Replacement guide for Canon LV-5220E projector lamp

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  • Shelagh M.
  • 8 years ago

Canon_LV-5220E_projector_Canon LV-LP19 9269A001_projector_lamp This step-by-step guide shows you how to replace the Canon LV-5220E projector lamp.

Step 1: Be ready with the right lamp

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End of lamp life warnings

Your Canon LV-5220E projector uses the Canon LV-LP19 projector lamp.  When the Canon LV-LP19 projector lamp has reached its end of life the LAMP REPLACE on the projector will light yellow. Replace the lamp immediately when you see this. Other warning signs may be a dim picture, color that appears washed and a image that is fading.

Replace the Canon LV-5220E projector lamp

Before changing the projector lamp:

  • The Canon LV-5220E operates at an extremely high temperature so it needs to cool down for at least 45 minute before you replace the projector lamp. Trying to change the lamp when the projector is still hot can result in a serious burn.
  • Be sure to unplug the electrical cord on the Canon LV-5220E there is no chance the projector could get turned on during the installation. This could damage your projector beyond repair.

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  • Loosen the two screws holding the projector lamp cover in place. Place the cover aside.
  • Loosen the two screws on the with a screwdriver and pull out the Canon LV-LP19 projector lamp assembly by using the built in handle.
  • NOTE: The Canon LV-LP19 projector lamp contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.
  • Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn how to clean up a broken lamp.
  • Replace the lamp assembly with a new Canon LV-LP19. Be careful not to touch the actual bulb as oil from your fingers can leave black marks on the lamp.
  • Tighten the two screws on the lamp.
  • Put back the lamp cover and tighten its two screws.
  • Connect the AC power cord to the Canon LV-LP19 and turn on the projector to reset the lamp timer.

Resetting the lamp timer counter

After replacing the Canon LV-LP19 projector lamp, you’ll need to turn off the LAMP REPLACE indicator by resetting the LAMP REPLACE COUNTER in the Canon LV-5220E. This counter tracks the number of hours the lamp has been used by the Canon LV-5220E and triggers the warning light when the lamp is reaching its end of life. Not resetting it after may stop your projector from turning back on.

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  • Turn the projector on and press the MENU.
  • The On-Screen menu will be displayed on the left.
  • Using the arrow buttons, mover the red frame pointer to the SETTING menu icon.
  • Press the up/docwn buttons, move to the LAMP COUNTER option.
  • Press OK to open up as the RESET LAMP COUNTER box.
  • Click on the SET option to open a confirmation window.
  • The message “Lamp replace counter reset?” is displayed.
  • Click on YES.
  • Press OK.
  • The lamp hours will be reset to zero.

Greener Alternatives

Canon_LV-7220E_projector_Canon-LV-LP18--9268A001_projector-lampFor an eco-friendly alternative try re-using the lamp cage and just replacing the bulb? Our training video shows you how with step-by-step instructions on how to green your projector .

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