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, 26 Nov 2014 18:30:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 3 steps to a new Epson EB-826W projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/26/3-steps-new-epson-eb-826w-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/26/3-steps-new-epson-eb-826w-projector-lamp/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:30:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21674 This guide will show you how to replace the Epson EB-826W projector lamp in three easy steps.  Step 1:  Watching for end of life It is time to replace the Epson EB-826W projector lamp when the following signs are seen: The

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Epson_EB-826W_Epson_ELPLP50_projector_lampThis guide will show you how to replace the Epson EB-826W projector lamp in three easy steps.

 Step 1:  Watching for end of life

It is time to replace the Epson EB-826W projector lamp when the following signs are seen:

  • The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
  • The message Replace the lamp appears on the screen
  • The projector lamp warning starts flashing.

Step 2: Buy authentic

Your Epson EB-826W projector needs an authentic projector lamp in order to keep working at its best levels. performs. Look for the seal of approval before buying your Epson EB-826W projector lamp. Avoid generic lamps and don’t be tempted by their bargain prices– they can damage the sensitive electronics in your projector.. Generic lamps have a shorter lamp life and are prone to explosions. Without the necessary protective guards in place they can damage your eyesight and expose you to toxic materials and carcinogenic materials. Learm how to protect yourself. Read the 7 Ways to Spot a Counterfeit Lamp.

Step 3: Installing the projector lamp

The Epson EB-826W uses the Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 projector lamp.

Before installation:

  • Turn power button off wait for light to stop flashing.
  • Turn off power switch on Epson EB-826W projector.
  • Unplug the power cord.
  • Before changing the projector lamp, allow the Epson EB-826W projector to cool down. It should be cool to the touch before you open it to change the projector lamp. Otherwise you 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.

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-826W_Epson_ELPLP50_remove_projector_lamp_coverThe lamp cover is found on top of the Epson EB-826W projector. Loosen the lamp cover screw — you can’t remove it only loosen it.

Slide the Epson EB-826W projector lamp cover off.

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

Epson_EB-826W_Epson_ELPLP50_install_new_projector_lampGrab 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.

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 EB-826W projector lamp cover.

Reset the Epson EB-826W projector lamp timer.

Reset the projector lamp timer

Reset the Epson EB-826W 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-826W 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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Installing a new Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/25/installing-new-sanyo-plc-xf46-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/25/installing-new-sanyo-plc-xf46-projector-lamp/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:45:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21671 Don’t stress when its time to change the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector lamp. Our guide shows you how to make the switch. Invest in authentic Make your life easier and invest in an authentic lamp. Generic lamps may seem like a

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Sanyo_PLC-XF46_POA-LMP100_610-327-4928_projector_lampDon’t stress when its time to change the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector lamp. Our guide shows you how to make the switch.

Invest in authentic

Make your life easier and invest in an authentic lamp. Generic lamps may seem like a great bargain due to their cheaper prices but the few dollars you save is not worth it. Check out all the problems associated with counterfeits:

Look for the seal of approval and buy authentic!

Lamp Status Display Settings

The Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector uses four lamps at a time. The Lamp Status Display shows the status of each Sanyo POA-LMP100 610-327-4928 lamp:

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Yellow Lamp: projector lamp is lighting normally.
Dim Lamp: projector lamp is off
Red Lamp: projector is nearing end of life and should be replaced.
X Mark on Lamp: the lamp is not functioning and needs to be replaced immediately.

Projector lamp management

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The  Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector is equipped with four projector lamps. The Lamp Management Function automatically changes the combinations of lighting lamps by detecting which lamps are still working.

When any of the four Sanyo POA-LMP100 projector lamp goes out, Lamp Mode will automatically switch from using four lamps to using two lamps. When any of the two Sanyo POA-LMP100 projector lamp is out, the projector will operate using only one lamp.

End of life warning signs

Sanyo_PLC-XF46_POA-LMP100_610-327-4928_projector_lamp_warning_lightsThere is a Lamp Replace Indicator at the front and at the back of the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector. When any four of the projector lamp is nearing end of life, these indicators will flash yellow. In order to determine which of the four Sanyo POA-LMP100 projector lamps needs to be replaced, you’ll need to consult the Lamp Status Display on the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector screen as well.

Installing a new projector lamp

NOTE: Make sure of the number of lamps that need to be replaced by referring to the Lamp Status Display and the Lamp Management Function.

