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Bad color wheel on Optoma DV10

While using the DV10 there was a loud grinding noise. The bulb remained lit, but when I opened up the bulb cage some pieces of the color wheel fell out. Can I replace this myself? Where can I get the part. There are very few hours on this machine.

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Yes, you can replace the color wheel yourself if you are handy with a screwdriver.

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You may also contact the "out of warranty" repair department at 888.942.2929.

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I removed the colour wheel and the broken piece of the segement and tried to contact Optoma. Optoma turned round and said they cannot sell me the the colour wheel, which got me very upset. Some people claim online that Optoma will sell you the part on a back order at £50. (if you can be a little specific on how you managed to convince them to sell you the part, would be great).

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The colourwheel is mounted with three tiny scrws to a bracket in which it sits. And the bracket in it's turn is fastenend to the body of the Projector with two tiny screws.

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