DLP Lamp Guide - LCD and DLP Repair Tips - Fix Your DLP - FixYourDLP.com http://www.fixyourdlp.com Your Community For DLP Projector Repair Tips! Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:39:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 4 Steps to a new Optoma EX542 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/03/04/4-steps-to-a-new-optoma-ex542-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/03/04/4-steps-to-a-new-optoma-ex542-projector-lamp/#comments Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:39:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22147 Keep your Optoma EX542 projector working! Learn how to replace the projector lamp using this guide. The Optoma EX542 is the ultimate for gamers, sports lovers and film buffs. It’s wide screen format is perfect for 3D gaming or HD viewing. Like

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Optoma EX542_projector_BL-FP180E SP.8EF01GC01_projector_lampKeep your Optoma EX542 projector working! Learn how to replace the projector lamp using this guide.

The Optoma EX542 is the ultimate for gamers, sports lovers and film buffs. It’s wide screen format is perfect for 3D gaming or HD viewing.

Like any other projector, it uses a specialized projector lamp that will need to be changed after 3000 hours of use. Follow our 4-step guide to changing the projector lamp in your Optoms GT700 projector.

Step One: Buying the right projector lamp

Your Optoma EX542 uses the 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. While the price of generic lamps can be tempting, installing them into your Optoma EX542 projector can result in the sophisticated optics being damaged beyond repair. Generic lamps also don’t have the proper safeguards and can damaged your eyesight. Scroll down to learn more. Why buy authentic?

Step Two: Know when to replace

When the Optoma BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01) projector lamp life is reaching end of life, you’ll see a warning sign appear on screen.

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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 job. 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

Step Three: Installing a new Optoma EX542 lamp

Pre-installation safety preparation:

Follow these important safety tips before installing a new BL-FP180E into your Optoma EX542 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 EX542 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

Remove the old lamp

Optoma_EX542__projector_BL-FPI80E_replace_projector_lamp1: Use a screwdriver to loosen the two screws holding the projector lamp cover in place. The Optoma EX542 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 BL-FP180E (SP.8EF01GC01)  projector lamp 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:

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

Step 4: Reset the Optoma EX542 projector lamp timer

Your Optoma EX542 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.

Why buy authentic?

Watch for telltale signs you are about to purchase a counterfeit lamp:

Learn the TOP Tips for extending the lamp life in your Optoma GT700 projector.

 

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Replacement guide for Sharp PG-MB66X projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/03/03/replacement-guide-for-sharp-pg-mb66x-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/03/03/replacement-guide-for-sharp-pg-mb66x-projector-lamp/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:02:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22137 Change the Sharp PG-MB66X projector lamp quickly using this step-by-step guide. Why invest in an authentic projector lamp The Internet has been flooded with generic projector lamps claiming to be “compatible” with Sharp PG-MB66X projector. For the few dollar you save, these

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Sharp_PG-MB66X_projector_Sharp_DT-510_projector_lampChange the Sharp PG-MB66X projector lamp quickly using this step-by-step guide.

Why invest in an authentic projector lamp

The Internet has been flooded with generic projector lamps claiming to be “compatible” with Sharp PG-MB66X projector. For the few dollar you save, these projector lamps bring more problems to the table. d

7 reasons to avoid generic lamps:

Invest in authentic. Don’t be fooled. How to recognize an authentic projector lamp.

Know the end of life warning signs

Sharp_PG-MB66X_projector_Sharp_DT-510_projector_lamp_hoursDepending on the usage and maintenance, the Sharp DT-510 projector lamp in the Sharp PG-MB66X projector operates for approximately 3,000 hours when operating on Eco Mode and 2,000 hours when on the Bright setting. At 5% life (approx 150 hours) you’ll see the projector lamp indicator start flashing red. Other end of life signs include a deteriorating picture and color quality.

You can see the hours remaining for Lamp Life Status. The remaining hours will be shown on the chart Lamp Usage chart.  Should the projector lamp explode, learn what to do.

Installing the projector lamp

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Before replacing the Sharp DT-510 projector lamp follow these important safety tips:

    • Press STANDBY/ON on the projector or STANDBY on the remote control to put the projector into standby mode.
    • Wait until the cooling fan stops.
    • Disconnect the power cord.
    • Unplug the power cord from the AC socket.
    Allow the projector to cool down for at least one hour. If should be cool to the touch. The Sharp XG-P20XD projector uses high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.