Before replacing any lamps follow these safety steps:

  • Turn off the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector.
  • Unplug the power cord.
  • Allow the projector to cool down for at least 45 minutes. It should be cool to the touch. The Sanyo PLC-XF46 operates under extremely high temperatures and you can seriously burn yourself if you don’t give the projector time to cool.

To install the lamps:

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  • Remove the two screws on the Sanyo PLC-XF46 Lamp Cover and press the top button to open the Lamp Cover.
  • Choose which lamp needs to be replaced. BE SURE TO PICK THE CORRECT PROJECTOR LAMP THAT NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.
  • Loosen the two screws holding the Sanyo POA-LMP100 610-327-4928 projector lamp in place.
  • Grasp the handle and gently pull out the defective Sanyo POA-LMP100 lamp. Place to one side. Be sure to dispose of the used Sanyo POA-LMP100 610-327-4928 projector lamp through a local recycling program. Don’t throw this projector lamp into the regular garbage as it contains mercury.
  • Take the new Sanyo POA-LMP100 projector lamp by the handle and gently guide it into place.
  • Tighten the two screws holding the Sanyo POA-LMP100 610-327-4928 projector lamp assembly in place.
  • Replace the Sanyo PLV-HD2000N/E Lamp Cover and tighten the two screws to put the lamp cover back in place.
  • Reset the Lamp Counter following the instructions below.

Reset the projector lamp counter

Each time you install a new Sanyo POA-LMP100 610-327-4928 projector lamp, you’ll need to reset the lamp counter for that particular lamp so the projector can keep track of the numbers of hours the lamp has left.

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  • Turn the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector on.
  • Press the MENU buttons to open the ON-SCREEN MENU.
  • Press POINT LEFT/RIGHT button to get the red frame pointer to move to the SETTING menu icon.
  • Press POINT DOWN button to projector Lamp counter reset. Press SELECT.
  • Move the arrow to the replaced lamp number (Lamp 1, Lamp 2, Lamp 3 or Lamp 4). Press SELECT. BE SURE TO RESET THE CORRECT LAMPS
  • The message “Lamp replace counter Reset?” will be displayed with YES or NO underneath.
  • Move the pointer to YES. Press the SELECT button.
  • Move to the second confirmation box and select YES.

NOTE: BE SURE TO RESET THE CORRECT PROJECTOR LAMP otherwise the lamp replace indicator will continue lighting YELLOW.

Resetting the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector lamp mode

You can set the lamp mode to use either four lamps or two lamps. Using 2 lamps will prolong the life of the projector lamps.

Sanyo_PLC-XF46_PROJECTOR_lamp_icon_Sanyo_POA-LMP29_service part no 610 284 4627To change the lamp mode:
Press MENU button so the ON-SCREEN Menu will appear.
Using the POINT LEFT/RIGHT button move to SETTING. Press SELECT button.
A second dialog screen appears.
Press the POINT DOWN button to move to LAMP MODE.
4 lamps mode using all lamps. Picture will become brighter.
2 lamps mode using only 2 lamps. Picture will become darker
NOTE: You must wait 90 seconds after changing the Lamp Mode before changing it again.

Tips to make your Sanyo POA-LMP100 projector lamp last longer

Extend the life of your newly installed Sanyo POA-LMP100 610-327-4928 by following these helpful tips:

  • Wait at least five minutes before turning the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector off.
  • Don’t operate the projector continuously without letting it stand for at least one hour turned off every 24 hours.
  • Cleaning the air filter regularly will also prolong the life of the Sanyo POA-LMP100 610-327-4928 and prevent the Sanyo PLC-XF46 projector from overheating.

Saving money and resources

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Looking for a less expensive option? Are you technically saavy? Watch our step-by-step video on replacing only the Sanyo POA-LMP100 bulb instead of the entire lamp housing.

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Optoma_PRO250X_projector_Optoma_BL-FU185A_replacement_projector_lampHere is a step-by-step guide to help you replace the Optoma PRO350W 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 PRO250X projector working at optimum levels by investing in an authentic projector lamp. Learn How to spot a counterfeit.

