Originally Posted by ay221
I have the orginal lamp 01 model. I only watch one or two movies a week all at high lamp. So I am currently at 175 hrs. Anybody run 100% at high altitude mode? Will this keep the lamp from dimming prematurely? Or is the 03 model my only hope?
You better get some hours on that lamp so it will die and you can get a new one and do it before your warranty isn't good anymore. My "02" lamp was great in low lamp mode until 500 hours then it dimmed quickly then blew. The "03" lamps with the metal flappers are your only hope.
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