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post #8551 of 8555 Old 01-26-2015, 04:29 PM
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FAN: I run the fan at the "regular altitude" setting, in Eco mode for 1.33 and 1.85 movies; Normal mode for 2.40:1 (with a CIH setup).
Ohh you can do that. I need to do check into how to do this. I have 2.40 setup as a saved setting and I'm in a CIH setup as well, but I didn't know I could adjust bulb brightness mode with that memory setting too.

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Ohh you can do that. I need to do check into how to do this. I have 2.40 setup as a saved setting and I'm in a CIH setup as well, but I didn't know I could adjust bulb brightness mode with that memory setting too.
You can't! One needs to switch the Eco setting manually each time.
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Ugh. I hear a new buzzing noise as it tries to turn on, to the left of the lens as I face the lens, I think, like a misaligned fan blade whacking against an obstacle, and she won't come to life. This happened about a month ago so I opened her up, made sure the lamp and everything was well seated, put it back together, cleaned the filter, and it seemed fine, but now it seems to be a recurring issue. Anyone?
Is the 8000 the nearest replacement in the current US series? I don't really need 3D but I don't want to compromise anything else and the PTAR100U seems like a lesser series.


P.S. I'm on my 2nd lamp and it still should have hundreds of hours left on it.


P.P.S. Update. Same as before. Dismounted, removed and replaced lamp, and it now works again.

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Can someone help me?

Need to know resale or value of this unit in mint condition, still on original lamp with less than 100 hours total. Complete with manuals and box. PM me info if someone could? Thanks in advance


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Can someone help me?

Need to know resale or value of this unit in mint condition, still on original lamp with less than 100 hours total. Complete with manuals and box. PM me info if someone could? Thanks in advance.
If you follow the lead of current sellers on eBay...around $950 may be about the best you could do. However finding a buyer at this price could be a challenge. You can test the waters here on AVS Forum in the classified forum for projectors.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/252-front-projector/

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