End of life warnings

Optoma_PRO250X_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 PRO250X 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 PRO250X multimedia projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • Disconnect the power cord.
  • Allow the Optoma PRO250X 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_PRO250X _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 PRO250X 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 PRO250X 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_PRO250X _Optoma_BL-FU185A_SP_projector_lampThe Optoma PRO250X 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 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 PRO250X 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 PRO250X 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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pson_EB-824_Epson_ELPLP50_projector_lampWondering when and how to replace the Epson EMP-82W projector lamp? We’ll show you how! Keep reading.

Watching for end of life

It is time to replace the Epson EB-824 projector lamp when the following signs are seen:

  • The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
  • The message Replace the lamp appears on the screen
  • The projector lamp warning starts flashing.

The importance of  authentic projector lamps

An authentic projector lamp makes all the difference in how your Epson EB-824 projector performs. Generics just can’t offer the same performance or value. Look for the seal of approval before buying your Epson EB-824 projector lamp. Generic lamps have a shorter lamp life and are prone to explosions. Without the necessary protective guards in place generics can damage your eyesight as well as exposing you to toxic materials and carcinogenic materials. Installing them can damage the sensitive electronics in your projector.

Avoid getting fooled into buying generic lamps posing as the real deal. Learm how to protect yourself. Read the 7 Ways to Spot a Counterfeit Lamp.

Installing the Projector Lamp Replacement

The Epson EB- 824 uses the Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 projector lamp.

Before installation:

  • Turn power button off wait for light to stop flashing.
  • Turn off power switch on Epson EB-824 projector.
  • Unplug the power cord.
  • Before changing the projector lamp, allow the Epson EB-824 projector to cool down. It should be cool to the touch before you open it to change the projector lamp. Otherwise you 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.

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-824_Epson_ELPLP50_remove_projector_lamp_coverThe lamp cover is found on top of the Epson EB-824 projector. Loosen the lamp cover screw — you can’t remove it only loosen it.

Slide the Epson EB-824 projector lamp cover off.

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

Epson_EB-824_Epson_ELPLP50_install_new_projector_lampGrab 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.

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 EB-824 projector lamp cover.

Reset the Epson EB-824 projector lamp timer.

Reset the projector lamp timer

Reset the Epson EB-824 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-824 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 Acer X1230S projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/24/replacing-acer-x1230s-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/24/replacing-acer-x1230s-projector-lamp/#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:33:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21652 When its time to replace Acer X1230 projector lamp follow this handy step-by-step guide. Replace the Acer X1230S projector lamp when you see the following warning message: Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation.

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Acer X1230S_projector_Lamp_Acer_EC_J9000-001When its time to replace Acer X1230 projector lamp follow this handy step-by-step guide.

Replace the Acer X1230S projector lamp when you see the following warning message: Lamp is approaching the end of its useful life in full power operation. Replacement Suggested!”

Be prepared with an authentic projector lamp

Your Acer X1230 needs an authentic Acer EC.J9000.001 lamp in order to keep working properly. Cheap knock-offs have a much shorter lamp life and are prone to explosions. Since copycat manufacturers don’t have access to the proper materials, generic lamps are created with toxic materials that pose a health threat. Authentic OEM acome with a money-back guarantee as well as keeping your warranty intact. Protect yourself from buying counterfeit lamps.

Installing a new Acer EC.J9000.001 projector lamp

Before installation follow these important safety steps:

  • Turn off the Acer X1230S 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 X1230S 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 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 X1230S 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-X1230S_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 X1230S 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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Replacing the Sony KDF-42E2000 LCD TV projection lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/21/replacing-sony-kdf-42e2000-lcd-tv-projection-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/21/replacing-sony-kdf-42e2000-lcd-tv-projection-lamp/#comments Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:15:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21641 This step-by-step  guide helps you replace the projection lamp in your Sony KDF-42E2000 LCD TV. When to replace? The Sony KDF-42E2000 projection lamp should last up to 8,000 hours depending on how much you use the TV. When the Sony

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Sony_KDF42E2000_KDF_42E2000_42_Grand_Wega_458468This step-by-step  guide helps you replace the projection lamp in your Sony KDF-42E2000 LCD TV.

When to replace?

The Sony KDF-42E2000 projection lamp should last up to 8,000 hours depending on how much you use the TV. When the Sony KDF-42E2000 lamp is reaching end of life, you will see a message on screen reminding you to replace the lamp 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.dims and the color balance of the picture goes off, you will need to replace the  projection lamp immediately.

Authentic lamps are critical!

Don’t settle for anything but the best for your Sony KDF-42E2000 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.

