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I have a ScreenPlay By InFocus 5700 projector and I have

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I have a ScreenPlay By InFocus 5700 projector and I have replaced the lamp. Now when I plug in the power and push the start button it works for a few minutes and then the lite near the start button starts to flash red and the lamp shuts down. I have tried holding the 2 brightness buttons for 10 seconds to re set the lamp timer.
Is there another setting I need to do ?
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

Hi John,
I am Pete, and I'll be happy to assist with your question today.
There aren't any other settings you need to do to reset the lamp hours.
Did you have the same symptoms before replacing the lamp, or are you just seeing this occur after replacing the lamp?
What type of lamp did you replace it with? Is it a genuine InFocus lamp?
What happens if you swap the old lamp back in again?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.

The projector was working before I replaced the lamp.

I replaced with InFocus lamp.

Same problem if I put the old lamp back.

Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

Ok, so something is amiss...

Is the cover securely fitted after replacing the lamp?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.

Cover is ok

Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

Do you have a voltmeter to carry out some checks on the ballast?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.

No

Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

Ok, is this something you could do yourself, or are you looking for a repairer in your area?

If so, let me know your postal code or nearest town/city?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.

3207 Port Melbourne Australia

Expert:  Pete replied 8 months ago.

In your area, you can contact Absolute Electronics:

339-343 Williamstown Road,
Port Melbourne, VIC, 3207
Telephone: (03) 9646 4938

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