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post #6361 of 6366 Old 03-10-2014, 06:10 AM
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I'm using windows 8 but I connected my camcorder with a different hdmi cable and the problem was still there. I bought this projector new but it was in the box for over a year until last year when I finished my room so this is my first bulb that came with it. So it's out of warranty. I don't think I noticed the problem when I first started using it but it is definitely there now
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Have you tried applying some of the settings earlier in this thread? I am using a grey screen which will have slightly different settings from a white screen. Your bulb changes a lot in the first hundred hours, so it's not to surprising that you are seeing a difference.

How did you find this projector new a year ago, it came out in 2009? I've had mine for over 4 years.
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I've had this well over a year I bought it late 2010 I used it for like a month in my bonus room and decided that it was too small for the projector and I then decided to turn my garage into my HT room. I put it back in the box and it stayed there until late 2012. So I don't remember it being a problem when I first used it but it's there now. I don't even watch the projector now cause the glare or cloudiness makes my eyes hurt. Yes I've tried all kinds of different settings from this thread and other sites. My screen is white.
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I assume that you've cleaned the lens. I can't think what would be causing it.
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I feel like such an idiot. It was the lens after all. It wasn't dust though it was some kind of film on it maybe from using the fireplace else I don't know what or how it got there.  I had to take it off the ceiling mount to see it. I used a microfiber cloth to clean it and the glow was gone. Thanks to all for your help.

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That's good news. Mine is still going strong with about 2500 hours on the bulb.
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