To replace the 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-42E2000_RPTV_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-42E2000_RPTV_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-42E2000_RPTV_Sony_XL-2400_iPut 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-42E2000 LCD TV 

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If you interested in going green with your Sony KDF-42E2000 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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nec-M300W_projector_NEC_NP15LP_projector_lampWhen it’s time to change the NEC NP-MM300W projector lamp this handy guide will help you out.

Step 1: Be ready with an authentic lamp

Start off buying an authentic OEM NEC NP-311X projector lamp. Avoid any generic counterfeits created with substandard toxic materials (including the carcinogenic Krypton-85). These lamps shorter life, are prone to explosions and often damage the sensitive electronics in your NEC NP-M300W projector. Save yourself the hassle and buy authentic!

Step 2: Know when to replace

Your NEC NP-M300W projector lamp uses the NEC NP15LP projector lamp. When it’s reaching end of life you’ll see the following warning on screen message: LAMP HAS REACHED THE END OF ITS USABLE LIFE. PLEASE REPLACE THE LAMP AND FILTER. The LAMP indicator will also blink red. If on screen colours looks off or of the picture is faint or has deteriorated replace the NEC NP-311X projector lamp immediately.

Track projector lamp life

NEC_NP-M300W_check_NECNP15LP_projector_lamp_usageThe NEC NP-M300W projector uses NEC NP15LP projector lamp. You can track the hours left for the project lamp with the Usage Time menu.

  • Go to INFO menu
  • Scroll down to USAGE TIME to display the LAMP LIFE REMAINING and LAMP HOURS USED.
  • The progress indicator shows the percentage of remaining bulb life:
  • When the lamp usage reaches 0, the Lamp Life REMAINING starts a count down from 100 hours
  • When the count down reaches 0, the projector will turn off and not turn on.

Step : Changing the NEC NP15LP projector lamp

NOTE: New air filters are shipped with the lamp and it’s recommended you replace them at the same time.

Follow these important safety instructions before installing the new NEC NP15LP projector lamp

  • turn off the NEC NP-M300W projector.
  • unplug the projector from its power source.
  • unplug the power cable.
  • wait until the projector is cool to the touch to avoid getting burned.

NEC_M300W_NEC_NP16LP_projector_lamp_remove_lamp_screwLoosen the NEC NP-M300W projector lamp cover screw.

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Push and slide the NEC NP-M300W projector cover off.

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Loosen the two screws holding the NEC NP15LP projector lamp in place. (The screws will not come out only loosen.)

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Remove the projector lamp by holding the indent and pulling up.

NOTE: Your NEC NP15LP lamp should be properly recycled. These lamps contain mercury and can’t be placed into common garbage.

NEC_NP-M300W_projector_lamp_install_new_NEC_NP16LPInstall a new lamp housing into the NEC M300W projector, gently pressing the projector lamp housing into the socket. Take care not to touch the actual bulb as your finger prints can leave oil marks that burn black marks onto the bulb.

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Push the top center on the projector lamp to secure it. Tighten the screw on the projector lam

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Re-attach the NEC NP-M300W lamp cover by sliding the cover until it snaps into place. Tighten the screw on the lamp cover.

Replacing the filters

There are four filters in the NEC NP-M300W projector:

  • Honeycomb hard filter – large and small
  • Accordion soft filter — large and small

Replace all four filters at the same time. Before replacing the filters wipe off any dust and dirt that came loose from the old filters. NOTE: The filters are made with two different types of material in the membrane. Both perform the same.

NEC_NP-M300W_projector_lamp_NEC_NP16LP_remove_air_filterPush the catch to release the NEC NP-M300W filter and gently pull it out.

 

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The filter cover is fixed at six separate points in the projector. Bow the filter cover by pushing it slightly until it releases.

 

NEC_NP-M300W_projector_lamp_NEC_NP16LP_replace_dark_filtersRemove the dark sponge filter and clean the filter unit and cover. Attach the new non-woven white material filters.

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  • Filter unit: Attach two honeycomb hard filters to the NEC NP-M300W filter unit.
  • Filter cover: Attach the two accordion soft filters to the filter cover. Be sure to align the accordion slits with the protrusions of the filter cover.

 

NEC_NP-M300W_projector_lamp_NEC_NP16LP_attach_filter_coverAttach the filter cover back to the filter unit. Align the filter until with the filter cover and push the protrusions into place. Make sure all the six mounting points are aligned properly.