    Turn over the Sharp PG-MB66X projector onto a soft service and loosen the user service screw that holds the projector lamp cover on place. Slide the cover off away from the projector and place it to one side.

    Sharp_PG-MB66X_projector_Sharp_DT-510_replace_projector_lampRemove the screws holding the Sharp DT-510 projector lamp in place. Grab the wire handle and gently pull theout.

    Hold the  Sharp DT-510 projector lamp by the handle and pull it in the direction of the arrow. DO NOT tilt it.

    Take the new Sharp DT-510 projector lamp and align the tab on the lamp unit cover and place it while pressing the tab to close it.  Be careful not to touch the actual bulb as the oil from your fingers left on the lamp will burn black holes onto the lamp that appear on screen.

    Note: The used Sharp DT-510 projector lamp contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.

    Fasten the securing screws. Slide the lamp cage cover back on in the direction of the projector. Then tighten the user service screw.

    Reset the lamp timer

    To reset the Sharp PG-MB66X projector lamp timer:

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    • While simultaneously holding down MENU/HELP, ENTER and the down arrow on the projector.
    • Press STANDBY/ON on the projector.
      LAMP 0000H” is displayed, indicating that the lamp timer is reset

     

     

    Extend the life of the Sharp DT-510 projector lamp:

    • Chose the ECO MODE 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 Sharp PG-MB66X projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
    • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

     

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    Changing the Epson EMP-83V projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/03/02/changing-the-epson-emp-83v-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/03/02/changing-the-epson-emp-83v-projector-lamp/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:58:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22133 Follow our 3-step guide to change the projector lamp in your Epson EMP-83V. Step 1: Buy authentic projector lamp In order to keep your Epson EMP-83V projector working properly, you’ll need to install a proper Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp.  Although lower

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    Epson-EMP-83V+-projector-Epson-ELPLP42-projector_lampFollow our 3-step guide to change the projector lamp in your Epson EMP-83V.

    Step 1: Buy authentic projector lamp

    In order to keep your Epson EMP-83V projector working properly, you’ll need to install a proper Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp.  Although lower in price initially, generic, knock-off lamps end up costing much more in the long run.

    Problems associated with generics:

     

    Read more about the 7 Ways to Spot a Counterfeit Lamp.

    Step 2: Know when to replace

    The life span of the Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp ranges from approximately 3000 hours in HIGH brightness mode to about 4000 hours in LOW brightness mode. When you are reaching the 3000 mark, have your new lamp ready for installation.

    Find the exact hours the lamp has been used on the Info Menu. If the number of hours is under 10, the time will be displayed as 0H.

    Watch for the signs that the Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp needs to be replaced in the Epson PowerLite 83V+ projector:

    • Dark image
    • Image that has deteriorated
    • Replace the Lamp message appears on screen
    • Lamp light flashes orange

    Step 3: Install the Epson EMP-83V projector lamp

    Before installation:

    • Turn power button off and wait for light to stop flashing.
    • Turn off power swtich on the back of the Epson EMP-83V projector projector.
    • Unplug the power cord.
    • Allow the Epson PEMP-83V projector to cool for one hour – it should be cool to the touch. Inside of the projector can be very hot since these machines operator under high temperatures and you run the risk of being burned if the projector has not cooled down.
    • 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.

     

    Epson-EMP-83V-loosen-lamp-cover-screw-Epson-ELPLP42-projector _lamp Using the screw driver supplied, loosen the screw holding the Epson EMP-83V cover in place.

     

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    Remove the Epson EMP-83V lamp cover and place it to one side.

     

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    Using the screw driver provided, loosen the screws holding the Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp in place.

    Epson-Powerlite-83V+-remove-Epson-ELPLP42-projector-lampGrab the Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp by the two indents on the projector lamp. Gently remove the projector lamp.Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.

    NOTE: The Epson ELPLP42 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).Epson-EMP-83V-replace-Epson-ELPLP42-projector-lamp

    Gently insert the Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp making sure it’s facing the right way. It should click easily into place. Do not force the lamp into the projector as you may break the light.

