Replacing the Boxlight CP-12TA projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 9 years ago

Boxlight_CP-12TA_projectorFollow this guide to install a replacement Boxlight CP-12TA projector lamp.

Warning messages

oxlight_CP-12TA_projector_replacement_warning_Boxlight_-CP12TA-930_projector_lampWhen the Boxlight CP-12TA projector lamp is approaching end of life the LAMP REPLACEMENT light flashes yellow. The colors may become darker or appear unnatural.

Buy authentic

Keep your Boxlight CP-12TA projector working at its optimum levels by installing an authentic projector lamp. Avoid counterfeits even if you are being tempted by their bargain prices.  Non OEM lamps have a shorter lamp life and can cost more money in the end because they have to be replace more often. Prone to explosions they lamps can damage the sensitive components in your projector as well as exposing you the toxic parts including Krypton-85. Buy authentic lamps and avoid hassles.

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Replacing the Boxlight CP-12TA projector lamp

The Boxlight CP-12TA needs a replacement Boxlight CP12TA-930 projector lamp. Before replacing the Boxlight CP12TA-930 follow these safety tips:

  • Disconnect the power cord on the Boxlight CP-12TA projector.
  • Reduce the risk of severe burns by allowing the Boxlight CP-12TA projector to cool for at least 45 minutes. These projectors operate using high temperatures and you run the risk of severe burns if you don’t allow it to cool down.

Boxlight_CP-12TA_projector_Boxlight_-CP12TA-930_projector_lampPlace the projector on a soft surface and turn it over. Loosen the screw holding the lamp cover in place.
Remove the two screws holding the Boxlight CP12TA-930 projector lamp in place.
Using the wire handle on the Boxlight CP12TA-930 projector lamp to gently remove the lamp. Pulling too quickly can cause the bulb to shatter. Learn what to do should the bulb explode.
NOTE: Be sure to recycle the Boxlight CP12TA-930 projector lamp as contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle it!
Insert the new Boxlight CP12TA-930 and avoid touching the actual bulb as this can result in black spots from the oil on your hands.
Tighten the two screws on the Boxlight CP12TA-930 projector lamp. Place the cover back onto the Boxlight CP-12TA projector and tighten the lamps screw. You must now reset the lamp timer.

Resetting the SP-6T lamp counter

Boxlight_CP-12TA_projector_reset_Boxlight_-CP12TA-930_projector_lamp_timerOnce the Boxlight CP12TA-930 projector lamp has been replaced, you will need to reset the lamp counter so the Boxlight CP-12TA projector can accurately track the number of lamp hours remaining:

  • Turn the projector on, press the MENU button to bring up the ON-
  • SCREEN MENU will appear.
  • Using the  red frame scroll to the SETTING Menu
  • Scroll down to the Lamp counter reset
  • Press SELECT so the message “Lamp replace counter reset?”  appears.
  • Scroll over the YES. Press the SELECT button.

Learn how to extend the life of the Boxlight XP5T-930 projector lamp with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Replace_bulb_Boxlight_-CP12TA-930_projector_lamp_timerInterested in a green alternative?

This projector has the option of also just replacing the actual bulb to re-use the plastic cage. This reduces waste and is a great way to green your projector. Watch our training video to learn more.

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