Install a new Eiki LC-X4L projector lamp

Eiki-LC-X4L_projector_lamp_Eiki_610-292-4848_POA-LMP39Replace the Eiki LC-X4L projector lamp by following our step-by-step manual.

Buy the right projector lamp

Always install an authentic Eiki LC-X4L projector lamp in your Eiki LC-X4L to keep it working properly. Look for the seal of approval before buying Eiki POA-LMP39 and avoid generics for the following reasons:

Go with original OEM projector lamps and save yourself hassles.

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Watch for end of life warnings

The Eiki LC-X4L uses two Eiki POA-LMP39 projector lamps, so it’s recommended you change both at the same time. Watch for signs indicating it’s time to change the projector lamp. There are several key functions that will help you manage end of life for the projector lamp.

Lamp Status


The Lamp Management Function detects the status of bots lamps and displays it on screen. The lamp status is also displayed for 5 seconds when the projector is turned on. The LAMP REPLACE indicator lights yellow when either lamp is nearing end of life.

Eiki LC-X4L_Eiki_POA-LMP39_projector_lamp_remove_coverOn screen status:

  • ON: Yellow lamp on screen: Lamps are functioning normally.
  • OFF: Dim Lamp: Lamp is turned off and not in use.
  • NEAR END: Red lamp: Projection Lamp is nearing its end. When image becomes darker or color becomes unnatural, replace lamp. (The Lamp replace light on the projector lights yellow at the same time.
  • OUT: X Mark on lamp: The lamp has reached its end of life and fails to turn on. It may also be defective. Replace lamp corresponding with number marked X.

Lamp Mode Changeover: Lamp Management Function automatically changes the combination of lighting lamp (Lamp Mode) by detecting the status of each projector lamp. When any of the two lamps goes out, Lamp Mode is changed over from 2 lamps to 1 lamp. Lamp Mode can be switched to 2 lamps or 1 lamp manually. Check the number of lamps being used on the Lamp Status.

Changing the Eiki POA-LMP39 projector lamp

Follow these important safety steps before replacing the Eiki POA-LMP39 projector lamp.

  • The Eiki LC-X4L projector operates under very high temperatures. Let it cool for one full hour before attempting to replace the lamp in order to avoid being burned.
  • Turn off the projector by pressing the power button. Wait for the light to stop flashing.
  • Turn off the power switch at the back on the projector
  • Unplug any power cords.

NOTE: To maintain quality of picture (better balance of color and brightness in entire screen), replacing both lamps at the same time.


  • Loosen the three screws on Lamp Cover and remove Lamp Cover.



  • Loosen the 2 screws. Using the wire handle and pull out the projector lamp. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.
  • Replace the Lamp Assembly. NOTE: The Eiki POA-LMP39 contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t place it into regular garbage.
  • Make sure that Lamp Assembly is set properly. Tighten the 2 screws on the new lamp
  • Replace Lamp Cover and tighten 3 screws. Connect AC Power Cord to a projector and turn projector on.
  • Reset Lamp Replacement Counter.

Reset Eiki LC-X4L lamp counter

Your Eiki LC-X4LA projector has a built in lamp counter to determine when the projector lamp should be replaced. It needs to be reset every time you replace the Eiki POA-LMP39 projector lamps. When the Lamp Replace Counter is reset, the LAMP REPLACE indicator stops lighting.


  • Turn projector on, press MENU button and ON-SCREEN MENU will appear.
  • Press POINT LEFT/RIGHT button(s) to move the red frame pointer to SETTING Menu icon. Press POINT DOWN button to move a red frame pointer to “Lamp counter reset.”
  • Press SELECT button.
  • Move arrow to select either Lamp 1 or Lamp 2. Press SELECT button.



  • Message “Lamp replace counter Reset?” is displayed.
  • Move pointer to YES and then press SELECT button.
  • NOTE: Be sure to reset correct lamp number otherwise LAMP REPLACE indicator continues lighting.
  • Another confirmation dialog box appears and select YES to reset Lamp Replace Counter.
  • Do not reset Lamp Replace Counter except after Projection lamp is replaced.

Extend the life of the Eiki POA-LMP39 projector lamp

Get more hours from your Eiki POA-LMP39 lamp by following these maintenance tips:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the Eiki LC-X4L projector and let it stand unused for at least one hour ever 24 hours. An average use of four to five hours per day will ensure longer lamp life.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.
  • Press the MENU button to exit.

Save money, go green

Video_Changing_Lamp_for_Eiki_LC-X4LA_projector_lampLooking for a green alternative? Try replacing only the bulb and re-using the same projector lamp cage for the Eiki LC-X4L projector. You save money and reduce waste.

Watch our how to video guide to learn more.


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