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Sony vpl-px20 Projector makes a clicking sound when turned on. No picture is ever displayed. The lamp cover light is solid and the power light blinks. Is this a bad bulb or something more serious?

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The bulb is faulty. Replace it.

Posted on Jan 06, 2008

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Dell 1209S Projector, tries to turn on, and the fan comes on for 30 seconds and then goes off again. It tries this several times and then the light bulb icon comes off and it doesn't do antything else


Lamp is burned out or makes a popping sound.
When the lamp reaches its end of life, it may burn out and may make a loud popping sound.
If this occurs, the projector does not turn back on. To replace the lamp, see on page 38.
LAMP light is solid amber If the LAMP light is solid amber, replace the lamp.
LAMP light is blinking amber If the LAMP light and the Power light are blinking amber, the lamp driver has failed and the projector will automatically shut down.
If the LAMP light is blinking amber and Power light is solid blue, the color wheel has
failed and the projector will automatically shut down.
Unplug the power cord after 3minutes then turn the display on again. If this problem
persists, contact Dell™.
TEMP light is solid amber The projector has overheated. The display automatically shuts down. Turn the display on again after the projector cools down. If the problem persists, contact Dell™.
TEMP light is blinking amber A projector fan has failed and the projector will automatically shut down. If the problem persists, contact Dell™.

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Hello. I have optoma ep716 with problem: 1. When I power it on the green blinking for 20-30 seconds and after this stays green. Due to manual it's meaning that projector on however lamp does not provide...


hi,
Do one one thing. check the lamp of your projector. For removing the lamp see the bellow picture.
also check the lamp colling fan. If it is faulty this fault can occur.

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1. Use a screwdriver to remove the screw from the cover.(1)
2.Push up and remove the cover.(2)
3. Remove the 2 screws from the lamp module.(3)
4.Pull out the lamp module. (4)
ok

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Cannot Reset Infocus LP 350 Projector after replacing a bad lamp


that model has a history of bad ballasts. you'll need to replace it.

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Projector screen displaying "Searching" message. Does not recognize computer. Worked with one of your associates (Guru?) and we tried a number of solutions but none worked. She asked that I come back to...


If you are connecting to a laptop then you may need to hold the function button down and press F1, F2, F3 etc. there should be a sign with the latop on there and a sign with an external device (monitor,PROJECOR)
hope this information was useful to you.

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Infocus X1a no picture, solid green LED


if the lamp is new, it could be the power supply (the ballast is built in to the ps). but make sure you have the right lamp. the X1 and X1a have an sp-lamp-019 and the similar X2 and X3 have an sp-lamp-018. the lamps are almost identical except for the wire configuration on the lamp plug. make sure the wires in the plug match the positions in the socket. also, when you turn it on, if you don't hear a high pitch squeal, the colorwheel is not working. and if that isn't working, the lamp won't either. also check to see if the lamp door is closing properly and hitting the switch at the top of the opening.

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The projector lamp does not turn on


I have done this on several of our PT-LB50U's with sucess every time.Remove lamp cover and lamp.Then remove top of case by removing 6 screws on bottom.Remove metal shroud that would cover lamp 2 screws and remove 2 screws that hold lamp plug and move it away.You will see a little blue lever for saftey switch move it back and forth from top and bottom put back together and should turn on.

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Viewsonic PJ550 lamp


Problem 1) The projector should put out a burst of 7000-15000 volts to start the lamp, and then immediately drop down to 60-100 vlts to keep the lamp lit. It sounds like the bulb blowing took out your ballast, or the ballast going out took the bulb (uncontrolled current = overheated bulb = boom)

Problem 2) Thats not a problem at all. HID lighting uses an arc to create light, just like welding creates light. Since it uses an arc, and not the heating of metal, there is no filament to test the resistance of. All the bulb is, is a special mixture of gasses and two very durable electrodes, with a gap in between.

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