Install a replacement Infocus IN1126 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 7 years ago

InFocus_N1126_projectorHow to install a replacement Infocus IN1126 projector lamp

Replace the Infocus IN11264 projector lamp quickly by following this  step-by-step guide.

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Buy an authentic replacement projector lamp and avoid the headaches associated with counterfeit lamps. Find the 6 most common problems associated with counterfeits at the end of this post

Top reasons to avoid counterfeit lamps:

Buy from a legitimate source to keep your projector under warranty and working properly.

Install the replacement projector lamp

Your InFocus IN1126 projector needs the InFocus SP-LAMP-076 replacement projector lamp. Follow these important safety steps BEFORE installing the replacement

  • Turn off the InFocus IN1126 projector and unplug the power cord.
  • To avoid getting burned, let the projector fully cool before changing the lamp.
  • Do not operate the projectors while any of the lamps are removed as this may result in malfunctions, fire hazard and other accidents.


  • Loosen the two captive screws on the lamp cover.
  • Remove the lamp cover.
  • Infocus_IN1126_projector_Infocus_SP-LAMP-076_removeRemove the two screws from the lamp module.
  • Lift the module handle up. Pull firmly on the module handle to remove the lamp module.
  • NOTE: The InFocus SP-LAMP-076 contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this used lamp!


  • Place the new lamp into the projector being sure to line it up properly. Align the lamp module with the connector and ensure it is level to avoid damage.
  • Make sure the lamp is sitting securely in place and the lamp connector must be
  • connected properly before tightening the screws.
  • Tighten the two screws on the lamp.
  • Replace the lamp cover and tighten the screws.

To reset the lamp timer:

  • Press MENU
  • Scroll down to select LAMP HOUR RESET. Press Enter
  • Press the left arrow, then down arrow, then up arrow and double arrows
  • Press the MENU button to get back to INSTALLATION II

Tips for longer lamp life

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Turn off the Infocus IN1126 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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