Originally Posted by humbland
I was having a phantom "turn off" problem. I wondered about the lamp cooling well.
So I got a long vacuum wand and carefully cleaned out the vents.
It's an easy thing to try.
You might try a call to Sharp tech support. I have wondered if they were even servicing the Z30K.
We had a 3 year warranty. Not sure if it's worth anything...
Keep us posted.
Well, it's now happening more frequently "gulp"
Time to bite the bullet and try a new lamp.
The prices for replacement lamp units has really dropped...
I was thinking of just ordering this one from Sears
It says in the description that it's a "brand new" replacement bulb and housing for the Z30K.
Jason, you're the man. What do you think?
A new bulb and housing for the price of a bulb? Sounds too good to be true, but since there can not be much demand, perhaps people are getting rid of them.
If it's the real deal, then it would be worth having one around, even if only to make the switch that much easier.
FWIW, here is another one:
They can't all be wrong...