DLP Lamp Guide - LCD and DLP Repair Tips - Fix Your DLP - FixYourDLP.com http://www.fixyourdlp.com Your Community For DLP Projector Repair Tips! Tue, 05 May 2015 05:29:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.4 Changing the Toshiba TDP-D1E projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/05/04/changing-the-toshiba-tdp-d1e-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/05/04/changing-the-toshiba-tdp-d1e-projector-lamp/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 05:29:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22374 Changing the Toshiba TDP-D1E projector lamp is simple when you follow our guide. Buy authentic and be prepared It may be confusing trying to find the correct projector lamp for your Toshiba TDP-D1E; there are a lot of choices online. 

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oshiba_TDP-D1E_projector_Toshiba-TDP-LD1-75016689_replacement_projector_lampChanging the Toshiba TDP-D1E projector lamp is simple when you follow our guide.

Buy authentic and be prepared

It may be confusing trying to find the correct projector lamp for your Toshiba TDP-D1E; there are a lot of choices online.  Your key for a successful replacement lamp is to always install an OEM authentic projector lamp and avoid counterfeits.

Avoid getting fooled into buying a counterfeit. Look for the seal of approval. Copycat lamps have a number of serious issues that include a shorter life and problems with  exploding. Since they have been manufactured with  toxic substitutes they are a threat to your health and safety. Counterfeits can also damage your projector’s optics as well as your eyesight. Installing a generic lamp also voids your warranty. For the few dollars saved buying generics, it’s not worth it. They cost you more in the end. Go with authentic

End of life warning signs

When the Toshiba TDP-D1E projector lamp is running out of time you’ll notice the picture has poor color quality or may appear dimmer than usual. When the projector lamps reaches the end of life at 1,500 hours, the bulb icon will appear and a message “Replace your lamp” appears.

Installing the projector lamp

Follow these important safety tips before changing the projector lamp:

  • Switch off the power to the projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • After waiting 30 seconds, disconnect the power cord.
  • Allow the projector to cool down for at least 30 minutes. If should be cool to the touch. The Toshiba TDP-D1E projector runs using high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow it to cool down.

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Loosen the two screws holding the lamp cover in place. and remove the lamp cover.

Loosen the three screws holding the Toshiba TDP-LD1 projector lamp in place, and pull on the handle to remove the lamp. NOTE: Recycle the burnt out Toshiba TDP-LD1 75016689 properly as these lamps do contain mercury.

Get the new Toshiba TDP-LD1 75016689 replacement lamp ready. Align the orientation, press down until the bottom is reached, and lock in place using the three lamp locking screws.

Replace the lamp cover. You are now ready to reset the lamp timer.

Reset the replacement projector lamp timer

Each time you change the lamp you need to reset the lamp timer. Failure to do so may cause the projector to use the lamp over the recommended period of 2000 hours time resulting in the projector lamp exploding.

Extend the life of the Toshiba projector lamp:

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  • Press the SETTING MENU button to display the menu screen.
  • Scroll down the menu options to the Lamp Time
  • Press the ENTER button to select zero.
  • Click ENTER to exit the MENU.

 

Learn more tips for extending the projector lamp life in your Toshiba TDP-D1E projector.

 

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Optoma BL-FP180E replacement lamp for EX540i projectorhttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/30/optoma-bl-fp180e-replacement-lamp-for-ex540i-projector/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/30/optoma-bl-fp180e-replacement-lamp-for-ex540i-projector/#comments Fri, 01 May 2015 05:51:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22370 No need to call the technician when it’s time to replace your Optoma EX540i projector lamp. Our guide shows you how. Like any other projector, the Optoma EX540i uses a specialized projector lamp that will need to be changed after

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Optoma TX540i_projector_BL-FP180E SP.8EF01GC01_projector_lampNo need to call the technician when it’s time to replace your Optoma EX540i projector lamp. Our guide shows you how.

