DLP Lamp Guide - LCD and DLP Repair Tips - Fix Your DLP - FixYourDLP.com http://www.fixyourdlp.com Your Community For DLP Projector Repair Tips! Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:41:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 How to install a new Optoma PRO350W projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/30/install-new-optoma-pro350w-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/30/install-new-optoma-pro350w-projector-lamp/#comments Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:39:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21542 Here is a step-by-step guide to help you replace the Optoma DW318 projector lamp. Invest in authentic replacement projector lamps When buying on the Internet, make sure you are buying an OEM and look for the seal of approval. Generic

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Optoma_PrO350W_projector_Optoma_BL-FU185A_replacement_projector_lampHere is a step-by-step guide to help you replace the Optoma DW318 projector lamp.

Invest in authentic replacement projector lamps

When buying on the Internet, make sure you are buying an OEM and look for the seal of approval. Generic lamps have a shorter lamp life than original lamps and are created with toxic materials. When you buy copy-cat lamps you get no guarantee or refunds and they can damage the sensitive electronics in your projectors. Keep your Optoma PRO350W projector working at optimum levels by investing in an authentic projector lamp. Learn How to spot a counterfeit.

End of life warnings

Optoma_PRO350W_Optoma_BL-FU185A_SP.8EH01GC01_replacement_warning_projector_lampWhen the Optoma BL-FU185A projector lamp is reaching end of life, you will notice the Lamp-LED light flashing red on the Optoma PRO350W projector. A lamp warning message also appears on screen.

If you hear a loud pop when turning on the projector, the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp has broken. Learn what to do if the projector lamp has exploded inside the projector.

Be sure to have your back-up replacement Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp ready so you can replace it immediately when needed.

 

4-steps to installing the Optoma BL-FU185A projector lamp

Follow these important safety tips before replacing the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp:

  • Switch off the power to the Optoma PRO350W multimedia projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • Disconnect the power cord.
  • Allow the Optoma PRO350W projector to cool down for at least 30 minutes. These projectors run using high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.

Optoma_PRO350W_Optoma_BL-FU185A_SP_projector_lamp_warningSteps to remove the old projector lamp

1. Use a screwdriver to undo the two screws holding the projector lamp cover in place. The screws on the lamp cover and the lamp cannot be removed.

2. Remove the lid and place to one side. Don’t lose the lid as the Optoma PRO350W projector will not turn back on until the lamp cover has been properly installed.

3. Remove the two screws holding the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp in place.

Note: The used Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.

4. Lift up the wire handle on the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp and slowly remove it from the projector. Be careful not to bang the lamp against the projector as this may case the bulb to break. Learn how to clean up a broken lamp.

Steps to install the new projector lamp:

1. Remove the new Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp from its packaging. Taking care not to touch the actual bulb, lift up the handle on the new lamp and insert it gently into the Optoma PRO350W projector.

2. Tighten the two screws on the projector lamp.

3. Replace the lamp cover and tighten its two screws.

4. Reset the lamp replacement timer

Reset the Projector Lamp Replacement Timer

Optoma_PRO350W_Optoma_BL-FU185A_SP_projector_lampThe Optoma PRO350W multimedia projector has an automatic projector lamp timer that tracks the numbers of hours left in the lamp. If you don’t reset the lamp replacement timer you run the risk of the lamp being used beyond its recommended life and possibly exploding in the projector.

To reset the Projector Lamp Replacement Timer:

  • Turn on the projector.
  • Using the remote press MENU
  • Select OPTIONS
  • Select LAMP SETTINGS
  • Select LAMP RESET
  • Select YES.
  • Press MENU to exit.

Tips for extending Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp life:

  • Chose the “STD” mode to to dim the projector lamp and lower power consumption. This will extend the lamp life by up to 130%.
  • 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 Optoma PRO350W projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Green your Optoma PRO350W projector

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The Optoma PRO350W projector has the option of re-using the existing lamp cage and replacing only the actual bulb. You recycle and reduce waste this way. Watch our Optoma BL-FU185A training video to learn more.

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Hitachi_CP-X200_projector_Hitachi DT00841_projector_lampFollow this step-by-step guide to install a new Hitachi CP-X200 projector lamp.

Tracking the projector lamp life

Watch for these signs that indicated the projector lamp is reaching its end of life:

  • Both the Hitachi CP-X200 Power and Lamp Indicators are flashing red while the Temp Indicator is turned off.
  • Color tone on the screen may also appear weak or washed out.
  • Picture has poor color quality.

