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Lamp light blinking and warning light lit...PJ won't come on..

Like may fellow RS40/X3 owners, I had been very happy with my AVSF purchase (circa 2011). However, for some reason, the standby light turns green when turned on for about a minute, after which it turns red (along with the warning light) and the lamp light continues to blink. The PJ shutter remains open even after an attempt to shut it down.

Does this mean that it's time to replace the bulb?

Note that:

  1. The bulb had < 1000 hours on it (it's sparingly, but regularly used)
  2. There was NO prior lamp life warning prior to the incident
  3. A visual inspection of the bulb failed to reveal anything obvious and the filament looked intact (however that may not be the criteria for a burnout)


Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. TIA...
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Like may fellow RS40/X3 owners, I had been very happy with my AVSF purchase (circa 2011). However, for some reason, the standby light turns green when turned on for about a minute, after which it turns red (along with the warning light) and the lamp light continues to blink. The PJ shutter remains open even after an attempt to shut it down.

Does this mean that it's time to replace the bulb?

Note that:

  1. The bulb had < 1000 hours on it (it's sparingly, but regularly used)
  2. There was NO prior lamp life warning prior to the incident
  3. A visual inspection of the bulb failed to reveal anything obvious and the filament looked intact (however that may not be the criteria for a burnout)


Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. TIA...
I know that you must know that this has been documented many times in this thread. Ante up for a new motherboard or power supply/ballast. As a free alternative before you go to that extreme try loading the latest firmware. You can find that at JVC under the UK region, I think. You need an old Windows PC to do it. Check this thread for these details as it has also been discussed many times.

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