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    Tighten the screws on the newly installed Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp. Be sure not to tighten the screw too much or leave the screw too loose as this can stop the newly installed projector lamp from working.

     

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    Replace the Epson MP-83V- lamp cover and tighten the screw. You are now ready to reset the Lamp Timer.

    Reset the lamp timer on the Epson PowerLite 83V+ projector

    Reset the Epson PowerLite 83V+ projector Lamp Replacement Counter only when the Epson ELPLP42 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 ALL. Press ENTER.
    • A prompt appears asking if you want to replace the lamp.
    • Select YES and press ENTER.
    • Press MENU to exit.

    Prolong the life of the Epson ELPLP42 projector lamp:

    Extend the life of the newly installed Epson ELPLP42 with the following tips:

    • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
    • Turn off the  Epson EMP-83V 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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    Hitachi_CP-WX410_projector_Hitachi DT00841_projector_lampFollow this guide to replace the Hitachi CP-WX410 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-WX410 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.

    Authentic lamps

    Only an OEM authentic replacement projector lamp will keep your Hitachi CP-WX410 projector working. Look for the seal of approval before purchasing. Despite their bargain prices, knockoff generics have a number of major problems:

    Learn to spot copycat lamps posing as authentic lamps. Keep track of projector lamp life so you’ll know when to replace the projector lamp.

    Install the Hitachi DT00841 projector lamp

    Safety steps before installing the Hitachi DT00841 (CPX401):

    • Turn off the Hitachi CP-WX410 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-WX410 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-WX410_projector_Hitachi-DT00841_projector_lamp_reset_timerNote: Reset the projector lamp time only when you have replaced the lamp so the Hitachi CP-X205 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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    Installing a new Sony KDF-55E2000 TV LCD projection lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/26/installing-a-new-sony-kdf-55e2000-tv-lcd-projection-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/26/installing-a-new-sony-kdf-55e2000-tv-lcd-projection-lamp/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22123 Our guide shows you how to  replace your Sony KDF-55E2000 TV LCD projection lamp. Authentic lamps are critical! Don’t settle for anything but the best for your Sony KDF-55E2000 LCD TV. Always install an authenticLCD  projection lamp. When buying look

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    Sony_KDF42E2000_KDF_42E2000_42_Grand_Wega_458468Our guide shows you how to  replace your Sony KDF-55E2000 TV LCD projection lamp.

    Authentic lamps are critical!

    Don’t settle for anything but the best for your Sony KDF-55E2000 LCD TV. Always install an authenticLCD  projection lamp. When buying look for the seal of approval – don’t get caught with a copycat generic projector lamp!

    Why avoid generic projection lamps:

    The  Sony KDF-55E2000 uses the Sony XL-2400 (F-9308-750-0) projection lamp.

    When to replace?

    The Sony KDF-55E2000 projection lamp should last up to 8,000 hours depending on how much you use your TV. When the LCD projection lamp is reaching end of life, you may see the following warning signs:

    • onscreen message screen reminding you to replace the lamp
    • Lamp indicator on the TV will start flashing.
    • darker images on screen and colors that look off.
    • the screen may dim and the color balance  goes off
    • a noticeable popping sound

    Replace the LCD projection lamp immediately.

    Replacing the LCD projection lamp

    Perform these 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 heat so avoid touching it before changing the lamp.

    Sony_KDF-55E2000_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_replace_LCD_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-55E2000_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_LCD_projection_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-55E2000_LCD_Sony_XL-2400_LCD_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-42E2000 LCD TV lamp door. Turn the knob back to CLOSE and secure the cover

     

    Green your Sony KDF-55E2000 LCD TV

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    If you interested in going green with your Sony KDF-55E2000 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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    How to change the Infocus IN24 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/25/how-to-change-the-infocus-in24-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/25/how-to-change-the-infocus-in24-projector-lamp/#comments Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:39:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22115 When it’s time for a replacement Infocus IN24 projector lamp, this guide can help you out. Importance of authentic Resist the temptation to buy a cheaper generic lamp as they can cause your InFocus N24 projector to not work properly. When

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    Infocus-IN24_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_projector_lampWhen it’s time for a replacement Infocus IN24 projector lamp, this guide can help you out.

    Importance of authentic

    Resist the temptation to buy a cheaper generic lamp as they can cause your InFocus N24 projector to not work properly. 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.