Like any other projector, the Optoma EX540i uses a specialized projector lamp that will need to be changed after 3000 hours of use. Be sure to buy an authentic projector lamp. Don’t go cheap and install a counterfeit lamp to save a few bucks.

Why avoid counterfeits?

Lamp replacement warning signs

Optoma-EX540_projector_BL-FP180E_SP.8EF01GC01_projector_replacement_lamp_warningWhen the Optoma EX540i projector lamp life is reaching end of life, you’ll see a warning sign appear on screen.

Replace the lamp immediately when you see this warning signs. Using the lamp beyond its recommended 3000 hours can result in the lamp exploding inside the projector. This results in a messy and time consuming clean up. Watch for these other signs that the projector lamp may be reaching it’s end of life:

  • the Lamp LED flashing amber
  • picture has poor colour quality
  • image vibrancy and definition has deteriorated

Step 3: Installing a new Optoma BL-FP180E lamp

The Optoma EX54oi uses the Optoma BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) replacement projector lamp. Before installing follow these crucial safety steps:

  • Switch off the power to the projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • Disconnect the power cord.
  • Allow the projector to cool down for at least 30 minutes. If should be cool to the touch. The Optoma EX540i runs at a high temperature and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.

Step-by-step instructions

Optoma-EX540i_BL-FP180E_SP.8EF01GC01_replacement_projector_lampRemove the old lamp

1: Use a screwdriver to loosen the two screws holding the projector lamp cover in place. The Optoma EX540i projector should be cool to the touch.

2: Remove the lamp cover and place to one side. Don’t lose the screws to the cover as the projector will not turn back on until the projector lamp cover has been properly installed.

3: Remove both screws holding the Optima BL-FP180E in place.Lift the wire handle on the lamp and gently remove it from the projector. Be careful not to hit the lamp or you can cause it to break.

Install the new lamp:

a. Take the new Optoma BL-FP180E projector lamp out of its packaging and lift the handle on the lamp.

b. Gently place it into the projector making sure not to touch the actual bulb. Oil from fingerprint marks can burn black spots onto the lamp when it heats up.

c. Tighten the screws on the projector lamp.

d. Close the lid. Tighten the cover screws. You are now ready to reset the lamp timer.

Reset the Optoma EX540i projector lamp timer

Your Optoma EX540i comes equipped with an automatic projector lamp timer that tracks the number of hours left for the Optoma BL-FP180E lamp. Each time you change the lamp you need to reset the lamp timer. Failure to do so may cause the projector to use the lamp over the recommended period of time resulting in the lamp exploding.

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To reset the lamp timer:

  • Press MENU
  • Select OPTIONS
  • Select Lamp Settings
  • Select Lamp Reset
  • Select Yes

TIP FOR LONGER LAMP LIFE:

Under Brightness Mode:

  • Choose STD to dim the projector lamp and lower power consumption making the lamp last longer.
  • Choose BRIGHT to make the lamp brighter but decrease lamp life.

 

Learn the TOP Tips for extending the lamp life in your Optoma EX540i projector.

 

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How to install the replacement projector lamp for Infocus IN24EPhttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/28/how-to-install-the-replacement-projector-lamp-for-infocus-in24ep/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/28/how-to-install-the-replacement-projector-lamp-for-infocus-in24ep/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 06:52:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22364 Learn how to replace the Infocus IN24EP projector lamp. Noticing the end of life warning signs When it’s time to replace the InFocus IN24EP projector lamp you may seen the following signs: The projector image gets darker and starts to

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Infocus-IN24_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_projector_lampLearn how to replace the Infocus IN24EP projector lamp.

Noticing the end of life warning signs

When it’s time to replace the InFocus IN24EP projector lamp you may seen the following signs:

  • The projector image gets darker and starts to deteriorate.
  • The projector lamp flashes red.
  • The warning message REPLACE THE LAMP appears on screen.

Replace the Infocus IN24EP immediately.

Invest in authentic

When you purchase an authentic projector lamp, you’re guaranteed a lamp that has been manufactured with high quality parts and calibrated to your projector. Generics don’t offer the same performance.

