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Premature Bulb breakage.


Shadow Jam

Ok this really annoyed me. I must have had my z2 pj for 6 months now. i got it second hand from a member here after he clocked up 500 hours (i know he took good care of it)

I clocked up a further 150 hours, bring it to 650 hours in eco mode, and 1 hour in normal mode.

I decided to give it a quick clean for dust so i carefully took it down and removed the dust filter, gave that a quick clean and put it back up. I was so careful with it...

Starts up, warms up and then 30 seconds after start the image dissapears with a pop sound...

I know some people have had worse experiences but at 300 hours a year (my current rate) usage i wasnt expecting to replace it for some years yet...

Anyone got any ideas why it went besides maybe i was to rough with it? I always let it cool and didnt start it up for short amounts of time ever, nor did i ever run it excessively long...

Anyone know where i can get a cheap bulb? Im half tempted just to get a new pj...

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