The importance of authentic lamp

The only replacement projector lamp that will keep your projector working is the Hitachi DT00841 (CPX401) bought from an OEM manufacturer. When buying look for the seal of approval. While knock-off lamps appear to be a bargain, they will actually end up costing you more money due to their various probkems:

Learn to spot copycat lamps posing as authentic lamps.Keep track of projector lamp life.

Installing the Hitachi DT00841 (CPX401 projector lamp

Safety steps before installing the Hitachi DT00841 (CPX401):

  • Turn off the Hitachi CP-X200 projector.
  • Unplug the power cord.
  • Allow the projector to cool for at least 45 minutes. It should be cool to the touch. This projector works using high heat and there is danger you can be burned.
  • NOTE: If the projector is mounted on the ceiling, don’t stand underneath the projector while opening the cover.

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  • Prepare the new Hitachi CP-X200 projector lamp. If the projector is mounted on a ceiling, or if the lamp has broken, contact your dealer for assistance.
  • Loosen the screw (marked by arrow) of the lamp cover and then slide the lamp cover to the side to remove it.
  • Loosen the 2 screws (marked by arrow) of the projector lamp, and slowly pick up the lamp by the handles. Be careful not the bang the lamp. The Hitachi DT00841 projector lamp contains mercury and must be recycled properly. Do not throw it in regular garbage.
  • Insert the new lamp, taking care not to touch the actual bulb. Oil in your fingers will cause a dark spot on the lamp when it heats up.
  • Tighten the two screws of the Hitachi DT00841 projector lamp that were loosened to remove the old projector lamp.
  • Slide the lamp cover back in place and firmly fasten the screw of the lamp cover.
  • Turn on the projector and set the lamp timer:

To reset the projector lamp timer:

Hitachi_CP-X200_projector_Hitachi-DT00841_projector_lamp_reset_timerNote: Reset the projector lamp time only when you have replaced the lamp so the Hitachi CP-X200 projector can properly track the lamp life. Otherwise you run the risk of using the lamp beyond its lamp life.

  • Press the MENU button
  • Scroll down to the GO TO ADVANCED MENU option. Press ENTER
  • Scroll down to the OPTION menu in the left column and press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to LAMP TIME. Press ENTER To make a dialogue field appear
  • Scroll up to the RESET option on the dialogue box.
  • The lamp setting will be set to zero.

Replacing the air filters

Get more hours from your Hitachi DT00841 by keeping your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.

  • Pull the filter frame’s knob up while holding the filter cover. The filter frame will come off and the air filter will appear.
  • Take out the old air filter and insert the new air filter.
  • Put the filter frame back.
  • Put the filter unit back into the projector
  • Turn the projector on and reset the filter time using the FILTER TIME item in the EASY MENU.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

 

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3 steps to a new Epson PowerLite 825 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/29/3-steps-new-epson-powerlite-825-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/29/3-steps-new-epson-powerlite-825-projector-lamp/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:11:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21527 Don’t stress about changing the Epson PowerLite 825 projector lamp. Use this guide to help you out! Note: These instructions can also be used for the PowerLite 825+ projector Step 1: Recognize end of life warnings The life span of

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Epson_PowerLite-825_projector_ELPLP50_replacement_projector_lampDon’t stress about changing the Epson PowerLite 825 projector lamp. Use this guide to help you out!

Note: These instructions can also be used for the PowerLite 825+ projector

Step 1: Recognize end of life warnings

  • The life span of the Epson PowerLite 825 projector  lamp is approximately  5000 hours when the  Power Consumption in the Setting menu is set to Normal. When Power Consumption is set to ECO mode, there is approximately 6000 hours.
    It is time to replace the projector lamp when:
  • The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
  • The message Replace the lamp appears on the screen
  • The projector  lamp warning light flashes orange.
  • When the lamp warning light flashes red  — this  projector lamp is burnt out and must be replaced immediately.

Step 2: Purchasing the correct projector lamp

It’s critical to install the correct kind of projector lamp into your Epson PowerLite 825 projector to keep it working at its best levels. While their price can be tempting. generic lamps don’t offer the same kind of performance or value  Save time and money — buy an authentic Epson ELPLP50 Projector Lamp Replacement V13H010L50. Look for the seal of approval before buying.

