Epson projector troubleshooting

As for any digital appliances, breaking- downs are typical for projectors. The malfunctions of projectors are related to non-compliance with the rules of their service: physical impacts, contacts with dust or moisture. The information below from our troubleshooting table with faults` codes for Epson projectors will help out specialist to determine and remove the cause of a breakdown, as projectors are very complex appliances.

ProblemsCauseSolution
The power is off.• The air intake vents, exhaust vents or air filter is clogged with dust or some object.• Remove the object
Power indicator does not light up.• Plug the power cord into the outlet.
• Power cord is unplugged from the outlet.• Insert the power cord into the projector.
• Power cord is disconnected from the projector.• Turn the main switch on.
• The main switch is turned off.• Close the lamp lid.
• The lamp lid is open.• Wait for the lighting sequence.
Power indicator blink* red.• Turn the power switch on and of several times.
• The projector has been turned on again too soon after having been turned off• Refer to "Indicators" on page 44.
• When the power switch was turned off while the fan was running, during or after lamp operation.• Replace the lamp with a new one.
• The room temperature is too high.• Close the cover correctly.
(Does the lamp indicator show an unusual condition?)• Contact your dealer.
• Lamp is no longer working.
Power indicator blinks between red and green.
• The filter cover is not closed.
• When the power source lamp indicator or the temperature indicator is either on or blinking, the main unit requires repairs.
No picture appears on the screen.• Lens is covered by lens cap.• Take the lens cap off.
• When the power source lamp indicator or the temperature indicator is either on or blinking, the main unit requires repairs.• Replace the lamp with a new one.
• The equipment connected to this projector is not turned on.• Turn on the connected equipment.
• Hookup is not made correctly with other equipment• Confirm the hookup.
• The input source is not selected correctly.• Select the correct source according to the equipment connected to this projector.
The image is distorted.• The projector is not at a right angle to the screen.• Adjust the angle of the projector to make a right angle to the screen.
The image is dark.• Brightness, tint and color are not adjusted correctly.• Adjust brightness, tint and color correctly.
The image is blurred.• The projecting distance is beyond the focused area.• Adjust the projecting distance.
• Lens is dirty.• Clean lens.
• Screen size exceeds screen size specifications.• Reduce screen size to within 40” to 300”.
• Brightness, contrast and DLE are not adjusted correctly.• Adjust brightness, contrast.
• FINE adjustment is not made correctly.• Make FINE adjustment.
• Tracking is not adjusted.• Adjust tracking.
• The projector is not at a right angle to the screen.• Adjust the angle of the projector to make a right angle to the screen.
The image remains blurred.• When you see the stationary image for a long time, it may remain on the screen if you change the image. • It is not a breakdown. The blurred image will disappear in a few minutes.
Red, blue or green dots are viewed on the text on image.• It is normal.
The image is distorted on the screen and noise is heard.• The cable for connection with other equipment is not plugged securely into the terminal.• Plug the connecting cable securely into the terminal.
• The projector is installed too close to other equipment.• Install the projector far away from other equipment.
No sound is heard.• Volume is not turned up.• Turn up the volume.
• Mute function on PCGC is on.• Cancel the mute function.
• Connection to other equipment is not made correctly.• Check connections.
Nothing is displayed on the PC monitor.• The PC monitor is not turned on.• Turn on the monitor.
Warm air comes out of the exhaust vents.• This is typical of the LCD projector.
Adjustments cannot be made.• The operation is incorrectly made due to noise or interference.• Press the MENU and POWER buttons simultaneously.