How to change the Infocus IN24 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 8 years ago

Infocus-IN24_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_projector_lampWhen it’s time for a replacement Infocus IN24 projector lamp, this guide can help you out.

Importance of authentic

Resist the temptation to buy a cheaper generic lamp as they can cause your InFocus N24 projector to not work properly. When you purchase an authentic projector lamp, you’re guaranteed a lamp that has been manufactured with high quality parts and calibrated to your projector. Generics don’t offer the same performance. Invest in an authentic Infocus IN24 projector lamp.

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Replacement warning signs

When it’s time to replace the InFocus IN24 projector lamp you may seen the following signs:

  • The projector image gets darker and starts to deteriorate.
  • The projector lamp flashes red.
  • The warning message REPLACE THE LAMP appears on screen.

Replace the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 immediately.

Installing the replacement projector lamp

Follow these important safety steps BEFORE installing the replacement

  • Turn off the InFocus IN24 projector and unplug the power cord.
  • To avoid getting burned, let the InFocus IN24 projector  fully cool before changing the lamp.
  • Do not operate the projectors while any of the lamps are removed as this may result in malfunctions, fire hazard and other accidents.
  • Caution: Don’t touch the screen or the actual bulb with your finger since the oil from your skin can cause a black spot on the bulb.

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  • Turn the projector upside down onto a soft surface.
  • Gently slide projector lamp cover out of its slot.Infocus-IN24_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_replacement_projector_lamp
  • Using the screw driver to loosen the screw holding the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 in place.
  • Detach the lamp connector attaching the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 to the InFocus N24 projector by pressing the locking tab on the connector and gently pulling.
  • Loosen the screw on the projector lamp to loosen the lamp.
  • Grab the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 lamp handle and carefully lift the lamp cage up.Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb break.
  • Install the new InFocus SP-LAMP-024 lamp housing and tighten the screw.
  • Connect the connection wire from the lamp to the projector
  • Slide the lamp door back in place, making sure it is aligned so it clicks into place.
  • You are ready to reset the lamp hours.

NOTE: The InFocus SP-LAMP-024 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

Reset the projector lamp timer

Infocus-IN24_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_reset_projector_lamp_timerAfter replacing the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 projector lamp be sure to reset the lamp hours. Failure to do so will mean your InFocus IN24 projector will NOT TURN ON.

  • Open the MAIN menu. Press SELECT
  • Scroll down to the SERVICE menu.
  • Scroll down to RESET LAMP HOURS.
  • Lamp hours will be reset to zero.

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