Change the Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector lamp with this guide
Step 1: Purchase the correct lamp
Keep your projector working at its best by installing an OEM genuine Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector lamp. That means avoiding counterfeits being sold over the Internet. Price will be your guide. If the price seems too good to be true and being sold at less than 20%, it’s a counterfeit projector lamp.
Why avoid counterfeit projector lamps:
- shorter lamp life than original lamps
- toxic materials and carcinogenic parts including Krypton-85
- no safeguards to protect your eyesight
- prone to explosions
- incompatibility causing damage to the sensitive electronics in your projectors
- no guarantee or refunds
Reduced your stress, keep your projector working properly and buy an OEM projector lamp.
Step 2: Watch for end of life warnings
If Dukane ImagePro 8769 goes into standby mode because the projector lamp has reached end of life, press the HELP button on the remote control for 10 seconds to reset the lamp timer to zero. Replace the projector lamp immediately.
Replace the projector lamp immediately when you see the message :“The lamp has reached the end of its usable life. Please replace the lamp.” It may also be time to replace the projector lamp is you notice the colors on screen have faded or become distorted.
Step 3: Replacing the projector lamp
The Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector uses the Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp. Before installing a new projector lamp do the following safety steps:
- Reduce the risk of electrical shock by disconnecting the power cord on the projector.
- Reduce the risk of severe burns by allowing the projector to cool for at least 45 minutes. It should be cool to the touch.
Use a Philips screwdriver to push and release the tab. Push up and remove the lamp cover. NOTE: There is an interlock on this case to prevent the risk of electrical shock. Do not attempt to circumvent this interlock.
Loosen the two screws securing the Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp. The screws are not removable so will start start freewheeling. Remove the lamp by grabbing onto the indents on the lamp and pulling up.
Never force the lamp out; pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.
Gently put in a new Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp and tighten the two screws to hold the lamp in place. Make sure the screws are secure as a loose screw can cause a bad connection while a over tightened screw may cause the lamp to notwork.
Replace the lamp cover on the projector.
Slip the lamp cover back until it snaps into place.
Restart the projector to reset the lamp timer.
Resetting the lamp timer
It’s important to set the lamp timer so the Dukane ImagePro 8767A can accurately track the life of the newly installed Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp.
To reset the lamp timer go to the Dukane ImagePro 8767A Default Menu. Scroll down to Clear Lamp Hour Meter to reset the lamp timer.
Extend the life of the Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp:
- Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
- Set Lamp Power to Economic Mode.
- Learn more with Top tips for extending projector lamp life.