6 Steps to replacing the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector lamp

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  • Shelagh M.
  • 12 years ago
Sanyo PLC-8805B Projector, Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828)

Sanyo PLC-8805B Projector

The blinking orange light on your Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P means it’s time for a new lamp. Follow our easy replacement instructions to learn how to replace the projector lamp for the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector.


The lifespan of your Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828) lamp in your Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector will vary depending on how much the projector is used and if the filters are cleaned regularly.
If your projector Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P lamp no longer turns on, it needs to be replaced.  If the picture is dim or looks unnatural the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (610-265-8828) is reaching its end of life. If the Replace Lamp Indicator light on the front panel is blinking orange, you must replace the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (6102658828) immediately. Follow our simple step-by-step instructions to replace your lamp in the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector easily.

Be suspicious of bargains

Replace the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828) immediately with a guaranteed authentic lamp. Be sure to verify that your lamp is authentic and buy from an authorized manufacturer.
If the price of the lamp you’re about to buy seems like an incredible bargain, chances are it’s counterfeit and has been created using inferior parts that can damage the inside of your Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector since it will not fit properly. Buying a knock-off lamp will also void your warranty and should anything happen to the projector you will not be covered.

Replacing the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (610-265-8828) Lamp Assembly

Sanyo PLC-8805B Projector Lamp Cover

  1. Allow the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector to thoroughly cool before changing the lamp. Turn off the projector, unplug the AC cord and allow 45 to 60 minutes for the projector to cool. These projectors operate under high heat and there is a possibility of being burned, if the projector is not fully cooled before changing the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828) lamp.
  2. The lamp cover for the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector is located at the bottom of the projector. Gently turn over the projector onto its side and loosen the screw holding the cover in place. Place the cover to one side. Sanyo PLC-8805B Projector Lamp  Cage
  3. Inside you’ll find the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (6102658828) lamp cage. Loosen both screws holding the lamp cage in place. Grab the lamp handle and gently lift the lamp out of its socket. Place to one side. Be sure to dispose of the lamp properly through a local recycling program.
  4. Taking the new Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828) lamp cage by the handle—avoid touching the actual bulb a this can break or damage the lamp. Without forcing the lamp, place it into the slot.
  5. Once the lamp is in, tighten both screws on the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828) Lamp Assembly. Make sure the screws have been tightened properly or the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector will not turn on.
  6. Replace the Lamp Cover and tighten the screw. Re-connect the power cord and turn on the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P projector If the Sanyo POA-LMP14 (610-265-8828) lamp does not turn on after the warm-up period, try re-installing the lamp. Reset the Lamp Counter Screen by following the instructions below.

NOTE: Your old Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828)  lamp should be properly recycled. These lamps contain mercury and can’t be placed into common garbage.


In order for the projector to properly track the lamp life of your Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828) you’ll need to reset the Lamp Replacement Monitor Timer. Failure to do so can result in the Replace Lamp Indicator not tracking the lamp life properly.
Sanyo PLC-8805B Lamp Replacement Monitor Timer

  • Press SELECT (rear click) to have the SETTING DISPLAY screen appear.
  • Press the POINT DOWN button and a red arrow shows up on screen.
  • Using the POINT UP/DOWN button, select the LAMP PAGE and then press SELECT.
  • You’ll see the message “Lamp replace monitor reset?
  • Move the arrow to YES and press SELECT.
  • OK is shown for confirmation. Press YES and then the SELECT button.
  • Move the arrow QUIT and press SELECT to exit the MENU and return to the screen.
  • Your newly installed Sanyo POA-LMP14 (610-265-8828) should last between 1,000 to 2,000 hours depending on usage and maintenance of the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P.


Make your newly installed Sanyo POA-LMP14 (service parts no 610-265-8828) last longer:

  • Wait at least five minutes before turning the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P 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-LMP14 (610-265-8828) and prevent the Sanyo PLC-8805B/PLC-8805P from overheating.

Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Replace_lamp_keep_plastic_cageLooking for an enviro-friendly option that is also less expensive? Consider just replacing the bulb instead of the whole lamp housing. For more info and a how-to guide watch our step-by-step video on replacing only the Sanyo POA-LMP14 bulb.


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