Replacing the BenQ 5J.00S01.001 projector lamp

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  • Shelagh M.
  • 12 years ago

Ben Q 5J.00S01.001 projector lampBuying an authentic lamp

Be sure the purchase an authentic BenQ 5J.00S01.001 projector lamp for your BenQ CP120C projector. Although generic lamps seem like a bargain, you avoid knock-off “compatible” lamps. You get what you pay for and in the case of generic lamps it’s usually a long list of problems:

Save yourself unnecessary headaches and buy an authentic BenQ 5J.00S01.001 lamps from a recognized dealer. You’ll be getting a far superior product with a replacement guarantee and tech support.

Warning messages

When the BenQ 5J.00S01.001 lamp is approaching the Lamp Indicator flashes red and warning messages appear on screen of the BenQ projector.
BenQ CP120C first lamp warning, BenQ 5J.00S01.001
First Warning: TheBenQ 5J.00S01.001 lamp has been in operation for 1800 hours. You can continue using the projector until the lamo reaches 1950 hours of usage.
BenQ CP120C second lamp Warning, BenQ 5J.00S01.001
Second Warning: The BenQ 5J.00S01.001 lamp has been in operation for 1950 hours. Replace the lamp as soon as possible.
BenQ CP120C second lamp Warning, BenQ 5J.00S01.001
Third warning: The BenQ 5J.00S01.001 lamp has been in operation for over 2000 hours. You’ll see this message for 30 seconds along with the LAMP indicator lighting up red for 40 seconds. Replace the lamp immediately.
BenQ CP120C final lamp Warning, BenQ 5J.00S01.001
Final warning: You’re out of time! The BenQ 5J.00S01.001 has reached end of life. The projector will shutdown in 40 seconds. The lamp MUST be

Compatible Projectors

The BenQ 5J.00S01.001 is compatible with:

BenQ CP120C projector, BenQ 5J.00S01.001 lampBenQ CP120C projector

Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to change the BenQ 5J.00S01.001 projector lamp for the BenQ CP120C projector.


Extending the life of the BenQ 5J.00S01.001 lamp:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Use the Lamp Power option on the BenQ projector and set to Economic Mode to reduce the amount of power used but extend lamp life.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life


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