6 reasons to avoid generics

Learn the 7 Ways to spot a counterfeit lamp.

Installing the replacement projector lamp

Follow these important safety steps BEFORE installing the replacement

  • Turn off the InFocus IN24EP projector and unplug the power cord.
  • To avoid getting burned, let the InFocus IN24EP projector fully cooled before changing the lamp.
  • Do not operate the projectors while any of the lamps are removed as this may result in malfunctions, fire hazard and other accidents.
  • Caution: Don’t touch the screen or the actual bulb with your finger since the oil from your skin can cause a black spot on the bulb.

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  • Turn the projector upside down onto a soft surface.
  • Gently slide projector lamp cover out of its slot.Infocus-IN24EP_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_replacement_projector_lamp
  • Using the screw driver to loosen the screw holding the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 projector lamp in place.
  • Detach the lamp connector attaching the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 to the InFocus IN24EP projector by pressing the locking tab on the connector and gently pulling.
  • Loosen the screw on the projector lamp to loosen the lamp.
  • Grab the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 lamp handle and carefully lift the lamp cage up.Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb break.
  • Install the new InFocus SP-LAMP-024 lamp housing and tighten the screw.
  • Connect the connection wire from the lamp to the projector
  • Slide the lamp door back in place, making sure it is aligned so it clicks into place.
  • You are ready to reset the lamp hours.

NOTE: The InFocus SP-LAMP-024 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

Reset the projector lamp timer

Infocus-IN24EP_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_reset_projector_lamp_timerAfter replacing the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 projector lamp be sure to reset the lamp hours. Failure to do so will mean your InFocus IN24EP projector will NOT TURN ON.

  • Open the MAIN menu. Press SELECT
  • Scroll down to the SERVICE menu.
  • Scroll down to RESET LAMP HOURS.
  • Lamp hours will be reset to zero.

Tips for longer lamp life

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the InFocus IN24EP projector and let it stand for at least one hour ever 24 hours.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life

 

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Replacement lamp for Epson EB-826WH projectorhttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/27/replacement-lamp-for-epson-eb-826wh-projector/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/27/replacement-lamp-for-epson-eb-826wh-projector/#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 06:40:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22356 Replace your Epson EB-826WH projector lamp in 3 easy steps. Step 1: Invest in an OEM replacement lamp Your Epson EB- 826WH needs an authentic lamp in order to work at it’s optimum levels. While buying counterfeit may seem like

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Epson_EB-826WH_projector_Epson_ELPLP50_projector_lampReplace your Epson EB-826WH projector lamp in 3 easy steps.

Step 1: Invest in an OEM replacement lamp

Your Epson EB- 826WH needs an authentic lamp in order to work at it’s optimum levels. While buying counterfeit may seem like a bargain, their poor performance and poor quality actually make them more costly in the long run. Not only can they damage the sensitive electronics in your projector. counterfeits have a shorter lamp life and are prone to explosions. They can damage your eyesight as well as exposing you carcinogenic materials. Invest in an authentic Epson EB- 826WH projector lamp.

Step 2: Watching for end of life

When the image gets dark or starts to deteriorate or when the projector lamp warning light starts flashing, followed by a Replace the lamp message on screen, it’s time to install a Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 replacement projector lamp

Step 3: Installing the projector lamp replacement

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  • After turning off the power button on the Epson EB-826WH projector off wait for the light to stop flashing.
  • Unplug the power cord.
  • Allow the Epson EB-826WH projector to cool down before replaEpson_EB-826WH_Epson_ELPLP50_install_new_projector_lampcing the projector lamp. It should be cool to the touch so you don’t run the risk of burning yourself.
  • Do not operate the projectors while any of the lamps are removed as this may result in malfunctions, fire hazard and other accidents.
  • The lamp cover is found on top of the Epson EB-826WH projector. Loosen the lamp cover screw — you can’t remove it only loosen it.
  • Slide the Epson EB-826WH projector lamp cover off.
  • Loosen the two screws holding the Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 projector lamp in place.

