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My 1450 Lamp Hour Scare

TRainH2O

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My 1450 Lamp Hour Scare
« on: August 21, 2019, 12:40:31 PM »
So, I was playing a bit of Minecraft (yes, I still play) a few nights ago. 

Nothing usual was happening when all of a sudden, my projector goes dark. I look up and the power light was blinking blue and there was another flashing orange. No strange sounds or video abnormalities occurred, just off.

I checked the filter and it was clean.

When I fired it back up, it came back on like normal. I checked the lamp hours and I was at exactly 1450 hours. So is something going on or is this Epson's way of prompting me to order a new lamp?

Either way, it certainly got my attention. :-X

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Re: My 1450 Lamp Hour Scare
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2019, 01:32:26 PM »
Strange occurrence. No reason for it to have happened.
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Re: My 1450 Lamp Hour Scare
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2019, 01:43:30 PM »
Thats strange, I have a 6040 and have not experienced this before. I usually get about 3000 hours out of my lamps before I replace them, even at the 3000 hour mark they still work but are getting too dim. 

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Re: My 1450 Lamp Hour Scare
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2019, 01:55:34 PM »
The projector has operated flawlessly since then. I do have a new OEM lamp that came with the projector but I was expecting 3000 hours minimum. It doesn't seem any dimmer but I don't have a meter to measure. I do have a colorimeter for my computer monitors ( from back when I was a pro photographer) but I don't think it was meant to be used with a projector.

I suppose I will just wait and see how it goes. 

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Re: My 1450 Lamp Hour Scare
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2019, 02:23:54 PM »
Maybe your projector hates Minecraft. :-[
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Re: My 1450 Lamp Hour Scare
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2019, 02:34:31 PM »
Maybe your projector hates Minecraft. :-[
If that's the case, I wonder how JVC feels about it? ::)

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