After replacing my broken Benq W9000 projector I decided to see if I could get it working again. Not sure what I'm going to do with it but its fun to try and fix.
I was told it needed a color wheel, lamp ballast and motherboard. I was skeptical because it sure seemed like the symptoms were all broken color wheel related......image on screen but not in color plus a loud hum with projector vibration. Taking out the old color wheel confirmed this as it was shattered.
I ordered a new color wheel on Ebay and it came the other day. I put it in this afternoon and low and behold we had a picture on the screen again.
Only thing is the new color wheel is LOUD. Not humming computer fan loud but small electric drill loud.
Is this a defective color wheel or are new wheels loud and get quiet with use? I've never done this before so have no idea what to expect.