HD200x melted lens

jappler82

Member
Recently replaced the bulb in my HD200x (HD20 equivalent). Bought a bulb of Amazon. I'm thinking that was a mistake.

Shortly after installed I noticed the colors flickering. Opened the unit up and inspected the color wheel, looked OK. Resealed. Big black spot on the projected image. Started smelling a burning smell, and noticed some smoke coming from the lens assembly. Took apart the front of the lens assembly and this is what I find.

Why would they use a plastic lens? Do I bother replacing it or should I just look for a new projector?

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Stuart Gray

Active Member
According to Projector Centrel, was discontinued in 2011. Probably best to find another one. Glass lenses are usually used in the upper end of the market.

Stuart
 

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