Changing the Epson PowerLite X10+ projector lamp

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  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago

pson_Powerlite_X10+_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_projector_lampReplace your PowerLite X10+ projector lamp using this guide.

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Maintain your Epson PowerLite X10+ projector’s brightness and image quality by installing an OEM replacement projector lamp.  Avoid the cheaper Epson PowerLite X10+ projector lamp; while these knock-off lamps appear to be a bargain, they will actually end up costing you more in the end.

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When the Epson PowerLite X10+ is reaching end of life, the projector lamp indicator starts to flash orange. You may also see the Replace the lamp message on screens.
The Epson PowerLite X10+ 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 projector lamp from the INFO Menu access off the Main Menu. Epson_PowerLite X10+_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_check_projector_lamp_hours

Step 3: Installing the new ELPLP58 projector lamp

The Epson PowerLite X10+ uses the Epson ELPLP58 projector lamp. Before replacing the Epson PowerLite X10+ projector lamp follow these important safety rules:

  1. Always unplug the power cord on the Epson PowerLite X10+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 PowerLite X10+ projector with the projector lamp removed.

Remove the projector lamp cover screws and place to one side.
Loosen the two screws holding the Epson ELPLP58 projector lamp in place (you can’t remove them).
Epson_PowerLite_X10+_projector_Epson_ELPLP58_install_new_projector_lampGently lift out the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp taking care not to bang it against the projector.
NOTE: The Epson EPLP58 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp!
Gently insert the new Epson LPLP58 projector lamp. Make sure it fits into the Epson PowerLite X10+ projector properly. (Check that it’s facing the right way.) Tighten the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp.
You can now reset the lamp timer.

Reset the lamp timer

After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the Epson PowerLite X10+ 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 projector lamp

Extend the life of the Epson LPLP58 projector lamp with the following tips:

  • Set the Power Consumption to ECO option.
  • Clean the air filters regularly so the PowerLite X10+ 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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