Changing the Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 8 years ago

ukane_ImagePro_8769_Dukane_456-8767A_replacement_projector_lampThis guide shows you how to change the Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector lamp in three easy steps.

Step 1: Know when to replace

You can expect up to 2100 hours (up to 3100 hours in Eco mode) from your Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector lamp. When it time to replace the Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector lamp, you may notice a faded image or colors that are not correct. Replace the projector lamp immediately when you see the message : The lamp has reached the end of its usable life. Please replace the lamp.”
DO NOT KEEP USING THE FINISHED LAMP when it has reached end of life. If  you continue using the projector lamp beyond the recommended times, Dukane ImagePro 8769 will go into standby mode.  Press the HELP button on the remote control for 10 seconds to reset the lamp timer to zero and replace the projector lamp immediately. 

Step 2: Invest in authentic

There are plenty of online stores selling Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector but the most important thing is to buy an authentic OEM lamp. If the price seems too good to be true or much lower than normal, you’re buying a knock-off lamp. Keep your projector working by investing in an authentic.

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Reasons to avoid generics:

Step 3: Replacing the projector lamp

The Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector uses the Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp. Before installing a new projector lamp do the following safety steps:

  • Reduce the risk of electrical shock by disconnecting the power cord on the projector.
  • Reduce the risk of severe burns by allowing the projector to cool for at least 45 minutes. It should be cool to the touch.

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Protect the Dukane ImagePro 8769 projector’s top surface by placing it face down on a soft surface. Turn the projector over and loosen the screws on the lamp cover.
Use a Philips screwdriver to push and release the tab. Push up and remove the lamp cover. NOTE: There is an interlock on this case to prevent the risk of electrical shock. Do not attempt to circumvent this interlock.
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Loosen the two screws securing the Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp. The screws are not removable so will start start freewheeling. Remove the lamp by grabbing onto the indents on the lamp and pulling up.
Never force the lamp out; pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter.
NOTE: The Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

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Gently put in a new Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp and tighten the two screws to hold the lamp in place. Make sure the screws are secure as a loose screw can cause a bad connection while a over tightened screw may cause the lamp to notwork.
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Replace the lamp cover on the projector.
Slip the lamp cover back until it snaps into place.
Restart the projector to reset the lamp timer.

Resetting the lamp timer

It’s important to set the lamp timer so the Dukane ImagePro 8769 can accurately track the life of the newly installed Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp.
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To reset the lamp timer go to the Dukane ImagePro 8769 Default Menu. Scroll down to Clear Lamp Hour Meter to reset the lamp timer.
Extend the life of the Dukane 456-8767A projector lamp:

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