Changing the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 10 years ago

Sanyo_LP-Z2_projector_Sanyo_POA-LMP69_projector_lampThis guide will help you replace the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector lamp.

End of life warnings

When the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector lamp is approaching end of life, the Indicator Light on the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector will starting blinking yellow. Replace the lamp immediately when the yellow light is blinking.

Why buy authentic?

Only genuine Sanyo POA-LMP69  lamps should be used in order to keep your projector is good working order. The authentic POA-LMP69 has been manufactured to meet the specifications of the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector.
The price of counterfeit knock-off lamps may be tempting but can cost you more money in the long run. Counterfeit lamps are not manufactured according to Sanyo’s specifications and can damage the sensitive (and expensive) mechanisms in your Sanyo LP-Z2 projector.

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Replacing the SANYO POA-LMP69 projector lamp

Turn off the projector and unplug the AC cord. The Sanyo LP-Z2 projector should be cool to the touch before you replace the projector lamp. It usually takes one hour for the projector to fully cool since these projectors operate under high temperatures.
NOTE: Do not operate the projector while any of the lamps are removed as this may result in malfunctions and may be a fire hazard.
Caution: Avoid creating black spots on the projector lamp. Don’t touch the screen or the actual bulb with your finger or hands. Oil from your hands can damaged the lamp.
Sanyo_LP-Z2_projector_Sanyo_POA-LMP69_Remove_projector_lamp_cover The lamp cover is found underneath the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector. Gently turn it upside, making sure to protect the top of the projector. Using a screwdriver loosen the screw holding the cover in place. Put the cover to one side.
Inside will be the lamp projector cage. Remove the two screws on either side of the Sanyo POA-LMP69 lamp. Grab the handle on the lamp cage and gently pull out the lamp. Place to one side. You’ll need to recycle the old lamp.

Grab the handles of the Sanyo POA-LMP69  lamp cage and gently maneuver it into place. Avoid touching the glass or the bulb. The lamp should slide in easily – don’t force it.Sanyo_LP-Z2_projector_Sanyo_POA_LMP69_replace_projector_lamp

Once the lamp is in, tighten the screws on the Lamp Assembly.
Replace the Lamp Cover and tighten the screw.
Re-connect the power cord and turn on the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector. You’ll need to reset the lamp replacement counter.

Resetting the Sanyo PLV-Z2 Lamp Replacement counter

NOTE: Reset the Lamp Replacement Counter only when the Sanyo POA-LMP69  lamp has been replaced.

  • Turn the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector on.
  • Press the Menu option to display the On-Screen Menu.
  • Press the left/right button(s) to move to the Setting Menu icon.
  • Press the Point Down button to move to Lamp Counter Reset.
  • Press the Select button
  • When the next confirmation dialog box appears, press select.
  • The Lamp box will disappear and the Lamp Replace Dialog box appears.
  • Select YES to reset Lamp Replace Counter.

NOTE: When you reset the Lamp Replace Counter the Lamp Replace indicator stops blinking.

3 tips for extending the life of the Sanyo POA-LMP69 projector lamp

Extend the life of your newly installed Sanyo POA-LMP69  by following these helpful tips:

  • Wait at least five minutes before turning the Sanyo LP-Z2 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-LMP69  and prevent the Sanyo LP-Z2 projector from overheating.

Eco-friendly alternative

Replace_lamp_keep_plastic_cageLooking for a green alternative? Try replacing only the bulb and re-using the plastic cage. Watch our Sanyo POA-LMP69 replacement training guide to find out more.

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