Mitsubishi designed projectors offers uniqueness in their functionality and the Projector Lamp used for Illumination is considered as a heart of their design. There are various series of Projectors available in market ranging from EST, ST, 200, 500, 700, 3000, 7000 and 8000 which use Mitsubishi Projector Lamps as Light source
This Lamp is a consumable item, so when you feel that the Lamp is not working properly or its illumination is decreasing day by day then you must look for solution for Replacement of Projector Lamps. You must make sure to replace the used Lamp with the new one which is sold separately by Mitsubishi for a particular Projector.
We would advise certain instructions which would help you Replace Mitsubishi Projector Lamp in convenient way. It is advised to replace Mitsubishi Projector Lamp after using it continuously for 5000hrs while Lamp is at Low Mode at the time of Installation or 3000hrs if kept at standard mode.
There different indications for Lamp Replacement. For example when the lamp has been used for approx.3750hrs, you will get a message of replacing lamp after every minute from the time you use the Lamp. In case, it exceeds 4750hrs; then message for Lamp replacement will be displayed after every 25 hrs. In worst case, when the Lamp is used for more than 5000hrs, then your projector will shut down automatically for further use .You should avoid this situation because it may cause your Lamp to explode.
Make sure that you use the correct replacement of Mitsubishi Projector Lamp from dealers or OEM of Mitsubishi only because any third party intervention can cause harm to your projector and your health. Now moving on to replacing the Lamp! First of all, select proper hand tools for opening the projector.
Then remove the Lamp cover using flathead screwdriver after placing your projector on a table .Keep screws in safe place so that you can use them after replacement of the Lamp. Remove the lamp unit by loosening two screws which bind the unit with the cover .
Then place new Lamp unit and don’t forget to tighten the screws which you removed while taking out the old Lamp Unit.
Place Lamp cover again using screws which were kept aside while removing it. After inserting the Lamp, you must make sure that the Projector has accepted your installation otherwise you will notice a Red and Green light indicating some fault.
Mitsubishi offers warranty of 1yr or 500hrs which so every comes early on retrofitted Lamps. Lamps purchased separately and not part of standard accessory comes with warranty of 90days or 300hrs. However, you can set and Reset Timer for extending the Life of your Projector Lamp by pressing <, > and POWER buttons available on control panel together for about 3 seconds.
Price of Mitsubishi Replacement Lamps is genuine and reasonable as compared to other brands like Epson elplp 49,54,41,33 models .Mitsubishi range varies from $100 to $700 depending upon the Projector model used. However you can get discounts of up to 60% on special occasions.