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The product's light(s) indicate an error. What should I do?

  • 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 Laser light
    3 Temp (temperature) light
    4 Power light
    Power light Status light Laser light Temp light Status and solution
    Off Off Off Off Standby or sleep mode
    Blue Blue Off Off Normal operation
    Blue Flashing blue Off Off Warming up; wait for an image to appear (all buttons are disabled)
    Flashing blue Off Off Off Preparing for monitoring (all features are disabled)
    Blue Off Off Off Monitoring
    Flashing blue Varies Varies 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
    • If operating the projector at high altitude, turn on High Altitude Mode
    Off Flashing blue Off Orange Projector has overheated and turned off; leave it turned off to cool down for about five minutes. After the fan has stopped, 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 Off Flashing orange A fan or sensor has a problem; turn the projector off, unplug it, and contact Epson for help
    Flashing blue Varies Flashing orange Varies Laser warning; turn the projector off, unplug it, and contact Epson for help
    Off Flashing blue Orange Off Laser problem; 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
    Off Off Flashing orange Flashing orange When copying menu settings, the batch setup file may be corrupt or the USB flash drive may not be correctly connected. Make sure the USB flash drive is not locked or encrypted. Disconnect the USB flash drive, unplug the power cord, and try again.
    Flashing blue Flashing blue Flashing orange Flashing orange Copying settings may have failed and an error may have occurred in the projector's firmware. 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.

    Related tasks
    Cleaning the Air Filter
    Replacing the Air Filter
    Related references
    Installation Settings - Installation Menu
    Where to Get Help (U.S. and Canada)
    Where to Get Help (Latin America)
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