Changing the Optoma TH1060P projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago


Follow our step-by-step guide to replace the Optoma TH1060P projector lamp

When you see the lamp replacement message on your projector screen, it’s time for a new Optoma TH1060P projector lamp. Follow our step-by-step guide.

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End of life warnings

Optoma_TH1060P_projector_Optoma_BL-FS300C _lampWhen the Optoma TH1060P is reaching end of life a warning message will appear on screen. Change the projector lamp immediately. Other warning signs include a poor picture, distorted color or a dim light.

Replace the OptomaTH1060P projector lamp

Your  Optoma TH1060P projector uses the Optoma BL-FS300C projector lampFollow these safety steps BEFORE installing the new projector lamp.

  • Switch off the power to the projector by pressing the Power/Standby button.
  • Allow the projector to cool down for at least 30 minutes. If should be cool to the touch. These projectors run using high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.
  • Disconnect the power cord.

Optoma_TH1060P_projector_Optoma_BL-FS300C _remove_lamp_cover_buttonRemove the protective cover covering the projector lamp screw.
Optoma_TH1060P_projector_Optoma_BL-FS300C _Remove_lamp_coverUsing a a_BL-FS300C _lamp_coverscrewdriver, remove the screws holding the cover in place.
Push the cover Optoma_TX779P-3D_projector_remove_Optoma_BL-FS300C _projector_lamp_screwsup to remove.
Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws holding the projector lamp Optoma_TH1060P_projector_replace_Optoma_BL-FS300C _projector_lampin place.
Slowly put out the old Optoma BL-FS300C projector lamp. Be careful not to bang the lamp against the projector as this may case the bulb to break. Learn what to do if the lamp has exploded inside the projector.
Note: The Optoma BL-FS300C contains mercury and should not be put in regular garbage. Recycle this lamp.
Place the new Optoma BL-FS300C projector  lamp into the Optoma TH1060P projector. Tighten the three screws on the lamp. Replace the lamp cover and tighten its two screws. You must now reset the Lamp Replacement Timer.

Reset the lamp timing on the Optoma TH1060P

  • Turn on the projector
  • Press the MENU option on either the remote or on the projector.
  • Scroll down to SYSTEM
  • Scroll over the LAMP SETTING. Press ENTER.
  • Select LAMP RESET. Press ENTER.
  • Select YES.

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