Changing the Epson EB-S9 projector lamp

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  • Shelagh M.
  • 10 years ago

Epson_PowerLiteEB-S9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_projector_lampDon’t panic when its time for a new Epson EB-S9 projector lamp. This step-by-step guide shows you how to install a new projector lamp.

Step 1: Buy an authentic

Epson ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) is the official projector lamp used in the Epson EB-S9 projector. You may be tempted to buy a cheaper Epson EB-S9 projector lamp in order to save money. While these knock-off lamps appear to be a bargain, they will actually end up costing you more.

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Step 2: Watch for end life signs

Epson_EB-S9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_check_projector_lamp_hoursWhen you see the projector lamp indicator flashing orange, it’s time to change the Epson EB-S9 projector lamp is reaching end of life. You may also see the Replace the lamp message on screens. Other indications are screen gets darker or starts deteriorate altogether.
Epson_EB-S9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_projector_lamp_lamp_warning In order to maintain projector brightness and image quality, replace with a new Epson LPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp as soon as possible.
The Epson EB-S9 projector lamp can last for close to 4,000 hours when the power consumption is set to NORMAL and up to 5,000 hours if the ECO option is used. You can check the hours left on the ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp from the INFO Menu access off the Main Menu.

Installing a new ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp

Before replacing the ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp follow these important safety rules:

  1. Always unplug the power cord on the Epson EB-S9 projector before replacing the projector lamp.
  2. This projector operates using high temperature. Wait at least 60 minutes before replacing the lamp so you don’t run the risk of getting burned.
  3. Never touch the bare projector lamp bulb as the oil from your fingers will burn black marks onto the projector lamp when it heats up.
  4. Never operate the Epson EB-S9 projector with the projector lamp removed.

Remove the projector lamp cover screws and place to one side.
Epson_EB-S9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58__remove_projector_lamp_screwsLoosen the two screws holding the Epson ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp in place (you can’t remove them).
Gently lift out the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp taking care not to bang it against the projector. NOTE: The LPLP58 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp!
Gently insert the new Epson LPLP58 projector lamp. Make sure it fits into the Epson EB-S9 projector properly. (Check that it’s facing the right way.) Tighten the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp.
You can know reset the lamp timer.

Reset the lamp timer

After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the Epson EB-S9 projector lamp timer using the projector’s menu system.

  • Press the MENU button on the remote control or on the projector’s control panel. You see the main menu.
  • Select the RESET menu. Press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to select RESET LAMP HOURS. Press ENTER.
  • A prompt filed appears asking if you want to reset the lamp timer. Select YES. Press ENTER.
  • Press MENU to exit.

Longer life for the ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp

Extend the life of the Epson ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp with the following tips:

  • Set the Power Consumption to ECO option.
  • Clean the air filters regularly so the Epson EB-S9 projector doesn’t overheat.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the projector.
  • Turn it off when it’s not in use.
  • Learn more: Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

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