posted September 17, 2019 06:16 AM
Too bad so many editors are sold without the instruction manual. It makes the simplest things appear difficult, like adjusting the framing on some of them just by pulling the little knob out
From: Long Island, NY, USA
Registered: Jun 2003
posted September 17, 2019 08:22 AM
The interesting thing I find with these is without all the vibration that goes on in a projector, the bulbs last a lot longer. This actually isn't for the better!
As the old bulbs linger, more and more of the filament boils off and condenses on the envelope, and it gradually turns black.
Meanwhile the picture slowly dims, too slowly to even notice. Down to absolutely ridiculous levels before you do something about it.
There was this guy I worked with years ago. Every Friday night his office-mates moved his cubicle wall inward a half inch. He was practically sitting on top of his desk before he figured it out! (Something like that...)
It would be better if the bulb would just blow and get replaced.
-------------------- All I ask is a wide screen and a projector to light her by...