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Title: FTGH: Optoma HD72 with failed lamp
Post by: d0dja on November 28, 2018, 09:00:58 AM
My Optoma HD72 has finally gone dark... probably the known problem of the ballast fault (Optoma was quietly replacing them free if customers had problems) which causes short lamp life.

I gather the part is about $90 and a new lamp about $120.

If anyone has access to easy sources of parts, then its an easy fix (detailed guide here http://rob.com/rob/audio/ann-10-proj/ReplacingLamp.pdf (http://rob.com/rob/audio/ann-10-proj/ReplacingLamp.pdf)).

It was a great projector in it's time. 720p and 1024x768 native resolution, 7-segment colour wheel so had really smooth playback of fast action scenes.

Pick up only.

Title: Re: FTGH: Optoma HD72 with failed lamp
Post by: Heino13 on November 28, 2018, 09:03:20 AM
Provisional dibs. Quickly want to check replacement cost

Where in jhb are you?

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Title: Re: FTGH: Optoma HD72 with failed lamp
Post by: veilinsa on November 28, 2018, 09:31:52 AM
Can I be second in line please!

Thanks Chaps!
Title: Re: FTGH: Optoma HD72 with failed lamp
Post by: Orior on November 28, 2018, 09:33:34 AM
PM sent earlier
Title: Re: FTGH: Optoma HD72 with failed lamp
Post by: Heino13 on November 28, 2018, 09:34:17 AM
Provisional dibs. Quickly want to check replacement cost

Where in jhb are you?

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Retracted

Seems that only lamp avaialble on amazon

Ballast will have to come from ebay
Title: Re: FTGH: Optoma HD72 with failed lamp
Post by: Steerpike on November 28, 2018, 12:46:50 PM
Any chance of converting to LED light source?
I'd like to try if the other two takers before me fall out.
So count me in line please