Install a replacement Epson PowerLite 93 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago

Epson_PowerLite_93_projector_Epson_ELPLP60_projector_lampThat orange blinking light on your Epson PowerLite 93 means the projector lamp needs to be replaced. This guide shows you how!

The Internet has been flooded with generic lamps stating they are “compatible” with Epson projectors. However most counterfeit lamps have a shorter life than original lamps. Many counterfeits claim to be compatible “generic” lamps but are created with toxic materials and carcinogenic parts including Krypton-85. A projector lamp with a low price may seem like a bargain but in the long run cost more since they are prone to explosions and usually damage the sensitive electronics in your projectors. Without the proper guards, your eyesight is also at risk. Buy an OEM authentic Epson PowerLite 93 projector lamp and keep your projector working properly.  The Epson PowerLite 93 uses the Epson ELPLP60 projector lamp.

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Installing the Epson ELPLP60 lamp

When it’s time to replace the projector lamp you’ll notice a red blinking light on the lamp indicator that turns to orange when the lamp is about to stop working. Replace the projector lamp immediately. Waiting too long will cause your projector to shut down.
Before installation:

  • Turn off the Epson PowerLite 93 projector and unplug the AC cord.
  • Allow the projector to cool for one hour – it should be cool to the touch. Inside of the projector can be very hot since these machines operator under high temperatures and you run the risk of being burned if the projector has not cooled down.
  • 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.
The Epson PowerLite 93 lamp cover is on the side. Using a screwdriver to gently release the cover switch. Slide the lamp cover off.Epson_PowerLite_93_projector_Epson_ELPLP60_remove_projector_lamp_cover
Epson_PowerLite_92_projector_Epson_ELPLP60_remove_projector_lamp_screwRemove the two screws on either side of Epson ELPLP60 lamp. Place the screws to either side.
Epson_PowerLite_92_projector_remove_Epson_ELPLP60_projector_lampPull the lamp out using the top handle. Be sure to pull it out straight. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb shatter. NOTE: The Epson ELPLP60 lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!
Epson_PowerLite_92_projector_remove_Epson_ELPLP60_projector_lamp_screwTake the new Epson ELPLP60 projector lamp by the handle and gently put it into place making sure the lamp is facing in the right direction.
Replace the projector lamps screws and re-connect the lamp cover.  Re-attach the power cord. Turn the projector on and let it warm up. Reset the Lamp Operating time.

Reset the Epson PowerLite 93 Projector Lamp Timer

Epson_PowerLite_92_projector_Epson_ELPLP60_projector_lamp_reset_timerReset the Epson PowerLite 93 Lamp Replacement Counter only when the Epson ELPLP60 lamp has been replaced.

  • Turn the Epson PowerLite 93 projector on.
  • Press MENU to display the RESET menu.
  • Press the down arrow to move down the menu to the RESET ALL option.
  • A prompt message appear. Select YES and press ENTER.
  • The lamp hours will be reset to zero.
  • Press MENU or ESC to exit the menu
  • The lamp timer will be a zero.

Get longer life with the Epson PowerLite 93 projector Lamp:
Extend the life of the newly installed Epson ELPLP60 projector lamp with the following tips:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the Epson PowerLite 93 and let it stand for at least one hour ever 24 hours. An average use of four to five hours per day will ensure longer lamp life.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life


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