6 reasons to avoid generic lamps:

Learm how to protect yourself with 7 Ways to Spot a Counterfeit Lamp.

Step 3: Installing the Epson ELPLP50 Projector Lamp Replacement

Before installation:

  • Turn power button off wait for light to stop flashing.
  • Turn off power switch on Epson PowerLite 825 projector.
  • Unplug the power cord.
  • Allow the Epson PowerLite 825 projector to cool for one hour – it should be cool to the touch. These projectors run a high temperatures so you can burn yourself every badly if the projector has not cooled enough before being opened up.
  • 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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The lamp cover is found on top of the Epson PowerLite 825 projector. Loosen the lamp cover screw — you can’t remove it only loosen it.

Slide the Epson PowerLite 825 projector lamp cover off.

Loosen the two screws holding the Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 projector lamp in place.

Epson_PowerLite_825_Epson_ELPLP50_install_new_projector_lampGrab the Epson ELPLP50 projector amp by side indents. Gently pull the lamp out. Pulling too quickly can cause the  bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should this happen.

NOTE: The Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps! If you bought from an authentic manufacturer they will recycle the lamp for you at no extra cost (another reason to buy authentic 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 PowerLite 825 projector lamp cover.

Reset the Epson PowerLite 825 projector lamp timer.

Reset the projector lamp timer

Reset the Epson PowerLite 825 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 EpsonPowerLite 825  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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Replacing the Dukane ImagePro 8070 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/28/replacing-dukane-imagepro-8070-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/28/replacing-dukane-imagepro-8070-projector-lamp/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:25:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21517 This easy to follow guide can help you when it’s for a new Dukane ImagePro 8070projector lamp. Warning sign You can expect up to 2100 hours (up to 3100 hours in Eco mode) your Dukane ImagePro 8070 projector lamp. Don’t

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This easy to follow guide can help you when it’s for a new Dukane ImagePro 8070Dukane_ImagePro_8070_projector_Dukane_456-8767A_replacement_projector_lampprojector lamp.

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You can expect up to 2100 hours (up to 3100 hours in Eco mode) your Dukane ImagePro 8070 projector lamp. Don’t leave replacing the projector lamp to the last minutes or you may have a projector that will not turn on. Be sure to replace the lamp 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.

If you have waited too long and the Dukane ImagePro 8070 goes into standby mode, press the HELP button on the remote control for 10 seconds to reset the lamp timer to zero. Replace the projector lamp immediately.

Reduce stress by going with authentic

It can be confusing finding the correct proecjtor lamp for your Dukane ImagePro 8070 projector. There are hundreds of website selling projector lamps but most of there lamps are knock-off generic lamps that you should avoid at all costs.They are actually not that great a bargain and should be avoided for the following reasons:

Replacing the projector lamp

The Dukane ImagePro 8070 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.

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Protect the Dukane ImagePro 8070 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.

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.

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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.

NOTE: The Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

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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.

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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 8070 can accurately track the life of the newly installed Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp.
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To reset the lamp timer go to  the Dukane ImagePro 8070 Default Menu. Scroll down to Clear Lamp Hour Meter to reset the lamp timer.

Extend the life of the Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp:

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3 Steps to a new BenQ PB7700 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/27/3-steps-new-benq-pb7700-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/27/3-steps-new-benq-pb7700-projector-lamp/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:36:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21512 Changing your BenQ PB7700 projector lamp is hard enough without unnecessary complications. Follow our 3-step guide for a smooth installation. Step 1: Be prepared with the correct lamp When BenQ PB7700 projector lamp is reaching end of life, you’ll see

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BenQ_-PB7700_projector_BenQ_59.J0C01.CG1_replacement_projector_lampChanging your BenQ PB7700 projector lamp is hard enough without unnecessary complications. Follow our 3-step guide for a smooth installation.

Step 1: Be prepared with the correct lamp

When BenQ PB7700 projector lamp is reaching end of life, you’ll see a warning message on screen. The lamp light on the projector panel will also light up red. Be sure to change the BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector lamp immediately.

Avoid generic “compatible” lamps. You get what you pay for and in the case of generic lamps it’s usually a long list of problems:

Save yourself unnecessary headaches and buy authentic from a recognized dealer. You’ll be getting a far superior product with a replacement guarantee and tech support.