Grab the Epson ELPLP50 projector lamp by the side indents. Gently pull the lamp out. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should this happen. Caution: Don’t touch the actual bulb with your fingers since the oil from your skin can cause a black spot on the bulb.

Epson_EB-826WH_Epson_ELPLP50_tighten_projector_lampNOTE: The Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

Gently insert the Epson ELPLP50 projector lamp making sure it’s facing the right way.

Tighten the screws on the new Epson ELPLP50 projector lamp. Be sure not to tighten too much or the lamp may not work.

Replace the lamp cover and tighten the screw on the EB-824H projector lamp cover.

Reset the Epson EB-824H projector lamp timer.

Reset the projector lamp timer

Reset the Epson EB-826WH projector Lamp Replacement Counter only when the Epson ELPLP50 projector lamp has been replaced.

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  • Press the MENU button on the remote control. The Lamp Reset Menu will appear.
  • Scroll down to the RESET LAMP HOURS. Press ENTER.
  • A prompt appears asking if you want to RESET LAMP HOURS?
  • Select YES and press ENTER.
  • Press MENU to exit.

Prolong the life of the Epson ELPLP50 projector lamp:

Extend the life of the newly installed Epson ELPLP50 projector lamp with the following tips:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the Epson EB-826WH projector and let it stand 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.

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How to install a replacement Dell 3400MP projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/24/how-to-install-a-replacement-dell-3400mp-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/24/how-to-install-a-replacement-dell-3400mp-projector-lamp/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:25:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22345 This guide shows you the best way to replace the Dell 3400MP projector lamp. Go authentic The Dell 3400MP projector needs an OEM Dell 310-6747 projector lamp to keep working at its  best. Avoid counterfeits  for the following reasons: Knock-off lamps

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Dell_3400MP_projector_Dell310-6747_projector_lampThis guide shows you the best way to replace the Dell 3400MP projector lamp.

Go authentic

The Dell 3400MP projector needs an OEM Dell 310-6747 projector lamp to keep working at its  best. Avoid counterfeits  for the following reasons:

End of projector lamp warnings

When the lamp light on the Dell 3400MP blinks amber, it’s time to replace the projector lamp. The message “Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement suggested!” will also appear on screen.

Don’t wait too long to change the lamp. Pushing it too far can result in the lamp making a loud popping noise before burning out. When the message “Lamp Defective” is on screen the Dell 3400MP projector will not turn on.

Replacing the Dell 3400MP projector lamp

Before replacing the Dell 310-6747 projector lamp be sure to turn the projector off and disconnect from the AC plug. Let the projector cool down for at least 30 minutes. It should be cool to the touch. Don’t attempt to change the lamp when the projector is still hot as there is a good chance you can get severely burned.

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  • Place the Dell 3400MP on a soft surface and turn in upside down to access the projector lamp cover. Loose the two screws that hold the projector lamp cover in place.
  • Loosen the two screws that secure the projector lamp.
  • Pull the projector lamp up by its metal handle. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. NOTE: Don’t throw the Dell 310-6747 projector lamp into regular garbage! Since it contains mercury, this lamp must be properly recycled.
  • Install the new Dell 310-6747 projector lamp making sure it is properly aligned into the projector.
  • Tighten the two screws that secure the Dell 310-6747 projector lamp.
  • Replace the projector lamp cover and tighten the two screws.
  • You are now ready to reset the lamp timer.

Reset the Dell 3400MP projector lamp counter

The Dell 3400MP projector tracks the life of the Dell 310-6747 projector lamp and will trigger the warning signals when it’s time to replace. Each time you replace the Dell 310-6747 projector lamp you must reset the lamp timer to zero. Failure to do so can result in using the projector past its recommended lifespan.

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  • To access the Main Menu press the left or right buttons on your projector’s control panel or remote control.
  • Scroll over the the LAMP Menu. Press ENTER to access.
  • Scroll down to the Lamp Reset icon. Press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to choose YES and press ENTER to reset the projector lamp timer.

