When to replace the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 12 years ago

BenQ PB6240 projector, BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lampYou can expect up to 3000 hours of life when you install an authentic BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp.

Watch for the warning messages that the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp is approaching end of life:

  • The picture looks faded on screen.
  • The Lamp Indicator blinks red.
  • Warning Messages about the lamp appear on screen.

You’ll see a series of warning messages that begin to appear on screen when the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp is approaching end of life.

Warning Messages

Your BenQ PB6240 projector will give you plenty of warnings when the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp is approaching its end of life. You can find out the number of hours left by accessing the Information/Lamp Hour menu.
BenQ PB2140 first lamp warning, BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1
Your first warning to replace the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp will show up when the lamp has been in operation for 1980 hours. If the projector is being run in Economic Mode you may continue until the second warning at 2980 hours.
BenQ PB2140 lamp warning at 2980, BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1
The second warning appears at 2980 hours–the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 is approaching end of life and the BenQ PB6240 projector will shutdown in 20 hours time. Replace the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp immediately.
BenQ PB2140 final warning, BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1
Time is up! At 3000 hours the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 is out of life. Time is up. The final warning will flash in the center of the BenQ PB6240 projector for 40 seconds and then shut down for good. The projector will not turn on until the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp has been replaced.

Finding the correct lamp

It can be confusing finding the correct BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp for your BenQ MP6240 projector. There are hundreds of website selling projector lamps but most of there lamps are knock-off generic lamps that you should avoid at all costs.
Generic “compatible” lamps may appear to be a bargain–however generic knock-off lamps are actually not that great a bargain.

6 good reasons to avoid generics

The few dollars you save with generic “compatible” lamps is not worth it in the long run. Save yourself unnecessary headaches — buy a BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp from a recognized dealer. You’ll be getting a far superior product with a replacement guarantee and tech support.
Learn the 7 Ways to spot a counterfeit lamp.

Compatible Projectors

The BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 is compatible with the BenQ MP6240.

BenQ MP6240 projector, BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 lamp

Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to change the BenQ CS.59J0Y.1B1 projector lamp for the BenQ MP6240 projector.


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