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Insert the two catches of the top of the filter into the groove of the cabinet. Push the filter until it clicks into place.

 

Reset the lamp timer

Once the NEC NP15LP projector lamp and NEC NP-M300W projector filter have both been replaced you will need to reset the timer for both. You want the projector to be able to accurately track the projector lamp life.

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Clear usage hours and reset hours

  • Plug in the power cored into the wall outlet.
  • Turn on the projector.
  • From the MENU select RESET.
  • Choose CLEAR LAMP HOURS.
  • A confirmation message appears.
  • Select YES.

Reset the filter hours:

  • Scroll up to CLEAR Filter HOURS.
  • A second submenu will appear.
  • Select YES. Press the ENTER button.

Extending the life of the NEC NP-M300W projector lamp

Get your newly installed NEC NP15LP projector lamp will last longer by choosing the ECO option. The ECO MODE increases projector lamp life by lowering the power consumption. There are three modes to choose from:

  • Auto Mode: 4000 hours
  • Normal: 5000 hours
  • Eco ModeL 8000 hours

Learn more tips to extend the life of the NEC NP15LP lamp.

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Epson_PowerLite_85_Epson_ELPLP50_projector_lampWhen it’s time to install a new Epson PowerLite 85 projector lamp, this guide can help.

Note: These instructions can also be used for the Epson PowerLite 85+ projector.

Authentic projector lamps are critical

The Epson PowerLite 85 projector  needs a proper projector lamp that works in harmony with its sophisticated optics. Only an authorized OEM dealer can provide these lamps. Knock-off generics, sold at discount prices, simply can’t offer the same performance — they don’t have the correct parts and haven’t been calibrated. Look for the seal of approval before buying your Epson PowerLite 85 projector lamp.

6 reasons to buy authentic:

Learn the  7 Ways to Spot a Counterfeit Lamp.

When to replace

If Power Consumption is set to normal, you can expect approximately 5000 hours of Epson PowerLite 85 projector lamp lamp life. (Extend that time to 6000 hours by using the ECO Mode setting). When it’s time to replace the Epson PowerLite 85 projector lamp, you’ll see the following end of life signs:

  • projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
  • a message Replace the lamp appears on the screen
  • Epson Powerlite 85 projector lamp warning light flashes orange.
  • projector lamp is burnt out and must be replaced immediately when the lamp warning light flashes red.

Installing the Projector Lamp Replacement

The Epson Powerlite 85 uses the Epson ELPLP50 V13H010L50 projector lamp replacement. Before installating the new projector lamp followe these important safety procedures:

  • Turn power button off wait for light to stop flashing.
  • Turn off power switch on Epson PowerLite 85 projector.
  • Unplug the power cord.
  • Allow the Epson PowerLite 85 projector to cool for one hour – it should be cool to the touch. These projectors run a high temperatures so you can burn yourself 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.

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The lamp cover is found on top of the Epson PowerLite 85 projector. Loosen the lamp cover screw — you can’t remove it only loosen it.

Slide the Epson PowerLite 85 projector lamp cover off.

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

Epson_PowerLite_85_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. 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.

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 85 projector lamp cover. You’re ready to reset the Epson PowerLite 85 projector lamp timer.

Reset the projector lamp timer

Reset the Epson PowerLite 85 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 by:

  • Keeping your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turning off the Epson PowerLite 85 projector and letting it rest 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 an Optoma DX617 projector lamphttp://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/18/install-optoma-dx617-projector-lamp/ http://www.fixyourdlp.com/2014/11/18/install-optoma-dx617-projector-lamp/#comments Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:24:00 +0000 http://www.fixyourdlp.com/?p=21630 Follow our step-by-step guide to install a new Optoma DX617 projector lamp. Buy the right projector lamp! Be ready to replace the projector  lamp before it burns out! Save yourself hassles and keep your projector working properly by using an

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Optoma_DX617_Optoma_BL-FP180D_projector_lampFollow our step-by-step guide to install a new Optoma DX617 projector lamp.

Buy the right projector lamp!

Be ready to replace the projector  lamp before it burns out! Save yourself hassles and keep your projector working properly by using an authentic Optoma BL-FP180D (DE.5811116037-S) projector lamp. Look for the seal of approval to be sure you’re getting an authentic lamp.

