Install a new Dukane ImagePro 8775 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 8 years ago

Dukane_ImagePro_8775_Dukane_456-8767A_projector_lampIt takes 3 easy steps to replace the Dukane ImagePro 8775 projector lamp. This step-by-step guide shows you how.

Step 1: Buy the right lamp

There are a lot of choices for buying a Dukane ImagePro 8767 projector lamp so it can be confusing finding the best projector lamp. Look for the seal of approval so you know you are buying an authentic projector lamp and not a generic lamp. While generics have a slightly smaller price tag, they end up costing you more money on the long run due to their shorter lamp life and being prone to explosions. Since they have been created with toxic materials and without the proper safeguards to protect your eyesight, generics also pose a health risk to you. Avoid damaging the sensitive electronics in your projectors. Install an authentic projector lamp and avoid problems.

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Step 2: Recognize end of life

After your lamp has been operating for 2000 hours (up to 3000 hours in Eco mode), the LAMP indicator will blink red. Replace the projector lamp immediately when you see the message :The lamp has reached the end of its usable life. Please replace the lamp.” It may also be time to replace the projector lamp is you notice the colors on screen have faded or become distorted.
DO NOT KEEP USING THE FINISHED LAMP since the Dukane ImagePro 8775 will go into standby mode. Replace the projector lamp immediately.

Step 3: Replace the projector lamp

The Dukane ImagePro 8775 projector uses the Dukane 456-8775 projector lamp. Before installing a new projector lamp do the following safety steps:
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  • 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.

Dukane_ImagePro_8775_Dukane_456-8775_replacement_projector_lampProtect the Dukane ImagePro 8775 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.
Dukane_ImagePro_8775_Dukane_456-8775_remove_projector_lampLoosen the two screws securing the.
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 456-8775 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!
Dukane_ImagePro_8775_Dukane_456-8775_install_replacement_projector_lampGently put in a new Dukane 456-8775 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.
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 8775 can accurately track the life of the newly installed Dukane 456-8775 projector lamp.
To reset the lamp timer go to the Dukane ImagePro 8775 Default Menu. Scroll down to Clear Lamp Hour Meter to reset the lamp timer.

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