 

Tips for extending Dell 3400MP projector lamp life:

  • From the LAMP Menu, choose ECO MODE: Select On to use the projector at the lower power level of 165 Watts, which makes the Dell 3400MP projector operate quieter and with lower light that gives more projector lamp life. Select off to operate at the 200 Watts power level.
  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Every 24 hours, turn off the projector and let it stand for 1 hour
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the Dell 3400MP projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

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Replacement projector lamp for ImagePro Dukane 8063http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/22/replacement-projector-lamp-imagepro_dukane-8063/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/22/replacement-projector-lamp-imagepro_dukane-8063/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:19:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22335 Follow this guide when it’s time for a new Dukane ImagePro 8063 projector lamp. Warning sign You can expect up to 2000 hours of use with your Dukane ImagePro 8063 projector lamp. When end of life is approaching, the CHANGE

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FollowDukane_ImagePro_8063_replacement_projector_lamp this guide when it’s time for a new Dukane ImagePro 8063 projector lamp.

Warning sign

You can expect up to 2000 hours of use with your Dukane ImagePro 8063 projector lamp. When end of life is approaching, the CHANGE THE LAMP message will appear on screen. Don’t keep using the lamp after seeing this sign or you run the risk of pushing the lamp beyond it’s recommended usage and possibly causing it to explode. Read about what to do if this has happened.

Use authentic to reduce stress

There are so many choices on the Internet for a Dukane ImagePro 8063 replacement projector lamp. Do yourself a favor and go with authentic. That means avoiding the lamps with the cheap price tag. Low priced lamps are usully counterfeit and since you get what you pay for, you’re buying a whole lot of trouble.

Six reasons to avoid counterfeits:

Replacing the projector lamp

The Dukane 8063 projector uses the Dukane 8063 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.
  • Dukane_ImagePro_8063_replacement_projector_lamp_cover_removeProtect the Dukane ImagePro 8063 projector’s top surface by placing it face down on a soft surface. Turn the projector over and loosen the screws on the lamp cover.
  • If the projector is mounted on the ceiling, be sure to check that the lamp has not exploded inside. Turn the projector over so the bottom is facing up.
  • Unhook the claws on the lamp cover using a screwdriver. Slide the lamp cover off and put it to one side.

 

  • Dukane_ImagePro_8063_replacement_projector_lamp_remove_screwsLoosen the two screws holding the Dukane 8063 projector lamp in place.
  • Slowly lift out the lamp using the side handles. NOTE: Be sure recyclet the Dukane 8063 projector lamp as contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage.
  • Insert the new lamp, tightening the two screws.
  • Interlock the two tabs on the cover to the projector. Position the lamp cover on the projector
  • Dukane_ImagePro_8063_install_replacement_projector_lampPush the center point of the two claws to fix the lamp cover back onto the projector.
  • Slowly turn the projector so that the top is facing up.
  • Turn the projector on, and reset the lamp timer

To reset the lamp timer

  • Dukane_ImagePro_8063_reset_projector_lamp_timerPress the MENU button on the remote control or one of the cursor buttons on the projector.
  • Scroll down to OPTIONS. Press Enter to choose.
  • Use the arrow key to move to the right hand menu.
  • Scroll down to choose LAMP TIME.
  • Use the up arrow button to select RESET.
  • The lamp hours will be reset to zero.

Extend the life of the Dukane 8063 projector lamp:

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Replacement lamp for the Sony 55E2010 TVhttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/21/replacement-lamp-for-the-sony-55e2010-tv/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/21/replacement-lamp-for-the-sony-55e2010-tv/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:22:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22327 Here’s how to replace Sony KDF-55E2010 LCD TV lamp. Authentic lamps are critical! Don’t settle for anything but the best for your Sony KDF-55E2010 LCD TV. Always install an authentic projection lamp. When buying look for the seal of approval

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Sony_KDF-55E2010_RPTV_Sony_XL-2400_projector_lampHere’s how to replace Sony KDF-55E2010 LCD TV lamp.

