Changing the Canon LV-LV-8235 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 7 years ago

Canon_LV-8235_projectorLearn how to replace the Canon LV-8235 projector lamp.

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When it’s time to replace the Canon LV-8235 projector lamp you’ll see a lamp replacement icon appear on screen and the LAMP REPLACE indicator will show yellow. Replace the lamp immediately and don’t wait. Canon_LV-8235_projector_lamp_warning_Canon LV-LP36

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Install the projector lamp

Your Canon LV-8235projector uses the Canon LV-LP36 projector lamp.  Before changing the projector lamp follow these important safety procedures:

  • Unplug the electrical cord on the Canon LV-8235 so there is no chance the projector could get turned on during the installation.
  • The Canon LV-8235 operates under high temperatures so give it at least one hour to cool down before opening the projector to change the projector lamp.

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  • Loosen the screw holding the Canon LV-8235 projector lamp cover in place. Place the cover aside.
  • Loosen the two screws on the projector lamp and slowly pull out the Canon LV-LP36 projector lamp assembly by using the built in handle.
  • NOTE: The used Canon LV-LP36 contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.
  • Replace the lamp assembly with a new Canon LV-LP36 projector lamp. Be careful not to touch the actual bulb as oil from your fingers can leave black marks on the lamp.
  • Tighten the two screws on the lamp.
  • Put back the lamp cover and tighten its two screws.
  • You are now ready to reset the lamp time.

Resetting the lamp timer counter

After replacing the Canon LV-8235 projector lamp, you’ll need to turn off the LAMP REPLACE indicator by resetting the LAMP REPLACE COUNTER in the Canon LV-S2. This counter tracks the number of hours the lamp has been used by the Canon LV-S1 and triggers the warning light when the lamp is reaching its end of life. Not resetting it after may stop your projector from turning back on.


  • Turn the projector on and press the MENU.
  • Using the arrow buttons, scroll down to SETTING menu icon. Press OK.
  • Press the up/down buttons, move to the LAMP COUNTER option.
  • Press OK to open up as the LAMP COUNTER RESET.
  • Click on the SET option to open a confirmation window.

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