    Replacement warning signs

    When it’s time to replace the InFocus IN24 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 SP-LAMP-024 immediately.

    Installing the replacement projector lamp

    Follow these important safety steps BEFORE installing the replacement

    • Turn off the InFocus N24 projector and unplug the power cord.
    • To avoid getting burned, let the InFocus N24 projector  fully cool 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-IN24_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_replacement_projector_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-IN24_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 N24 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

     

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    Replacement guide for Dell 2400MP projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/24/replacement-guide-for-dell-2400mp-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/24/replacement-guide-for-dell-2400mp-projector-lamp/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:11:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22111 No need to call the service technician when you can follow this guide to replace the Dell 2400MP projector lamp. End of projector lamp warnings When the lamp light on the Dell 2400MP blinks amber, it’s time to replace the

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    Dell_2400MP_projector_Dell_310-7578_projector_lampNo need to call the service technician when you can follow this guide to replace the Dell 2400MP projector lamp.

    End of projector lamp warnings

    When the lamp light on the Dell 2400MP 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 2400MP projector will not turn on.

    The importance of authentic lamps

    The Dell 2400MP projector needs an OEM Dell 310-7578 projector lamp to keep working at its optimum best. Avoid generics. Knock-off lamps are not calibrated properly so they can damage the sensitive optics in your Dell 2400MP projector. These lamps don’t save you money since they have a much shorter life and present a health hazard and are prone to explosions. Copycat manufacturers also offer no guarantee or refunds. Save yourself hassles and protect your Dell Dell 2400MP projector from being damaged, buy OEM Dell 310-7578 projector authentic projector lamps!

    Dell_2400MP_projector_Dell_310-7578_replace_projector_lampReplacing the Dell 2400MP projector lamp

    Before replacing the Dell 310-7578 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.

    • Place the Dell 1209S 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 310-7578 projector lamp into regular garbage! Since it contains mercury, this lamp must be properly recycled.
    • Install the new Dell 310-7578 projector lamp making sure it is properly aligned into the projector.
    • Tighten the two screws that secure the Dell 310-7578 projector lamp.
    • Replace the projector lamp cover and tighten the two screws.
    • You are now ready to reset the lamp timer.

    Reset the Dell 2400MP projector lamp counter

    The Dell 2400MP projector tracks the life of the Dell 310-7578 projector lamp and will trigger the warning signals when it’s time to replace. Each time you replace the Dell 310-7578 projector lamp you must reset the lamp timer to zero. Failure to do so can result in you using the projector past the optimum lamp life and causing the projector lamp to explode.

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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 2400MP 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 2400MP 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 2400MP projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
    • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

     

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    3 steps to a replacement Epson EMP-6500UB projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/23/3-steps-replacement-epson-emp-6500ub-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/23/3-steps-replacement-epson-emp-6500ub-projector-lamp/#comments Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:52:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22106 Follow this 3-step guide to replace the Epson EMP-6500UB projector lamp. Step 1: Be prepared You’ll want to install an authentic Epson ELPLP49 lamp to keep your Epson EMP-6500UB projector working properly and to get the best picture quality. Although

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    Epson_EMP-6500_UB_projector_Epson_ELPLP49_projector_lampFollow this 3-step guide to replace the Epson EMP-6500UB projector lamp.

    Step 1: Be prepared

    You’ll want to install an authentic Epson ELPLP49 lamp to keep your Epson EMP-6500UB projector working properly and to get the best picture quality. Although cheaper at first, generic knock-off lamps actually cost you more money for the following reasons:

    Learn the 7 Ways to spot a counterfeit lamp.

    NOTE: These instructions can also be used for the Ensemble HD Home Cinema 6500.

    Step 2: Learn the warning signs

    Watch for the signs that it’s time to replace the Epson ELPLP49 projector lamp:Epson_EMP_6500_UB_projector_Epson_ELPLP49_projector_lamp_warning_light

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

    A replacement warning message will also appear on screen. You can expect 3900 hours of lamp life depending on the settings and usage.

     

    Step 3: Install a new Epson ELPLP49 projector lamp

    Before installation:

    • Turn power button off wait for light to stop flashing
    • Turn off power switch on the back of the Epson EMP-6500 UB projector
    • Unplug the power cord
    • Allow the Epson EMP-6500 UB to cool for one hour – it should be cool to the touch. Inside of the projector can be very hot since these machines operator under high temperatures and you run the risk of being burned if the projector has not cooled down.
    • 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.

