+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
AV and Multimedia Related Thread, A Few Projector Questions in Technical; Just a few Questions on projectors. The ones in my school have been up for at least 4 years if ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    617
    Thank Post
    69
    Thanked 26 Times in 21 Posts
    Rep Power
    14

    A Few Projector Questions

    Just a few Questions on projectors.

    The ones in my school have been up for at least 4 years if not longer they are so. They are NEC vt595's

    I am now starting to have a few problems with them.

    1. One is starting to flicker, other then checking the wires what else could this be.
    2. Another one has a new bulb installed but is shutting down every 5 mins with a lamp error ( 6 cycle)
    3. They are now looking faint, or have like a burnt patch in the middle of the display.

    How long do projectors last roughly?
    And what would be a good replacement?

  2. #2
    Zourous's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    East Sussex
    Posts
    354
    Thank Post
    104
    Thanked 120 Times in 42 Posts
    Rep Power
    54
    1. Check if the flicker still happens when no video cables are connected, otherwise I don't know. Maybe swap test a bulb from the same model
    2. Clean filters and maybe swap test a bulb
    3. You can try giving them an internal clean as dust does get onto mirrors, just don't touch the light assembly and clean it without taking any individual mirrors out in case you put them back in back to front. The burnt patch one is screwed I think. It might be where the projector been left on or it could just be old age.

    Projectors probably last 7-8 years I guess maybe more if you are lucky and look after them well.
    A lot of schools are now going for Casio LED projectors due to having no bulbs and a 5 year guarantee.

    Hope this helps

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. A few 365 questions from initial testing
    By gshaw in forum Cloud Services
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 3rd October 2012, 03:08 PM
  2. A few basic questions about replacing 2003 DC with 2008R2 DC
    By edutech4schools in forum Windows Server 2008 R2
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 18th May 2011, 01:28 PM
  3. A few general questions...
    By Gibson335 in forum General Chat
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11th December 2008, 03:24 PM
  4. A few OpenFiler questions
    By pete in forum *nix
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 9th October 2008, 02:31 PM
  5. few dumb questions before i order
    By russdev in forum Mac
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 4th December 2005, 02:45 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •