Replacing the ASK C300 projector lamp

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  • Shelagh M.
  • 12 years ago

Guide to replacing the ASK C300 projector lamp

ASK C300 projector, ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001

ASK C300 projector

ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 replace lamp alarmWhen the ALARM is blinking red it’s time to replace the ASK C300 projector lamp. Follow our quick.

Go with genuine

It’s crucial to install the proper type of ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 lamp. Avoid buying generic knock-offs or lamps advertised as “compatible.”
Go with an authentic ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 OEM lamp sold by a dependable seller.  Counterfeit lamps are prone to explosion and have been created using toxic substances such as Krypton-85. Installing a generic lamp will also void any warranty for your ASK C300 projector.
Using a counterfeit generic lamp may result in poor illumination as well as malfunction of the sensitive components in your projector.  Go with a genuine lamp. Learn the 7 Ways to spot a counterfeit lamp.

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Replacing the lamp

ASK C300 lamp cover, ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 Step 1: Turn off the ASK C300 projector and disconnect the power cord. Allow the projector to cool down before replacing the ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001. These projectors operate at high temperatures and you run the risk of burning yourself if the projector has not cooled.
Loosen the screw holding the lamp cover on the ASK C300. Put the lamp cover to one side.
ASK C300 lamp cover, ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001
Step 2: Unscrew the 3 screws holding the ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 in the place. Gently lift out the used ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001. Gently insert the new ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 into the projector.
The ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle  your used lamps! Don’t throw this lamp into regular garbage as it contains mercury.
ASK C300 lamp replacement, ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001
Step 3: Tighten the screws on the new ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 lamp.
Place the lid back on and tighten the screw holding it in place.
You’re ready to reset the lamp timer.

Resetting the Lamp Timer

It’s important to reset the lamp timer of the ASK C300 in order to properly track lamp life. Failure to reset the timer may result in the projector not knowing when the lamp is finished and shutting down suddenly.

To reset the lamp timer:

  • Open the MENU system.
  • Scroll down to OPTIONS. Press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to SERVICE. Press ENTER.
  • Click on LAMP TIMER RESET.
  • Click on YES.

ASK C300 lamp reset, ASK Proxima SP-LAMP-001 ASK C300 change lamp icon, SK Proxima SP-LAMP-001


Green your projector


Looking for an even less expensive only try replacing the bare ASK LAMP-001 bulb instead of the entire lamp housing.
Watch our step-by-step video on replacing only the lamp.

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