Step 2: Replacing the BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector lamp

IMPORTANT NOTE: The BenQ PB7700 projector operates at an extremely high temperature. Let the projector cool for a least 45 minutes before replacing the BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector lamp. The projector should be cool to the touch. Don’t rush it or you may end up with a nasty burn.

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1. Turn the power off and disconnect the BenQ PB7700 projector from all power sources.

2. The BenQ PB7700 projector lamp door is on the left side. You may need to lift it up slightly to loosen the screws and remove the lamp cover.

 

 

BenQ_PB7700_projector_lamp_screw_BenQ_59.J0C01.CG1_projector_lamp3. Loosen the two screws that hold the BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector lamp in place. A magnetic screw driver will make the whole process easier.

BenQ_PB7700_projector_lamp_out_BenQ_59.J0C01.CG1_projector_lamp4. Grab the BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector lamp by the two side indentations and slowly pull the lamp out. Pulling out too quickly may cause the bulb to break. If this happens go to: What to do when your projector lamp explodes.

 

5. Don’t touch the inside of the BenQ PB7700 projector after the lamp is removed. The optical components are very sensitive and even the slightest movement can cause unevenness and distortion of the projected images.

NOTE: The BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps! If you bought from an authentic manufacturer they will recycle the lamp for you at no extra cost (another reason to buy authentic lamps).

BenQ_PB7700_projector_cover_on_BenQ_59.J0C01.CG1_projector_lamp6. Slowly insert the new projector lamp, making sure it’s securely in place.

7. Tighten the screws on the projector lamp cage.

8. Reinstall the projector lamp cover. Tighten the side screw holding the lamp cover in place. Don’t over tighten the screws otherwise the lamp may not work properly.

9. Turn the power on and wait for the projector to warm up.

10. Reset the Lamp Timer.

Step 3: Reset the Lamp Timer

Never reset the lamp timer if the lamp has not been replaced as this could cause damage to your projector. Always reset the lamp time after changing the BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector lamp so the BenQ PB7700 projector can accurately track end of life for the lamp.

To replace the lamp timer:

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  • Press the MENU/EXIT button to turn the onscreen menu on.
  • Using the left or right arrow buttons scroll to SETUP. Press SOURCE ENTER.
  • Scroll to LAMP. Press SOURCE ENTER.
  • Scroll down to RESET LAMP TIMER. Press SOURCE ENTER.
  • The lamp timer will be reset to zero.

 

Make your newly installed BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 lamp life last longer:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Use the Lamp Power option on the BenQ PB7700 projector and set to Economic Mode to reduce the amount of power used but extend lamp life.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Go green and recycle

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Looking for a less expensive but more environmentally friendly option? Watch our step-by-step video on replacing just the BenQ 59.J0C01.CG1 projector bulb instead of the entire lamp housing.

 

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Guide for installing a new Optoma HD67N projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/24/guide-installing-new-optoma-hd67n-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/24/guide-installing-new-optoma-hd67n-projector-lamp/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:41:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21503 Follow this guide for help with installing a new Optoma HD67N projector lamp. The importance of authentic Be sure to have your back-up replacement Optoma HD67N projector lamp ready so you can replace it immediately when needed. When buying on the Internet,

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Optoma_HD67N_projector_Optoma_BL-FU185A_replacement_projector_lampFollow this guide for help with installing a new Optoma HD67N projector lamp.

The importance of authentic

Be sure to have your back-up replacement Optoma HD67N projector lamp ready so you can replace it immediately when needed. When buying on the Internet, make sure you are buying an OEM and look for the seal of approval. Generic lamps have a shorter lamp life than original lamps and are created with toxic materials. When you buy copy-cat lamps you get no guarantee or refunds and they can damage the sensitive electronics in your projectors. Keep your  projector working at optimum levels by investing in an authentic Optoma HD67N projector lamp. Learn how to spot a counterfeit.

End of life warnings

Optoma_HD67N_projector_lamp_Optoma_BL-FU185A_SP.8EH01GC01_replacement_warning_When the Optoma HD67N projector lamp is reaching end of life, you’ll notice the Lamp-LED light flashing red. A lamp warning message also appears on screen.

If you hear a loud pop when turning on the projector, the Optoma HD67N projector lamp projector lamp has broken. Learn what to do if the projector lamp has exploded inside the projector.

