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  1. KingD

    HD65 dead, budget replacement?

    Hey everyone, its been a while since I have needed to look into projectors, but my much loved Optoma HD65 (about 14 years old I reckon) has bit the dust and isn't powering up again, I suspect its the lamp unit, but its so old I think its time for a replacement rather than throwing parts at it...
  2. D

    OPtoma HD65 Fan Failure Fix

    After some years of good service, my Optoma HD 65 died, with the fan failure message, and flashing red light. Tried to reset etc, with no success. Contacted local Optoma service dept and was advised to take it in for a quote to fix the problem. Over the phone I was told it would cost from $165...
  3. S

    Question Optoma HD65 issue

    Hello, Here comes another of those threads! Sorry, but I haven't been able to locate an issue that corresponds with mine. I've got myself a fairly old HD65. I've been very pleased with it, though, until the lamp blew half a year ago. I ordered a (according to seller) genuine replacement lamp...
  4. C

    Themescene HD65 projector bulb - mercury risk?

    Hello there, hopefully someone should be able to help! Just had the projector bulb on my Themescene HD65 pop after many years of loyal service. It literally went pop in the middle of a Netflix show; I (relatively quickly) located the power to the projector and unplugged it. Didn't see any...
  5. F

    Question Optoma HD65 Replacement Bulb

    Hiya, My HD65 turned itself off the other day and now won't turn back on. The bulb does not turn on so I'm assuming it has gone; the thing that worries me is a slight high pitch noise on startup which I'm assuming could mean damage to the DLP colour wheel. Does anyone have an old bulb that...
  6. R

    are projector lamps dangerous

    As some of you may know I am buying a used HD65 with 1000 hours on its original bulb. I am new to projectors and I have been looking into bulbs replacements after this bulb burns out. I have seen that it should last to around 2000 hours. However I have read some quite worrying things about bulbs...
  7. R

    Advice needed buying second hand projector

    Hi guys! I am buying a second hand Optoma HD65 I currently have two choices, either one which has 1000 hours on original optoma bulb, or one which has 450 hours on a bulb which has been replaced before? Both same price. Will there be better image quality on original bulb? or rather get the one...
  8. MikeTheBike2010

    Optoma HD65 12v screen trigger problems

    Aplogies in advance if this should be posted in another thread but I cannot find the owners one? Newly installed HD65, very pleased with it and using Grand View electric screen with 12v trigger. Strange behaviour (screen moves down a short distance then retracts then comes down at start up as...
  9. C

    Optoma HD65 Flickering Left Side - 3600hrs?

    I have had the Optoma HD65 for a good few years and the lamp counter is reading about 3600hrs. I have a full blackout room so almost always run in eco mode. Recently it has started to flicker on the Left hand side. It's almost like it is getting brighter and dimmer mainly on left side across...
  10. Schizotypal Boy

    Optoma HD65 white flashing problem / Help!?

    Hi there.. I just posted to an old Optoma thread with 33 pages and decided it may be better/easier to get a response by starting a new thread so.. I've had my Optoma HD65 since early 2009. Has always been fine. Changed the bulb twice since then. Still a lot of bulb life left. It has started...
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