Install a new Epson EMP-7500 projector lamp

Epson-7500-projector Install a new Epson EMP-7500 projector lamp

This guide shows how to replace the Epson EMP-7500 projector lamp.

 When to replace

The Epson EMP-7500 projector lamp has an expected life of 200 hours. When it’s time to replace the lamp look for these warning signs:

  • The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
  • The projection lamp indicator flashes orange.
  • The message “LAMP REPLACE” appears on the screen

Finding the correct lamp

Protect your investment and buy a genuine Epson EMP-7500 projector lamp. You will need the Epson ELPLP06 replacement projector lamp.

You can find plenty of bargain generic lamps sold over the Internet. But Buyer Beware! These lamps can damage the sensitive and expensive mechanisms in your EMP-7500 projector.   They are also more prone to explosions due to the inferior materials and have a shorter life.

6 reasons to avoid counterfeit lamps:

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Installing a new lamp

Pre-installation preparation:

1. Turn off the projector power and wait for the cool-down period which is about two minutes. Disconnect the power cord after the two minutes is over.

2. Wait at least 30 minutes to one hour for the Epson EMP-7500 projector to cool internally before opening it up. It should be cool to the touch.

NOTE: Do not operate the projectors while the lamp is removed as this may result in malfunctions, fire hazard and other accidents.

 To install:


Use a screwdriver, coin, or similar object to loosen one retaining screw on the lamp cover. When the screw is loose, lift off the lamp cover. (You cannot remove this screw from the cover.)


Use a screwdriver, coin, or similar object to loosen two screws holding the lamp in position. (You cannot remove these screws.) Lift up the handle and pull out the Epson ELPLP06 projector lamp

NOTE: The Epson ELPLP06 lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

Gently insert the new lamp by lowering it into position. Make sure it is inserted securely.
Tighten the screws you loosened. Replace the lamp cover and tighten the cover screw.
(Make sure the lamp cover is securely fastened. The projector will not run if the lamp cover is open.)

The lamps timer be automatically be reset to zero.

Extend lamp life

Extend the life of the newly installed Epson ELPLP06 with the following tips:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the Epson EMP-7500 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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