PowerLite Pro Cinema 4030 2D/3D 1080p 3LCD Projector

Selected FAQ

Q:
The projector's light(s) indicate an error. What should I do?
A:
The lights on the projector indicate the projector status and let you know when a problem occurs. Check the status and color of the lights and look for a solution in the table here.

1 Status light
2 Lamp light
3 Temp light
4 Power light
Power light Status light Lamp light Temp light Status and solution
Blue Blue Off Off Normal operation
Blue Flashing blue Off Off Warming up; wait for an image to appear
Off Off Off Off Standby or sleep mode
Blue Flashing blue Off Off Shutting down; when the Status light stops flashing, you can unplug the projector
Flashing blue Varies Off Flashing orange Projector is too hot
  • Make sure that the vents and air filter are not clogged with dust or obstructed by nearby objects
  • Clean or replace the air filter
  • Make sure the environmental temperature is not too hot
Off Flashing blue Off Orange Projector has overheated and turned off; leave it turned off to cool down for about five minutes, then do the following:
  • Make sure that the vents and air filter are not clogged with dust or obstructed by nearby objects
  • Clean or replace the air filter
  • If operating the projector at high altitude, turn on High Altitude Mode
  • If the problem persists, unplug the projector and contact Epson for help
Off Flashing blue Orange Off Lamp has a problem
  • Check to see if the lamp is burned out, broken, or installed incorrectly; reseat or replace the lamp as necessary
  • Clean or replace the air filter
  • If operating the projector at high altitude, turn on High Altitude Mode
  • If the problem persists, unplug the projector and contact Epson for help
Flashing blue Varies Flashing orange Off Replace the lamp soon to avoid damage; do not continue using the projector
Off Flashing blue Off Flashing orange A fan or sensor has a problem; turn the projector off, unplug it, and contact Epson for help
Off Flashing blue Flashing orange Flashing orange Auto Iris error; turn the projector off, unplug it, and contact Epson for help
Off Flashing blue Orange Orange Power error (ballast); turn the projector off, unplug it, and contact Epson for help
Off Flashing blue Flashing orange Off Internal projector error; turn the projector off, unplug it, and contact Epson for help

Note: If the lights display a pattern not listed in the table above, turn the projector off, unplug it, and contact Epson for help.

Published: October 29, 2013

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