The image is stretched when
displaying a 16:9 DVD
Image is reversed
Lamp is burned out or makes
a popping sound
LAMP light is solid amber
LAMP light is blinking amber
TEMP light is solid amber
The projector automatically detects the input
signal format. It will maintain the aspect ratio
of the projected image according to input
signal format with an Original setting.
If the image is still stretched, adjust the aspect
ratio in the Set Up menu in the OSD.
Select Set Up from the OSD and adjust the
When the lamp reaches its end of life, it may
burn out and may make a loud popping sound.
If this occurs, the projector does not turn back
on. To replace the lamp, see "Changing the
Lamp" on page 85.
If the LAMP light is solid amber, replace the
If the LAMP light is blinking amber, Lamp
module connection may be disrupted. Please
check the lamp module and ensure that it is
If the LAMP light and the Power light are
blinking amber, the lamp driver has failed and
the projector will automatically shut down.
If the LAMP and TEMP light are blinking
amber and the Power light is solid blue, the
color wheel has failed and the projector will
automatically shut down.
To clear the protection mode, press and hold
the POWER button for 10 seconds.
The projector has overheated. The display
automatically shuts down. Turn the display on
again after the projector cools down. If the
problem persists, contact Dell™.
Troubleshooting Your Projector