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Q: What is an ECA Controller and how can I prevent it from going out? ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: What is an ECA Controller and how can I prevent it from going out?
Category: Computers > Hardware
Asked by: vegasvec-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 16 Oct 2006 09:56 PDT
Expires: 15 Nov 2006 08:56 PST
Question ID: 774059
I have a Toshiba MT-800 DLP Projector for my home theater. 
Unfortunately, within one year of receiving the projector, vertical
lines started appearing on the picture.  I sent it in for warranty
work and the part was fixed.  The problem ended up being an ECA
Controller.  This is Toshiba part number 5101916.

Now, 10 months after it was fixed under warrnaty, the ECA Controller
went out again.  This time however, it is not covered under warranty. 
I have found the part on the internet (link below), which is
approximately $975.  However, it is at least $300 to have a qualified
technician replace it.

My question has two parts - what does an ECA Controller do? 
Additionally, why does this part keep going out?  Is it a voltage
problem, and I need to put a regulator between the projector and the
110 outlet?

Please keep in mind that if the ECA Controller keeps burning out due
to the projector being a lemon, I need to address this with Toshiba. 
I suspect I will be battling Toshiba over this, so if during your
search you find any forum posts or individuals with warranty issues or
similar problems, I will provide for a generous gratuity.


Clarification of Question by vegasvec-ga on 16 Oct 2006 09:57 PDT
Here is the link, to what I believe is to be the part.
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