Changing the Epson PowerLite 1760W projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago

Epson_PowerLite_1760W_projector_Epson_ELPLP65_projector_lampFollow this guide to quickly replace the Epson PowerLite 1760W projector lamp.

Step 1: Know when to replace

You’ll see the following warning signs when the Epson PowerLite 1760W projector lamp needs replacing:

  • projector lamp indicator flashing orange
  • Replace the lamp message appears on screens
  • screen gets darker
  • color starts deteriorate altogether

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Your Epson PowerLite 1760W needs a projector lamp that’s been properly manufactured according to the projectors specifications. Counterfeits may appear to be a bargain but will actually end up costing you more, particularly if they damage the damage the sensitive optics in your projector.
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Installing the new projector lamp

The Epson PowerLite 1760W needs the Epson ELPLP65 projector lamp. Before replacing the projector lamp follow these important safety rules:

  1. Always unplug the power cord on the Epson PowerLite 1760W 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 1760W projector with the projector lamp removed.

How to install

  • Loosen the projector lamp cover screw and place to one side.
  • Remove the lamp cover.
  • Life the metal bar securing the Epson ELPLP65 projector lamp in place.
  • Lift up the project lamp handle and lift the lamp out.

NOTE: The Epson ELPLP65 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp!
Epson_PowerLite_1760W_projector_Install_Epson_ELPLP65_projector_lampGently insert the new ELPLP65 projector lamp.
Press down to click the projector lamp into place. PowerLite_1760W_projector_Epson_insert_new_ELPLP65_projector_lamp
Place the lamp cover back onto the projector. Tighten the lamp cover screw. You can now reset the lamp timer.

Reset the lamp timer

After you replace the lamp, you need to reset the Epson PowerLite 1760W projector lamp you need to reset the timer. This will allow the projector to track the lamp life. To reset the lamp timer:

  • 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.

Extend the life of the Epson ELPLP65 projector lamp with the following tips:

  • Set the Power Consumption to ECO option.
  • Clean the air filters regularly so the PowerLite 1760W projector doesn’t overheat and put added pressure on the lamp.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the projector.
  • Turn off the PowerLite 1760W projector when not in use to conserve lamp life.
  • Learn more: Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

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