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sanyo z2 - crashing with over heat!

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by gsic, Jun 19, 2005.

  1. gsic

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    should my z2 be turning its self off in this heat?? I have a dedicated home cinema room, and although it aint very well vented, it aint htat hot in there...

    today it turned itself off a couple of times while watching a dvd. Thought it would have a higher tollerance for the dodgy UK summer heatwave!

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    My TX-100 has bee nfine today - it's been on around 4 hours this afternoon. Maybe yours just needs a bit of a clean? I would of thought they would be tested to much higher extremes, although it has been very warm today.

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    Had a Z1 running all day today, no probs.

    You might need to clean out your filter ?
     
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    how easy it to clean out the filter on the Z2?

    will have a quick google now and then off to bed !

    cheers guys

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    Could you go into the service menu and crank up the fan a tad? Not too much though as this is the main way to get dust blobs on the Z2.
     
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    I watched a film last night and at the end (luckily) the overdrive/high fan kicked in but this is because it was hot in the room (double skinned ceiling for sound insulation seemed a good idea at the time, now keeps room warmer :rolleyes: ok for the winter months though) but the unit did not turn its self off. I powered down the unit manualy.

    Mind you it was warm yesterday.

    As for cleaning the filter this relatively easy if you have a can of air to clean it with.

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  7. gsic

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    now i have a bloody dust blob! not impressed!

    so how do i go about cleaning the filter and getting rid of this ruddy dust blob?

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    Sanyo's have always been prone to dust. It does sound like your filter maybe clogged overheating and then a dust blob sounds very symptomatic. If you've got a power controlled vacuum cleaner you can clean the filter where it is exposed to the dust. This thoroughly cleans it. Otherwise use an air can. Be careful not to get dust on the insdie as you will get even more dust into your PJ internals.
     

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