6 reasons NOT to buy generic lamps:

Warning signs

Optoma_DS317_projector_end_of_BL-FP180D_projector_lamp_warning_projector_end_of_BL-FP180D_projector_lamp_warningThese warning signs mean the Optoma Dx617 projector lamp is approaching end of life:

  • a warning sign on screen saying the lamp is approaching end of life

 

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

Buy the right projector lamp!

Be ready to replace the lamp by buying your replacement beforehand. Save yourself hassles and keep your projector working properly by using an authentic Optoma BL-FP180D (DE.5811116037-S) projector lamp. Look for the seal of approval to be sure you’re getting an authentic projector lamp.

6 reasons NOT to buy generic lamps off:

How to replace the Optoma BL-FP180D

Follow these important safety steps before installing a new Optoma BL-FU180A (SP.82G01.001) projector lamp:

  • The used Optoma BL-FP180D (DE.5811116037-S) projector lamp contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.
  • Disconnect the power cord.
  • Switch off the power to the Optoma Dx617 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. These projectors run using high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.

 

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1. The lamp cover is located underneath the Optoma Dx617 so place it on soft before turning it over. Remove the two captive screws from the cover.

2. Lift the cover up off the Optoma DS317 and place it to one side. You’ll need to re-install the cover after the new projector lamp has been installed or the projector will not turn on.

3. Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws holding the Optoma BL-FU180A (SP.82G01.001) projector lamp module in place.

4. Lift up the wire handle and slowly put out the old Optoma BL-FU180A projector lamp. Be careful not to bang the projector lamp against the projector as this may case the bulb to break. Learn what to do if the lamp breaks inside the projector. Be sure to properly recycled since this lamp as it contains mercury.

5. Take the new Optoma BL-FU180A (SP.82G01.001) projector lamp out of its package. Gently place it into the Optoma Dx617 projector. Tighten the two screws on the projector lamp.

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

Reset the lamp timing on the Optoma Dx617

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The Optoma Dx617 projector has an automatic projector lamp reset timer that tracks the life of the lamp and triggers the lamp replacement warning. You need to reset the timer each time the lamp is replaced.

To reset:

  • Press MENU on either the remote or on the projector to launch the on-screen display (OSD) menu.
  • Scroll over the OPTIONS field.
  • Scroll down to Select Lamp Reset.
  • A confirmation screen displays.
  • Select Yes to reset the lamp counter to zero.
  • Press MENU to exit the menu.

Longer life for the Optoma Dx617  projector lamp:

Adjusting the Brightness Mode on the Optoma Dx617 projector will make the projector lamp last longer.

  • Press MENU on either the remote or on the projector to launch the on-screen display (OSD) menu.
  • Scroll over the OPTIONS field.
  • Scroll down to Lamp Brightness Mode.
  • Bright is the default setting
  • STD lower brightness setting to conserve lamp life.

Other tips:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the Optoma Dx617  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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Dell_1209S_projector_Dell_311-8943_725-1012_projector_lampDon’t run up a bill with a service repair call! Follow this guide to replace the Dell 1209S projector lamp.

End of projector lamp warnings

When the lamp light on the Dell 1209S MP 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. “Lamp Defective” will show n screen and remain until a new projector lamp has been installed.

Go with authentic!

Keep your Dell 1209S projector needs an OEM Dell 311-8943 (725-10120) 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 1209S 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 1100MP projector from being damaged, buy Dell 311-8943 projector authentic projector lamps!

Dell_1209S_projector_Dell_311-8943_725-1012_replace_projector_lampReplacing the Dell 1209S projector lamp

Before replacing the Dell 311-8943 (725-10120) 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 311-8943 projector lamp into regular garbage! Since it contains mercury, this lamp must be properly recycled.
  • Install the new Dell 311-8943 projector lamp making sure it is properly aligned into the projector.
  • Tighten the two screws that secure the Dell 311-8943 projector lamp.
  • Replace the projector lamp cover and tighten the two screws.
  • You are now ready to reset the lamp timer.

Reset the Dell 1209S projector lamp counter

The Dell 1209S projector tracks the life of the Dell 311-8943 (725-10120) projector lamp and will trigger the warning signals when it’s time to replace. Each time you replace the Dell 311-8943 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 1209S 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 1209S 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 1209S projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Save money and go green

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Looking for a green alternative for the Dell 1209S projector? Try replacing only the projector lamp bulb and re-using the same plastic cage with the 311-8943 projector lamp. Watch our training video to see learn.

 

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