Replacing the Optoma HD67N projector lamp

The Optoma HD67N projector uses the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp. Follow these important safety tips before replacing the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp:

  • Switch off the power to the Optoma HD67N multimedia projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • Disconnect the power cord.
  • Allow the Optoma HD67N projector to cool down for at least 30 minutes. These projectors run using high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.

Optoma_HD67N_Optoma_BL-FU185A_SP_projector_lamp_warningSteps to remove the old projector lamp

1. Use a screwdriver to undo the two screws holding the projector lamp cover in place. The screws on the lamp cover and the lamp cannot be removed.

2. Remove the lid and place to one side. Don’t lose the lid as the Optoma HD67N projector will not turn back on until the lamp cover has been properly installed.

3. Remove the two screws holding the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp in place.

Note: The used Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.

4. Lift up the wire handle on the Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp and slowly remove it from the projector. Be careful not to bang the lamp against the projector as this may case the bulb to break. Learn how to clean up a broken lamp.

Steps to install the new projector lamp:

1. Remove the new Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp from its packaging. Taking care not to touch the actual bulb, lift up the handle on the new lamp and insert it gently into the Optoma HD67N projector.

2. Tighten the two screws on the projector lamp.

3. Replace the lamp cover and tighten its two screws.

4. Reset the lamp replacement timer

Reset the Projector Lamp Replacement Timer

Optoma_HD67N_Optoma_BL-FU185A_SP_projector_lampThe Optoma HD67N projector has an automatic projector lamp timer that tracks the numbers of hours left in the lamp. If you don’t reset the lamp replacement timer you run the risk of the lamp being used beyond its recommended life and possibly exploding in the projector.

To reset the Projector Lamp Replacement Timer:

  • Turn on the projector.
  • Using the remote press MENU
  • Select OPTIONS
  • Select LAMP SETTINGS
  • Select LAMP RESET
  • Select YES.
  • Press MENU to exit.

Tips for extending Optoma BL-FU185A (SP.8EH01GC01) projector lamp life:

  • Chose the “STD” mode to to dim the projector lamp and lower power consumption. This will extend the lamp life by up to 130%.
  • 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 Optoma HD67N multimedia projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Green your Optoma HD67N projector

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The Optoma HD67N projector has the option of re-using the existing lamp cage and replacing only the actual bulb. You recycle and reduce waste this way. Watch our Optoma BL-FU185A training video to learn more.

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Install a new Epson EB-W9 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/24/install-new-epson-eb-w9-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/24/install-new-epson-eb-w9-projector-lamp/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:30:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21497 This step-by-step guides shows you how to replace the Epson EB-W9 projector lamp. Step 1: Buy the right projector lamp Protect your investment and keep the your projector working properly by investing in an authentic Epson EB-W9 projector lamp. Despite

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Epson_EB-W9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_projector_lampThis step-by-step guides shows you how to replace the Epson EB-W9 projector lamp.

Step 1: Buy the right projector lamp

Protect your investment and keep the your projector working properly by investing in an authentic Epson EB-W9 projector lamp. Despite their tempting price tags, cheaper generic projector lamps aren’t worth in in the end since they bring so many problems to your projector.

Reasons to avoid generic lamps:

Buy an OEM approved Epson EB-W9 projector lamp. Look for the seal of approval and learn to spot copycat lamps posing as authentic lamps.

Step 2: Know the warning signs

Epson_EB-W9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_check_projector_lamp_hoursWhen the Epson EB-W9 projector lamp uses Epson ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp from a recognized OEM dealer for your Epson EB-W9 projector. When buying lis reaching end of life the projector lamp indicator will flash orange and continue flashing until the projector lamp has been changed.

Epson_EB-S92_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_projector_lamp_lamp_warningThe message Replace the lamp also appears on the screen. You may also the image on screen gets darker or starts deteriorate altogether. In order to maintain projector brightness and image quality, replace with a new Epson LPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp as soon as possible.

The Epson EB-W9 projector lamp can last for close to 4,000 hours when the power consumption is set to NORMAL and up to 5,000 hours if the ECO option is used. You can check the hours left on the ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp from the INFO Menu access off the Main Menu.

