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Posted by Louis Kohn (Member # 2963) on February 22, 2012, 10:21 AM:
Hi All,

I am hoping someone can help me. My Sankyo projector lamp comes on in reverse mode but not in forward mode. I should point out that I haven't used it in over 20 years. ( I just replaced the motor belt to get it running.) I can watch a movie in reverse mode. Is it possible that the lamp needs replacement or is something else preventing the lamp from coming on in forward mode?


Posted by Barry Fritz (Member # 1865) on February 22, 2012, 11:40 AM:
If it worked ok before you put it away 20 years ago, it may be a corrosion issue. With the unit unplugged, switch it back and forth from the forward position multiple times and then give it a try.
Posted by Louis Kohn (Member # 2963) on February 22, 2012, 02:44 PM:
Thanks, Barry for replying. I tried your suggestion but the lamp does not come on in forward. Also there is no apparent evidence of any corrosion. The projector was stored in its original box in a dark dry closet.
Any other thoughts?
Posted by frank arnstein (Member # 330) on February 24, 2012, 04:22 AM:
Hi Louis

Sounds like the function selector switch is faulty. If you manage to find another good switch to use it is still quite a job to swap them over. There is a fair bit to dismantle & many wires to swap over.
Good luck looking for a selector switch that works properly.

dogtor frankarnstein [Smile]
Posted by Jon Addams (Member # 816) on February 24, 2012, 08:35 AM:
Hello Louis,

I have selector switches for the Sankyo 1000 if you need one, but as Frank mentioned, changing it is a major undertaking even with a diagram.

Posted by Louis Kohn (Member # 2963) on February 25, 2012, 01:04 PM:
Hi Frank & Jon,

Thanks for your replies. I need to think this through - do I really have the ability to take on this repair?

Jon, if I decide to pursue the task I will get in touch regarding the switch.

Again, thanks for your input.

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