change in the picture.

  • craigskev Jul 09, 2008

    Replacement of what?

  • craigskev Jul 09, 2008

    Any ideas as to what needs to be replaced and whether it would be worthwhile doing it?

  • craigskev Jul 09, 2008

    Any suggestion where I can purchase a replacement light engine for the proxima?

  • craigskev Jul 09, 2008

    I talked to InFocus directly. They told me the light engine is integrated into the mother board and cannot be easily replaced other than replacing the whole mother board. They said it is not user servicable and would not be economically worthwhile to repair. Is this good advice?

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Parts can be ordered contacting directly
InFocus.the website has its own online store. I tried to access
InFocus online store, but the website is temprarily down, try opening a link later.

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Your light engine might have been gone try to replace it .......it will cost around $60-100.....

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Dear Customer,
Thank you for your recent inquiry regarding your product.
In response to your query, please be advised that it appears to be u have to go for replacement .
it is availble here http://www.tradeloop.com/m/products/product_view.cfm?View=393425

and for lamps

http://reviews.cnet.com/home-theater-projectors/infocus-replacement-lamp-for/4540-7858_7-9703834-4.html


Yours sincerely,

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  • Harrish Mugundhan Jul 09, 2008

    hello sir,



    i advise u for a replacing the whole gadget.



    Changing ur motherboard cost u much more equivalent to the cost of the new device..

    so opting for buying a new is better



    thanking u

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Can you please provide a model number?

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  • Jaime Hernandez Jul 09, 2008

    Thank you for the info.

    I would suggest to check that all the video controls brightness and contrast before thinking in replacing the lamp.

    You can also try to get video from a different source, such a DVD player just to eliminate the possibility of a defective RBG video input.

  • Jaime Hernandez Jul 09, 2008

    I would suggest to contact the manufacturers to enquire about that engine light. If the cost is too high, it might not be even worth it to fix an 8 years old device.

    Check their website for more info.

    Good Luck.

  • Jaime Hernandez Jul 09, 2008

    I say that was a good advice since they did not try to sell you the whole part.

    It might be more economical to buy a new one instead fixing the Ultralight LX2.

  • Jaime Hernandez Jul 09, 2008

    Did you try to use the video and audio inputs as another video source?

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