Step 3 Installing the new Epson EB-W9 projector lamp

Before replacing the ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp follow these important safety rules:

  1. Always unplug the power cord on the Epson EB-W9 projector before replacing the projector lamp.
  2. This projector operates using high temperature. Wait at least 60 minutes before replacing the lamp so you don’t run the risk of getting burned.
  3. Never touch the bare projector lamp bulb as the oil from your fingers will burn black marks onto the projector lamp when it heats up.
  4. Never operate the Epson EB-S92 projector with the projector lamp removed.

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Remove the projector lamp cover screws and place to one side.

Epson_EB-W9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58__remove_projector_lamp_screwsLoosen the two screws holding the Epson ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp in place (you can’t remove them).

Gently lift out the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp taking care not to bang it against the projector.

Gently insert the new Epson LPLP58 projector lamp. Make sure it fits into the Epson EB-W9 projector properly. (Check that it’s facing the right way.) Tighten the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp.

Epson_EB-W9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_install_new_projector_lampNOTE: The LPLP58 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp!

You can now reset the lamp timer.

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Reset the lamp timer

After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the Epson EB-W9 projector lamp timer using the projector’s menu system.

  • Press the MENU button on the remote control or on the projector’s control panel. You see the main menu.
  • Select the RESET menu. Press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to select RESET LAMP HOURS. Press ENTER.
  • A prompt filed appears asking if you want to reset the lamp timer. Select YES. Press ENTER.
  • Press MENU to exit.

Longer life for the ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp

Extend the life of the Epson ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp with the following tips:

  • Set the Power Consumption to ECO option.
  • Clean the air filters regularly so the Epson EB-W9 projector doesn’t overheat.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the projector.
  • Turn it off when it’s not in use.
  • Learn more: Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

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3 steps for replacing the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/23/3-steps-replacing-dukane-imagepro-8035-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/10/23/3-steps-replacing-dukane-imagepro-8035-projector-lamp/#comments Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:42:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21488 Don’t panic! Keep reading this step-by-step instructions on how to change the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector lamp. Step 1: Buy the right lamp! Your Dukane ImagePro 8035 is a sophisticated machine with sensitive optics. The best thing you can do to keep

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Dukane_ImagePro_8035_Dukane_projector_lamp_456-208Don’t panic! Keep reading this step-by-step instructions on how to change the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector lamp.

Step 1: Buy the right lamp!

Your Dukane ImagePro 8035 is a sophisticated machine with sensitive optics. The best thing you can do to keep it working at its optimum levels is to use an authentic Dukane ImagePro 8035projector lamp replacement. Look for the seal of approvalc to purchase an OEM lamp.

Here are six good reasons to buy an authentic Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector lamp:

Step 2: Know the end of life signs

When the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector lamp is approaching end of life, a replacement warning will appear on screen: CHANGE THE LAMP, AFTER REPLACING LAMP, RESET THE LAMP TIMER

You may also start to see the following signs:

  • A screen that is gradually dimming or deteriorating.
  • Colour in the image appears dark or off colour.
  • Lamp light is flashing red.

Syep 3: Replace the Optoma Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector lamp

Follow these important safety steps before installing a new Dukane 456-208 projector lamp:

  • These lamps contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.
  • Switch off the power to the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • Disconnect the power cord.
  • Allow the projector to cool down for at least 30 minutes. so it is cool to the touch. Trying to change the lamp while the projectors is not cooled down can result in serious burns as these projectors operate using high heat.

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Loosen the screws holding the cover in place. Click the cover to remove the cover.

Remove the two screws holding the Dukane 456-208 projector lamp in place. Using the wire handle remove the old lamp. Be careful not to bang the lamp against the projector as this may case the bulb to break.

Learn how to properly clean up a broken lamp.

NOTE: The Dukane 456-208 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp.

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Remove the Dukane 456-208 projector lamp from its packaging and using the wire handle, place it into the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector. Be careful not to touch glass bulb as the oil from your fingers will burn black spots into the bulb and affect the image on screen.

Tighten the two screws on the lamp. Replace the lamp cover and tighten its two screws. Replace the lamp cover and tighten the screw. You must now reset the Lamp Replacement Timer.

Reset the lamp timing on the Dukane ImagePro 8035

In order to track the lamp life, the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector has an automatic lamp timer that triggers the lamp replacement warning. You need to reset the timer each time the lamp is replaced.

Dukane_ImagePro_8035_Dukane_456-208_reset_lamp_timerPlease carry out the following operation within 10 minutes from power on, if you replaced the lamp after 2,000 hours.

