How to install a replacement Infocus IN24EP projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago

Infocus-IN24_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_projector_lampLearn how to replace the Infocus IN24EP projector lamp.

Noticing the end of life warning signs

When it’s time to replace the InFocus IN24EP projector lamp you may see 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 IN24EP projector lamp immediately.

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Installing the replacement projector lamp

Follow these important safety steps BEFORE installing the replacement

  • Turn off the InFocus IN24EP projector and unplug the power cord.
  • To avoid getting burned, let the InFocus IN24EP projector fully cooled 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.


  • Turn the projector upside down onto a soft surface.
  • Gently slide projector lamp cover out of its slot.Infocus-IN24EP_projector_Sanyo_SP-LAMP-024_replacement_projector_lamp
  • Using the screw driver to loosen the screw holding the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 projector lamp in place.
  • Detach the lamp connector attaching the InFocus SP-LAMP-024 to the InFocus IN24EP 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-IN24EP_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 IN24EP 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.

Tips for longer lamp life

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the InFocus IN24EP projector and let it stand for at least one hour ever 24 hours.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life


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