Question about Sharp Notevision PG-C30XU Multimedia Projector

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Unit turns on briefly and projects the startup screen, but then turns off.

This unit is 3-4 years old and has always worked perfectly. Now it turns on long enough for the blue notevision screen to show and then powers off automatically. I replaced the bulb with a new one and that did not make a difference. Any help would be appreciated! Dave

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  • David Haskell Jul 10, 2007

    The fans do run. Not sure about a resettable fuse?


  • David Haskell Jul 10, 2007

    Called Tech Support and they want me to send it in...


  • David Haskell Jul 10, 2007

    That's just it, with the correct knowledge I can repair this myself.

    Any ex-techs out there want to give me any advice? I already have the thing in 20 pieces looking for an issue. The only thing I have found so far is a chipped fan blade and that looks pretty minor. I want to test all the fans to make sure they are all running. Anyone know the locations of any other common failure points?


  • David Haskell Jul 11, 2007

    Internal power supply.

    Thanks for the links!

  • David Haskell Jul 11, 2007

    I did try that and it didn't do anything for me. I wasn't sure where the timer was since the unit wouldn't stay on long enough to tell me. I swapped the bulbs and reset the timer just in case.

    I think the solution here will be to buy a new projector, this one is fairly old and the cost of repair is pretty high relative to a new unit.

    Thanks for all the time and effort spent helping!



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Do you have fans running ? Would you consider an overheat situation or a resettable fuselink blowing-cooling resetting etc. Sharp Tech Support would know all about this,

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  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2007

    Well I guess that is what you will have to do
    My biggest fear is by the time you have paid to ship it and seen the repair quote- you may well be into buying the next one.
    Thats the way of things these days.
    US/UK repair hour rates make it cheaper to junk and replace- what a waste

  • Anonymous Jul 11, 2007

    The fas running no issue with one aspect of the power supply.
    How does this one get its power?
    Is the power supply builtin or is it a separate unit that plugs to the wall socket?
    Power us split to various levels - for example

    12 V for lamp 5v for electronics Fans can be either.
    Now a Google/Yahoo may reveal a source for thing like this- I am not aware of a site myself -but for example[again] printer problems are catered for by
    There is also a comprehensive site-for all thing computery
    Take a search -keep in touch

  • Anonymous Jul 11, 2007

    Do you have the Manual?
    If not click here

    See page 50 regarding resetting lamp timer
    Is this the thing that is causing grief?



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