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The acer pd523

Has the bulb 1100 hours of life. Recently we experiment on the screen the effect of a broken glass, but it got fix after I clean the projector with an air compressor, i guess it helped cleaning the filters.

now the projector works, looks fine with songs, but every time we are trying to show some video, the coloring, quality is not good any more like the beginning.

is the lamp that is bad with 1100 hours, or what else could be the problem?

can some one help me? thanks

I tried changing the contrast, bright and everything possible from the menu.

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  • milandred Sep 07, 2008

    I got an answer that I had already told I done it, so I can't take that answer.

  • milandred Sep 07, 2008

    haven't tried changing the bulb, but I would comment after I change the bulb, if it works.

  • milandred Sep 25, 2008

    ok...

    I just spent $383 dollars in a new pd523 bulb, but the problem still there....





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It is definitely the lamp. Too much heat (caused by blocked air filters) damages it.

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When you cleaned it with compressed air you might have jarred loose a connection on the board. i would take the unit cover off and look to see if you jarred a chip on the board or there is a bad connection of some of the capcitors. if this doesn't work try and change the bulb.

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Try to open the unit and the clean it as it has mirrors in it that might be dirty which needs a cleaning.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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