    Epson_EMP_6500_UB_projector_Epson_ELPLP49_remove_projector_lamp_cover1. The lamp cover for the Epson EMP-6500 UB is found on top of the projector. Take the screwdriver that came with the projector and put it into opening on the lamp cover to release the cover switch. Remove the projector lamp cover.

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    2. Remove the two screws on either side of Epson ELPLP49 projector lamp. Place the screws to either side.

    3. Pull the projector lamp out using the top handle. Be sure to pull itEpson_EMP_6500_UB_projector_Epson_ELPLP49_install_replacement_projector_lamp out straight. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.

    NOTE: The Epson ELPLP49 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.

    4, Take the new Epson ELPLP49 lamp by the handle and gently put it into place making sure the lamp is facing in the right direction.

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    5. Replace the Epson ELPLP49 screws on the newly installed projector lamp.

    6. Re-connect the projector lamp cover. Tighten the screws on the cord and turn on the Epson EMP-6500 UB projector.

    Reset the Lamp Operating time.

    Reset the Epson Lamp Timer

    Reset the Epson EMP-6500 UB Lamp Replacement Counter only when the Epson ELPLP49 lamp has been replaced.

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    • Turn the Epson EMP-6500 UB
      projector on.
    • Press MENU to display the configuration menu.
    • Press the down arrow to move down the menu to the Reset option.

     

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    • Press Enter to enter the Reset Menu.
    • Press the down arrow to move down the menu to the Reset Lamp Hours option.
    • Press Enter.

     

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    • When the Reset Lamp Hour option has been chosen the Reset Lamp Hours message will appear.
    • Use the cursor to move to the YES option.
    • Press Enter to reset the lamp hours to zero.

    Prolong the life of the Epson ELPLP49 lamp:

    Extend the life of the newly installed Epson ELPLP49 with the following tips:

    • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
    • Turn off the Epson EMP-6500 UB 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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    Epson- EMP-7500-projector-Epson-ELPLP49-projector-lampFollow our 3-step guide to change the projector lamp in your Epson EMP-7500 projector.

    When to replaceEpson- EMP-7500-projector-Epson-ELPLP49-projector-lamp_warning

    Watch for the signs that it’s time to replace the Epson EMP-7500 projector lamp:

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

    A replacement warning message will also appear on screen. You can expect 4000 hours of lamp from the lamp depending on the settings and usage.

    Protect your projector with original lamps

    Only genuine a Epson ELPLP49 genuine projector lamp should be used in order to keep your Epson EMP-7500 in good working order. An OEM projector lamp has been manufactured to meet the specifications of the Epson EMP-7500 projector.

    Knock-off lamps may seem like a bargain due to their low prices but these counterfeit lamps can damage the sensitive and expensive mechanisms in your Epson EMP-7500 projector. They are also prone to explosions and actually have a much shorter working life that authentic lamps due to the inferior materials used during their production. Even more troubling are the toxic, carcinogenic materials you are exposed to after installing one of these generic lamps. These lamps are also missing important safety guards to protect your eyesight. Installing a knock-off lamp will also void the guarantee on your Epson EMP-7500 leaving you unprotected should anything happen after installation. Avoid hassles and buy a Epson ELPLP49 projector lamp from an authorized dealer. Look for the seal of approval.

     

    Learn the 7 Ways to spot a counterfeit lamp.

    Installing a new Epson ELPLP49 lamp

    Before installation:

    • Turn power button off wait for light to stop flashing
    • Turn off power swtich on the back of the Epson EMP-7500 projector
    • Unplug the power cord
    • Allow the Epson EMP-7500 to cool for one hour – it should be cool to the touch. Inside of the projector can be very hot since these machines operator under high temperatures and you run the risk of being burned if the projector has not cooled down.
    • 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.

     

    pson- EMP-7500-projector-Epson-ELPLP49-projector-lamp_remove_cover1. The lamp cover for the Epson EMP-7500  is found on top of the projector. Take the screwdriver that came with the projector and put it into opening on the lamp cover to release the cover switch. Remove the lamp cover.