Press the RESET button on the Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector for 3 seconds or remote control TIMER button for 3 seconds and display the total lamp used time.

Press the RESET button on Dukane ImagePro 8035 projector or remote control MENU ON button during displaying the lamp used time.

Select the “0” on the screen using the MENU button or DISK PAD.

 

 

Tips for a Optoma BL-FU180A (SP.82G01.001) longer life:

  • Turning on the Eco Mode to lower power consumption and extend the lamp life by 130%.
  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the Dukane ImagePro 8035 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.

Green alternative

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Interested in reducing waste and recycling? The Dukane ImagePro 8035 has an option of replacing only the projector bulb and reusing the plastic lamp cage. Watch our training video for more information on how to replace the bulb.

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Panasonic_PT-L5500_projector_Panasonic_ET-LAD55This step-by-step instructional guide will help you install an new Panasonic PT-L5500 projector lamp.

When to replace

Depending on the working conditions and setting of the Panasonic PT-L5500 projector lamp life may vary. At at 1300 hours the Panasonic PT-L5500 projector lamp will be reaching end if life and a “Replace Lamp” warning is displayed on screen. That message will be permanently displayed on screen until the Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector is changed. Don’t leave the Panasonic PT-L5500 projector  lamp as is after the warning message or the projector will automatically shut off and enter a standby state. It will remain in standby state until the Panasonic PT-L5500 projector lamp is changed.

Choosing projector lamp options

The Panasonic PT-L5500 comes equipped with two Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamps. You have the option of using:

  • SINGLE projector lamp mode: Either of the projector lamp is used – projector automatically chooses the lamp with the shorter operating hours.
  • DUAL projector lamp mode: Both projector lamps are used.
  • Projector LAMP1 : Lamp Unit 1 is always used alone.
  • Projector LAMP2 : Lamp Unit 2 is always used alone.

When only one Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamp is used (SINGLE, LAMP1 or LAMP2 options) and it’s been used for 1500 hours consecutively, the Panasonic PT-DW5000U projectors automatically switches to the second lamp. When both Panasonic ET-LAD55 lamps are used simultaneously for 1300 hours straight, the projector will automatically go into standby mode. Create longer projector lamp life by controlling the luminance of the projector lamp:

  • HIGH: Use when you need high brightness is necessary. Both lamps are used with this setting.
  • LOW: Set when high brightness is not necessary. This reduces power and operating noise while using only one lamp.

The importance of authentic lamps

It’s easy to get duped into buying an inferior knock-off lamp posing as an authentic lamp. Buyer beware! Always look for the seal of approval and watch for telltale signs you are about to purchase a counterfeit lamp

Replacing the Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamp

Before replacing the Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamp follow these important safety step:

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1. Press the POWER OFF button on the Panasonic PT-L5500 projector.

2. Select OK using the right or left arrows on the control panel. Press the ENTER button. (Or press the POWER OFF button again. The power indicator will light up orange.

3. Wait until the power indicator turns red and the cooling fans stop running on the Panasonic PT-L5500.

4. Press MAIN POWER to OFF.

Projector lamp installation steps:

1. Remove the power plug and wait for at least 45 minute for the projector to cool.

Panasonic-PT-L5500_Lamp_ONE_ET-LAD55_projector_lamp_change2. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the screw securing the Panasonic PT-L5500 projector lamp cover. Slide the lamp unit cover toward the left to remove it. (See diagram #2)

3. Remove the two screws securing the fan unit. (See diagram #3)

4. Gently open the fan unit in front of the both Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamps. (See diagram #4)

5. Remove the screws holding the Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamp in place. (Each lamps has two screws. Take hold of the wire handle and gently remove the projector lamp. (See diagram #5)

NOTE: The Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this projector lamp!

6. Install the new lamp unit taking care not the touch the actual project lamp bulb as oil from your fingers will remain on the bulb and burn black spots when the projector lamp heats up.

7. Use a Phillips screwdriver to securely tighten each of the two screws on both projector lamps. Panasonic-PT-L5500_finish_installation_ET-LAD55_projector_lamp

8. Put the fan back in place and tighten the two screens to hold it in place. (See diagram #8)

9. Slide the cover a little toward the right, and secure it by tightening the screw. (See diagram #9) NOTE: Firmly install the projector lamp unit and projector lamp cover. If not installed properly, the protection circuit will be activated and the projector will not turn back on.

