Changing the Boxlight SP-6T projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago

Boxlight_SP-6t_projector_Boxlight_ XP5T-930_projector_lampReplace the Boxlight SP-6T projector lamp using this guide.

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Keep your Boxlight SP-6T projector working at its optimum levels by installing an authentic projector lamp. Avoid generics even if you are being tempted by their bargain prices. Installing an authentic Boxlight SP-6T projector lamp is the best way to go.

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Warning messages

When the Boxlight SP-6T is approaching end of life the LAMP REPLACEMENT light flashes yellow. You also see images with darker or unnatural colours. Change the projector lamp immediately.

Replacing the Boxlight SP-6T projector lamp

The Boxlight SP-6T uses the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp. Before replacing the Boxlight XP5T-930 follow these safety tips:

  • Disconnect the power cord on the Boxlight SP-6T projector.
  • Reduce the risk of severe burns by allowing the Boxlight SP-6T projector to cool for at least 45 minutes. These projectors operate using high temperatures and you run the risk of severe burns if you don’t allow it to cool down.

Boxlight_SP-6T_projector_Boxlight_-XP5T-930_replace_projector_lampPlace the projector on a soft surface and turn it over. Loosen the screw holding the lamp cover in place.
Remove the two screws holding the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp in place.
Using the wire handle on the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp to gently remove the lamp. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.
NOTE: Be sure to recycle the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp as contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle it!
Insert the new Boxlight XP5T-930 and avoid touching the actual bulb as this can result in black spots from the oil on your hands.
Tighten the two screws on the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp . Place the cover back onto the Boxlight SP-6T projector and tighten the lamps screw. You must now reset the lamp timer.

Resetting the SP-6T lamp counter

Once the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp has been replaced, you will need to reset the lamp counter so the Boxlight SP-6T projector can accurately track the number of lamp hours remaining:

  • Turn the projector on, and press the MENU button and the ON-SCREEN MENU will appear. Press the POINT LEFT/RIGHT buttons to select SETTING and press the SELECT button.
  • Another dialog box SETTING MENU will appear.
  • Press the POINT DOWN button and a red-arrow icon will appear.
  • Move the arrow to Lamp age, and then press the SELECT button. The message “Lamp replace monitor Reset?” is displayed.
  • Select [Yes] to reset the Timer.

When the Lamp Replacement Monitor Timer is reset, the LAMP REPLACEMENT indicator stops lighting. Learn how to extend the life of the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp. Check out Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Boxlight_SP-6T_projector_Boxlight_-XP5T-930_projector_lamp_bulb_replacementInterested in a green alternative?

This projector has the option of also just replacing the actual bulb to re-use the plastic cage. This reduces waste and is a great way to green your projector. Watch our training video to learn more.

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