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    2. Remove the two screws on either side of Epson ELPLP49 lamp. Place the screws to either side.

     

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    3. Pull the lamp out using the top handle. Be sure to pull it out straight. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.

    NOTE: The Epson ELPLP49 contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

    Epson- EMP-7500-projector-Epson-ELPLP49-install_replacement_projector-lamp

     

    4, Take the new Epson ELPLP49 lamp by the handle and gently put it into place making sure the lamp is facing in the right direction.

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    5. Replace the Epson ELPLP49 screws on the newly installed lamp.

    6. Re-connect the lamp cover. Tighten the screws on the cord and turn on the Epson EMP-7500 projector.

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    Reset the Epson Lamp Timer

    Reset the Epson Epson EMP-7500 Lamp Replacement Counter only when the Epson ELPLP49 lamp has been replaced.

     

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    • Turn the Epson PowerLite Pro Cinema 7500 UB projector on.
    • Press MENU to display the configuration menu.
    • Press the down arrow to move down the menu to the Reset optio

     

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    • Press Enter to enter the Reset Menu.
    • Press the down arrow to move down the menu to the Reset Lamp Hours option.
    • Press Enter.

     

     

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    • When the Reset Lamp Hour option has been chosen the Reset Lamp Hours message will appear.
    • Use the cursor to move to the YES option.
    • Press Enter to reset the lamp hours to zero.

     

    Prolong the life of the Epson ELPLP49 lamp:

    Extend the life of the newly installed Epson ELPLP49 with the following tips:

    • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
    • Turn off the Epson EMP-7500 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 change the Infocus IN32 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/19/change-infocus-in32-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2015/02/19/change-infocus-in32-projector-lamp/#comments Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:15:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=22100 When your InFocus IN32 projector lamp has reached end life, we’ll show you how to replace it. Why go with authentic lamps? The Internet has been flooded with projector lamps at bargain prices. While it can be tempting to save

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    http://www.fixyourdlp.com/uploads/Infocus_IN32_projector_InFocus_SP-LAMP-019_replacement_projector_lamp.pngWhen your InFocus IN32 projector lamp has reached end life, we’ll show you how to replace it.

    Why go with authentic lamps?

    The Internet has been flooded with projector lamps at bargain prices. While it can be tempting to save some money, generic lamps are actually counterfeits that end up costing you more in the long run. Why? Due to:

    Protect your health and your investment. Buy an authentic InFocus_SP-LAMP-019 for your  Infocus IN32 projector. Look for the seal of approval before handing over your hard earned cash.

    End of life warning signs

    If you’re wondering how many lamp hours you have left, check the remaining time left using the Service Menus, Total Lamp Hours option. You can expect close to 2,000-hour of lamp use depending on frequency of use and regular maintenance.

    Infocus_IN32_projector_Infocus_SP-LAMP-019_projector_lamp_hoursWhen it’s time to change the InFocus IN32 projector lamp you may seen the following signs:

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

    Replace the InFocus_SP-LAMP-019 immediately when you see any of these signs. Don’t let the lamp reach end of life as it may explode inside the projector. Learn what to do should the bulb break.

     Installing the replacement projector lamp

    Follow these important safety steps BEFORE installing the replacement

    • Turn off the InFocus IN32 projector and unplug the power cord.
    • To avoid getting burned, let the InFocus IN32 projector projector fully cool before changing the lamp.
    • Place the projector on a soft surface.
    • 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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    • Remove the lamp door by using a screw driver to gently pop off the cover.
    • Slide the door forward and lift the door off.
    • Using the screw driver to loosen the screw holding the InFocus_SP-LAMP-019 in place.
    • Disconnect the connector attaching the InFocus_SP-LAMP-019 to the InFocus IN32 projector.

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    • Grab the InFocus_SP-LAMP-019 lamp handle and carefully lift the lamp cage up.Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter.
    • Install the new InFocus_SP-LAMP-019 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-019 contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

    Step 3: Reset the projector lamp timer

    Infocus_IN32_projector_Infocus_SP-LAMP-019_resset_projector_lamp_timerAfter replacing the InFocus SP-LAMP-019 projector lamp be sure to reset the lamp hours. Failure to do so will mean your InFocus IN32 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 IN32 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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