Sony A-1606-034-B Lamp, Sony XL-2100U bulb

Sony replacement lamp for your Grand WEGA and XBR TVs –
Part Number: XL-2100, otherwise known as the Sony A-1606-034-B.

For the absolute best prices, click to buy this original lamp module complete or as a bare lamp

The Sony XL-2100U lamp is known as a few different part numbers:
XL2100U, XL-2100, XL2100
XL-2100E, XL2100E
XL-2100J, XL2100J
XL-2100C, XL2100C
XL2100U
A1606034B, A-1606-034B, A-1606-034-B, A1606-034B

Yeah, there are all the same part! This was Sony’s way of distinguishing which markets their products where released. For example, the “U” represents United States, while “E” stands for europe, “J” signifies Japan, and “C” is for China

The Sony A-1606-034B is the technical part number. Sony refers to most of its TV parts and accessories with the “A-” designation.

This lamp fits in various Grand WEGA and Bravia Projection LCD (or LCOS) rear projection tvs (RPTVs) from 42″ all the way to 70″ TV sets. Models in particular compatible with this lamp are:

KDF42WE655 (5.8MB PDF manual: check page 16-22 for the lamp replacement instructions)
KF42WE610 (7.7MB PDF manual: check page 11-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)
KF-42WE620 (11.4MB PDF manual: check page 15-19 for the lamp replacement instructions)

KDF50WE655 (5.8MB PDF manual: check page 16-22 for the lamp replacement instructions)
KF50WE610 (7.7MB PDF manual: check page 11-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)
KF-50WE620 (11.4MB PDF manual: check page 15-19 for the lamp replacement instructions)

KDF-60XBR95 (5.4MB PDF manual: check page 13-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)
KDF60XBR950 (5.4MB PDF manual: check page 13-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)
KF60WE610 (7.7MB PDF manual: check page 11-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)

KDF70XBR950 (5.4MB PDF manual: check page 13-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)
KDF-70XBR95 (5.4MB PDF manual: check page 13-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)
XBR950 (5.4MB PDF manual: check page 13-16 for the lamp replacement instructions)

There’s just so much misinformation out there about these TVs. Some TV models have dashes in them, some don’t…to be quite honest, I’m not sure if they should or shouldn’t have dashes. Please chime in with your TV model number as it is exactly written!

BTW, here is a youtube video we made of the disassembly and reassembly of the lamp module:

A step-by-step guide on this can also be found HERE

Remember if you’re not comfortable with the installation, we do recommend saving yourself the headache for disassembly and go with the complete module kit.

Note finding a trustworthy supplier of original lamps is crucial to protecting your Sony set from damage caused by after-market and sub par products. Your Sony lamp module was engineered exclusively with the help of Philips Lighting, the innovator of UHP Technology. Do not substitute any other brand in place of the original. We suggest reading the following articles:

Cloned Philips lamps article

How to extend the life of your lamp

Beware of Third-Party & Generic DLP TV Lamps, Counterfeit, Copy Lamps

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