Resetting the projector lamp timer

Each time you switch to a new Panasonic ET-LAD55 projector lamp you need to reset the Panasonic PT-L5500 projector lamp timer. Panasonic-PT-L5500_Panasonic LET-LAD55_reset_projector_lamp_timer

  • Insert the power cord plug into the wall outlet and then press the MAIN POWER switch.
  • Press the “ I ” button on the remote control to display an image picture onto the screen.
  • Press MENU to display the MAIN MENU screen.
  • Scroll down to select OPTION2. Press ENTER to display the OPTION 2 menu.
  • Scroll down to SYSTEM INFORMATION. Press ENTER to display the SYSTEM INFORMATION menu.
  • Press and hold the ENTER button on the projector or the remote control for approximately 3 seconds. The option LAMP TIME RESET will be added to the menu.

Scroll down to select the projector that has was replaced. Select the lamp which has been changed

  • LAMP1: Replace the LAMP UNIT 1
  • LAMP2: Replace the LAMP UNIT 2
  • Press ENTER.
  • When the LAMP TIME RESET display flashes, press ENTER again.
  • The used hours of the specified lamp unit will be reset to zero.
  • Press the MENU button to leave the LAMP TIME RESET menu.

Quick reset:

  • When lamp unit 1 has been replaced: In standby mode, press the number buttons in the sequence of 737381, and then press ENTER.
  • When lamp unit 2 has been replaced: In standby mode, press the number buttons in the sequence of 737382, and then press ENTER.
  • When the projector lamps hours have been reset, the lamp monitor (LAMP1/LAMP2) will flash for 3 seconds.

Learn more tips for extending the projector lamp life in your Panasonic PT-L5500 projector.

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Acer X1130P_projector_Lamp_Acer_EC_J9000-001Use this guide to replace the Acer X1130P projector lamp.

End of life

The projector will detect the lamp life for the Acer X1130P projector lamp and show the warning message: Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!”

Be prepared with an authentic projector lamp

Stay away from copycat counterfeits lamps.  In order to keep working properly your Acer X1130P needs an authentic lamp. Unlike counterfeit lamps, an authentic Acer X1130P projector lamplamps will NOT damage the sensitive optics in the projector and is less likely to explode. Knock off are also created with toxic materials that pose a health threat. Authentic and come with a money-back guarantee as well as keeping your warranty intact. Stop buying counterfeit lamps and go authentic!

Replacing the  Acer X1130P projector lamp

The  Acer X1130P projector uses the Acer EC.J9000.001 projector lamp. Before installation follow these important safety steps:

  • Turn off the Acer X1130P projector and unplug the AC cord.
  • These projectors operate under high temperatures and there is a risk of burning if the projector has not cooled enough. Allow the Acer X1130 to cool for one hour. It should be cool to the touch.

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1. Remove the two screws from the cover. Lift the cover off the projector and place it to one side.

2. Remove the two screws holding the Acer X1130P projector lamp in place. screw from the cover.

3. Lift the wire handle on the Acer EC.J9000.001 bulb and gently pull the lamp up to remove it.

Don’t throw the old Acer EC.J9000.001 projector lamp into regular garbage as it contains mercury — send it to a local recycling program.

4. Take the new Acer EC.J9000.001 projector lamp projector lamp using the wire handle. Avoid touching the bare bulb; the oil on your finger can leave a black mark on the lamp affecting the projected image. Tighten the screws on the new Acer EC.J9000.001 projector lamp.

Put the lid back onto the projector. Tighten the screw holding the lid in place. Plug the AC cables back into the projector. Turn the project on so you can reset the lamp timer.

Resetting the projector lamp timer

It’s important to always reset the lamp timer after replacing the projector lamp in your Acer X1130P projector. You want the projector to track how many hours the lamp has been used and send out warning messages when the Acer EC.J9000.001 reaches end of life.

 

 

Acer-X1130P_projector_Lamp_Acer_EC_J9000-001_reset_lamp_timerTo reset the Projector Lamp timer:

  • Open the MAIN MENU. Press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to the MANAGEMENT menu. Press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to the Lamp Hour reset option.
  • Press the right arrow.
  • The lamp will be reset to zero.

Extending the projector lamp life

Learn more tips for extending lamp life.

 

A green alternative

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The Acer X1130P projector has the option of also just replacing the actual bulb and 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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