Install a new Epson EB-W9 projector lamp

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  • Shelagh M.
  • 10 years ago

Epson_EB-W9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_projector_lampThis step-by-step guides shows you how to replace the Epson EB-W9 projector lamp.

Step 1: Buy the right projector lamp

Protect your investment and keep the your projector working properly by investing in an authentic Epson EB-W9 projector lamp. Despite their tempting price tags, cheaper generic projector lamps aren’t worth in in the end since they bring so many problems to your projector.

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Reasons to avoid generic lamps:

Buy an OEM approved Epson EB-W9 projector lamp. Look for the seal of approval and learn to spot copycat lamps posing as authentic lamps.

Step 2: Know the warning signs

Epson_EB-W9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_check_projector_lamp_hoursWhen the Epson EB-W9 projector lamp uses Epson ELPLP58 (V13H010L58) projector lamp from a recognized OEM dealer for your Epson EB-W9 projector. When buying lis reaching end of life the projector lamp indicator will flash orange and continue flashing until the projector lamp has been changed.
Epson_EB-S92_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_projector_lamp_lamp_warningThe message Replace the lamp also appears on the screen. You may also the image on screen gets darker or starts deteriorate altogether. 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-W9 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.

Step 3 Installing the new Epson EB-W9 projector lamp

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

  1. Always unplug the power cord on the Epson EB-W9 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-S92 projector with the projector lamp removed.

Remove the projector lamp cover screws and place to one side.
Epson_EB-W9_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.
Gently insert the new Epson LPLP58 projector lamp. Make sure it fits into the Epson EB-W9 projector properly. (Check that it’s facing the right way.) Tighten the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp.
Epson_EB-W9_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_install_new_projector_lampNOTE: The LPLP58 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp!
You can now reset the lamp timer.


Reset the lamp timer

After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the Epson EB-W9 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-W9 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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