Authentic lamps are critical!

Don’t settle for anything but the best for your Sony KDF-55E2010 LCD TV. Always install an authentic projection lamp. When buying look for the seal of approval – don’t get caught with a copycat generic projector lamp! Learn to spot lamps posing as authentic lamps.

6 reasons to avoid generic projection lamps:

The Sony KDF-42E2000 LCD TV uses the Sony XL-2400 (F-9308-750-0) projection lamp.

When to replace?

The Sony KDF-55E2010 projection lamp should last up to 8,000 hours depending on how much you use the TV. When the lamp is reaching end of life, you will see a message on screen reminding you to replace it and the Lamp indicator on the TV will start flashing. Other end of life signs may also include darker images on screen and colors that look off. You may hear a noticeable popping and this is normal. When it’s time to replace the lamp, the screen may dim and the color balance of the picture goes off. Replace the projection lamp immediately.

To replace the LCD projection lamp

Perform there safety steps before installing the new lamp:

  • Turn off the power on the main unit.
  • The cooling fan will continue to operate for two minutes after the power is turned off.
  • Wait several minutes before unplugging the power cord.
  • Wait an additional 30 minutes to allow the lamp to cool down. The lamp operates under extreme so avoid touching it before changing the lamp.

Sony_KDF-55E2010_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_replace_projection_lampTake the new Sony XL-2400 projection lamp out of the box. Don’t shake the lamp as vibrations can damage the lamp. Avoiding touching the glass portion on the lamp as the oil from your fingers can burn black marks on the lamp.

Sony_KDF-55E2010_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_projector_lamp_open_doorRemove the outside Sony XL-2400 projection lamp cover. Turn the knob counterclockwise to open. Pull out the cover.

 

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Pull out the Sony XL-2400 projection lamp by first hooking a finger through the loop of the lamp handle and pulling the handle upwards. Then pull the Sony XL-2400 lamp straight out.

Sony_KDF-55E2010_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_projection_lampPut the new Sony XL-2400 projection lamp into its place. Mount the new lamp securely or the self-diagnostic function will be triggered. A lose lamp can also cause the screen to go dark.

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Reattach the Sony KDF-55E2010 LCD TV lamp door. Turn the knob back to CLOSE and secure the cover

 

Green your Sony KDF-55E2010 LCD TV

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If you interested in going green with your Sony KDF-55E2010 LCD TV, you can replace only the projection bulb and re-used the plastic casing. This can save your money plus help reduce waste by recycling. Watch our training video to learn more.

 

 

 

 

 

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Replacement projector lamp for Boxlight SP5t-930http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/17/replacement-projector-lamp-for-boxlight-sp5t-930/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/17/replacement-projector-lamp-for-boxlight-sp5t-930/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:39:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22315 Follow this guide when the yellow light appears and it’s time to replace the Boxlight SP5t-930 projector lamp. Warning messages When the Boxlight SP5t-930 is approaching end of life the LAMP REPLACEMENT light flashes yellow. along with a darker and

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Boxlight_SP-5t_projector_Boxlight_ XP5T-930_projector_lampFollow this guide when the yellow light appears and it’s time to replace the Boxlight SP5t-930 projector lamp.

Warning messages

When the Boxlight SP5t-930 is approaching end of life the LAMP REPLACEMENT light flashes yellow. along with a darker and unnatural colour. Change the projector lamp immediately.

The importance of OEM projector lamps

There are many choices being offered on the Internet and it can be tempting to purchase a generic lamp due to their low prices. However, you get what you pay for and with generics that means problems. Stick to an authentic OEM projector lamp and keep your Boxlight SP5t-930 projector working at its best. Why avoid generics? Here are the six biggest problems:

Replacing the Boxlight SP-5t projector lamp

The Boxlight SP5t-930 uses the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp. Before replacing the Boxlight XP5T-930 follow these safety tips:

  • Disconnect the power cord on the Boxlight SP5t-930 projector.
  • Reduce the risk of severe burns by allowing the Boxlight SP5t-930 projector to cool for at least 45 minutes. These projectors operate using high temperatures and you run the risk of severe burns if you don’t allow it to cool down.

