Install a replacement Sharp XG NV2U projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 7 years ago

Sharp XG NV2U projectorChange the Sharp XG NV2U projector lamp using this guide

When the Sharp XG NV2U projector lamp is nearing the end of its operating life, the picture and color quality will deteriorate. Depending on the usage and maintenance, you can expect up to 2,000 hours of life with your Sharp XG NV2U projector lamp.

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Checking lamp status

When it’s time to replace the projector lamp the LAMP REPLACEMENT will light up red. If the Sharp XG NV2U projector lamp is not replaced immediately the projector will turn off and remain off until the new lamp is installed.

Installing the projector lamp

The Sharp XG NV2U projector uses the Sharp BQC-XGNV2U projector lamp.
Before replacing the Sharp XG NV2U projector lamp follow these important safety tips:

  • Press power button on the projector.
  • Wait until the cooling fan stops.
  • Disconnect the power cord.
  • Unplug the power cord from the AC socket.
  • Allow the projector to cool down for at least one hour. If should be cool to the touch. The Sharp XG NV2U projector uses high temperatures and you can burn yourself badly if you don’t allow the projector to cool down.
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Turn over the Sharp XG NV2U projector onto a soft service and loosen the two screws holding the projector lamp cover on place. (d) and (c)
Slide the cover off away from the projector and place it to one side.
Remove the three screws (e), (f) and (g) holding the Sharp BQC-XGNV2U projector lamp
Hold the lamp cage (i) by the wire handle (h) and pull it upwards towards you. Take the new Sharp BQC-XGNV2U lamp by the handle (h). Make sure the grooves on the side of the lamp cage are properly aligned (j) with the projectors lamp compartment. Be sure to align the top screw holes of the lamp cage (k) are aligned with the screw holes in the  Sharp XG NV2U projector.

Tighten screws (e), (f), (g) and (d) on the lamp. Place the lamp cover back on the tighten the screws. You are ready to reset the lamp timer.

Reset the projector lamp timer

When you have replaced the Sharp XG NV2U projector lamp you need to reset the lamp timer to zero so the projector can accurately track the lamp life left. To reset:
  • Sharp _XG NV2U_projector_lamp_reset_ Sharp_BQC-XGNV2UPlug in the power cord.
  • While pressing the ADJUSTMENT left arrow and ADJUSTMENT down arrow along with the ENTER button on the projector, press the MAIN POWER switch.
  • Press the POWER ON/OFF button on the projector or the POWER button on the remote control to turn on the power.
  • LAMP 0000H” is displayed, indicating that the lamp timer is reset

Why invest in an authentic projector lamp

The Internet has been flooded with generic projector lamps claiming to be “compatible” with Sharp XG NV2U projector. For the few dollar you save, these projector lamps bring more problems to the table. Protect your investment and buy an OEM projector lamp.

7 reasons to avoid generic lamps:

Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.


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