My TDP-MT8 died and while I probably should give it and it's constant high pitched squeal (when it worked) a good final burial.... I guess I may as well ask.
It was working properly for about the 2 years I've had it. New lamp in 5/08. Yesterday went to turn it on from cold start but before doing so noticed a low hissing sound of a fan running (slowly, not the usual). The on/off button was rapidly flickering, no yellow/red led, no response to pushing the power button on either unit or remote. Removed power, the fan stayed on and the flickering continued for about 15 seconds then dies off. Replaced A/C power, dead, then in 15 seconds or so, the fan comes on -same slow speed, no power to bulb, no response to controls. I had a spare bulb and swapped it, nada.
I'm not unfamiliar with electronics being a 35 year licensed ham, but couldn't get the unit opened without fear of breaking the front case tabs.
In any case, I now have three good lamps (2 NIB) and a DOA projector. Does it pay to get fixed? Any shops in CT or the northeast anyone can recommend (or really anywhere).