SP-5t_Boxlight_projector_Boxlight_ XP5T-930_projector_lampPlace the projector on a soft surface and turn it over. Loosen the screw holding the lamp cover in place.

Remove the two screws holding the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp in place.

Using the wire handle on the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp to gently remove the lamp. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.

NOTE: Be sure to recycle the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp as contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle it!

Insert the new Boxlight XP5T-930 and avoid touching the actual bulb as this can result in black spots from the oil on your hands.

Tighten the two screws on the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp. Place the cover back onto the Boxlight SP5t-930 projector and tighten the lamps screw. You must now reset the lamp timer.

Resetting the SP5t-930 lamp counter

Once the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp has been replaced, you will need to reset the lamp counter so the Boxlight SP5t-930 projector can accurately track the number of lamp hours remaining:

  • Turn the projector on, and press the MENU button and the ON-SCREEN MENU will appear. Press the POINT LEFT/RIGHT buttons to select SETTING and press the SELECT button.
  • Another dialog box SETTING MENU will appear.
  • Press the POINT DOWN button and a red-arrow icon will appear.
  • Move the arrow to Lamp age, and then press the SELECT button. The message “Lamp replace monitor Reset?” is displayed.
  • Select [Yes] to reset the Timer.

When the Lamp Replacement Monitor Timer is reset, the LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator stops lighting. Learn how to extend the life of the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp. Check out Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Boxlight_SP-5t_projector_Boxlight_-XP5T-930_projector_lamp_bulb_replacementInterested in a green alternative?

This projector has the option of also just replacing the actual bulb to re-use the plastic cage. This reduces waste and is a great way to green your projector. Watch our training video to learn more.

 

 

 

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Replacement projector lamp for 3M MP8670http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/15/replacement-projector-lamp-for-3m-mp8670/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/04/15/replacement-projector-lamp-for-3m-mp8670/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:53:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22308 Replace the 3M MP8670 projector lamp using this guide. Avoid generics In order to keep your 3M MP8670 projector working at its optimum, be sure to install a an athentic OEM projector lamp. Generic “compatible” lamps are NOT authentic lamps and can

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3M_MP8670_projector_3M_78-6969-8919-9_ EP1635_replacement_projector_lampReplace the 3M MP8670 projector lamp using this guide.

Avoid generics

In order to keep your 3M MP8670 projector working at its optimum, be sure to install a an athentic OEM projector lamp. Generic “compatible” lamps are NOT authentic lamps and can create a number of problems including:

Invest in an authentic and look for the seal of approval before buying

End of life warning signs

You need to change the 3M MP8670 projector lamp when the lamp indicator lights up red and “CHANGE THE LAMP” message appears on the screen. Another indication is an image that looks washed out or with colors that are distorted. Your 3M MP8670 projector uses the 3M 78-6969-8919-9 EP1635 projector lamp.

Replacing the projector lamp

Before replacing the 3M MP8670 projector lamp, follow these safety steps:

  • Wait until the projector is cool to the touch before removing the lamp. These projector work at a high temperatures and you can get badly burned.
  • Be sure to unplug the projector before replacing the 3M 78-6969-8919-9 EP1635 lamp.

NOTE: The 3M 78-6969-8778-9 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp.

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  1. The 3M MP8670 projector lamp access door is located on the bottom of the projector. Turn over the projector onto a soft surface to loosen the screw holding the cover in place.
  2. Remove the cover. Place it to one side.
  3. Unscrew the two projector lamp screws. Grasp the lamp module with one hand and the projector body with the other hand. Carefully slide the lamp module out.  Take care not to bang the actual 3M 78-6969-8919-9 EP1635 lamp or it may break. Learn how to do a proper clean up if the lamp breaks or explodes.
  4. Insert the new 3M 78-6969-8919-9 EP1635 projector lamp. Tighten the two screws on the new projector lamp.Being careful not to touch the actual bulb as the oil from your fingers will burn black marks when the lamp heats up. Re-install the 3M MP8670 projector lamp cover.

