Hi, I've had my projector for nearly four years now and it has been working really well. I got it from an ebay seller, and even though I've heard some ebay horror stories, I must have been lucky. The green tube is showing some wear but it's still bearable. One evening while watching a film I said to my wife that "if the barco broke, we would really miss it wouldn't we?" to which she wholeheartedly agreed. Unbelievably the next day the barco packed in. She is convinced I've done something to the projector and I must admit that the coincidence is a bit freaky! Anyway, the symptoms are that when the projector is switched on, with or without input signal, it displays a light grey image (as if the brightness was set way too high) and some diagonal white (scan?) lines. When there is an input signal the image is visible but totally washed out by the brightness. The projector shows this image for about ten seconds and then switches the image off, probably deciding that so much brightness can't be very healthy. The first time this happened I managed to get the PJ working again by going to standby, and then powering up again. However it started doing this more frequently, sometimes the brightness would go up while watching a film until it would suddenly go into this really bright mode again and switch off. Now it just always stays in the bright mode whatever I do. The only reference I found to the diagonal lines was the G2 setting being too high. I fiddled a bit with the potentiometers but it didn't make any difference really. All leds in the projector are green as far as I can see. No errors are being flagged up, even when the PJ switches the image off. There is one red led that comes on when there is no input signal, but I think that is correct anyway. I hope someone will be able to shed some light on this. Thanks in advance, Koen.