Installing a replacement InFocus IN34 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 8 years ago

Infocus_IN34_projector_Infocus_SP-LAMP-019This guides gives step-by-step instructions on how to replace the InFocus IN34 projector lamp.

Replace the InFocus IN34 projector lamp if you  see any of these 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 SP-LAMP-019 immediately. Infocus_IN34_projector_Infocus_SP-LAMP-019_projector_lamp_hoursCheck the remaining time left using the Service Menus, Total Lamp Hours option.

Invest in authentic

Your InFocus IN34 projector uses the InFocus SP-LAMP-019 immediately. Always be sure to buy authentic and avoid counterfeits to keep your projector working.

Avoid counterfeits because:

Buy from a legitimate source to keep your projector under warranty and protect your health.

Find this lamp sold on Amazon by these authorized dealers:

  • InFocus SP-LAMP-019 Certified replacement projector lamp for the IN32, IN34, IN34EP, LP600, C170, C175, and C185

Install the replacement projector lamp

Follow these important safety steps BEFORE installing the replacement

  • Turn off the InFocus IN34 projector and unplug the power cord.
  • To avoid getting burned, let the projector fully cool before changing the lamp.
  • Place the projector on a soft surface.
  • 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.


  • Remove the lamp door by using a screw driver to gently pop off the cover.
  • Slide the door forward and lift the door off.
  • Using the screw driver to loosen the screw holding the InFocus SP-LAMP-019 in place.
  • Disconnect the connector attaching the InFocus SP-LAMP-019 to the InFocus IN34 projector.
  • Infocus_IN34_projector_Infocus_SP-LAMP-019_disconnect_projector_lamp
  •  Grab the InFocus SP-LAMP-019 projector 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-019 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-019 contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

 Reset the projector lamp timer

Infocus_IN34_projector_Infocus_SP-LAMP-019_resset_projector_lamp_timerAfter replacing the InFocus SP-LAMP-019 projector lamp be sure to reset the lamp hours. Failure to do so will mean your InFocus IN34 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 IN34 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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