Reset the lamp timer

After changing the 3M 78-6969-8919-9 EP1635 projector lamp you need to reset the lamp timer so the 3M MP8670 projector will turn back on. To reset:

  1. To display the total lamp hours, press and hold for 3 seconds, the RESET button on the projector or Timer button on the remote control.
  1. To reset the lamp timer, press the RESET button on the projector or MENU button on the remote while the total lamp hours are displayed. Use the arrow button on the projector or remote to select ZERO or CANCEL.

Extend the 3M MP8670 projector lamp life

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the 3M MP8670 projector projector projector and let it stand 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

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Learn how to quickly replace the Optoma TX540 projector lamp.Optoma TX540_projector_BL-FP180E SP.8EF01GC01_projector_lamp

Why bother with authentics?

Like any other projector, the Optoma TX540 uses a specialized projector lamp that will need to be changed after 3000 hours of use.

Your Optoma TX540 uses the Optoma BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) projector lamp. Be sure to buy an authentic projector lamp in order to keep your projector working properly and avoid safety and health issues from counterfeit lamps. Why buy authentic?

Know when to replace

Optoma_TX540_BL-FPI80E_projector_lamp_warning When the Optoma BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) projector lamp life is reaching end of life, you’ll see a warning sign appear on screen. Replace the lamp immediately when you see this warning signs. Using the lamp beyond its recommended 3000 hours can result in the lamp exploding inside the projector. This results in a messy and time consuming clean up. Watch for these other signs that the BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) lamp may be reaching it’s end of life:

  • the Lamp LED flashing amber
  • picture has poor colour quality
  • image vibrancy and definition has deteriorated

Installing a new Optoma BL-FP180E lamp

Pre-installation safety Preparation: Follow these important safety tips before installing a new BL-FP180E into your Optoma TX540 projector.

  • Switch off the power to the projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • Allow the projector to cool down for at least 30 minutes. If should be cool to the touch. The Optoma EX540 runs at a high temperature and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.
  • Disconnect the power cord.

Step-by-step instructions

Optoma_TX540__projector_BL-FPI80E_replace_projector_lampFigure 1 Remove the old lamp 1: Use a screwdriver to loosen the two screws holding the projector lamp cover in place. The Optoma EX540 projector should be cool to the touch.

Figure 2: Remove the lamp cover and place to one side. Don’t lose the screws to the cover as the projector will not turn back on until the projector lamp cover has been properly installed.

Figure 3: Remove both screws holding the BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) in place.Lift the wire handle on the lamp and gently remove it from the projector. Be careful not to hit the lamp or you can cause it to break.

 

Optoma_TX540_BL-FPI80E_install_new_projector_lamp copyInstall the new lamp: Take the new Optoma BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) projector lamp out of its packaging and lift the handle on the lamp. Gently place it into the projector making sure not to touch the actual bulb. Oil from fingerprint marks can burn black spots onto the lamp when it heats up.  Tighten the screws on the projector lamp. d. Close the lid. Tighten the cover screws. You are now ready to reset the lamp timer.

Reset the Optoma TX540 projector lamp timer

Your Optoma TX540 comes equipped with an automatic projector lamp timer that tracks the number of hours left for the BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) lamp. Each time you change the lamp you need to reset the lamp timer. Failure to do so may cause the projector to use the lamp over the recommended period of time resulting in the lamp exploding.

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To reset the lamp timer:

  • Press MENU
  • Select OPTIONS
  • Select Lamp Settings
  • Select Lamp Reset
  • Select Yes

TIP FOR LONGER LAMP LIFE: Under Brightness Mode:

  • Choose STD to dim the projector lamp and lower power consumption making the lamp last longer.
  • Choose BRIGHT to make the lamp brighter but decrease lamp life.

 

Learn the TOP Tips for extending the lamp life in your Optoma TX540 projector.

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