Replacing the ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 6 years ago

ProjectionDesign Action! M1 MKII_projectorLearn how to replace the ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp

Be sure to buy your ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp from an authorized dealer to keep your projector working properly.
Your ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector uses the ProjectionDesign 400-0003-00 Projector Lamp.
Find this replacement lamp on Amazon from the following authorized dealers:

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End of life warning signs

When it’s time to replace the ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp projector lamp the projector lamp status indicators will turn red. Other warning signs may include a darker screen or colors that appear washed out or an deteriorating screen image.

How to replace

Before installation follow these important safety steps:

  • Turn off the ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp projector:
  • Unplug the AC cord.
  • These projectors operate under high temperatures and there is a risk of burning if the projector has not cooled enough. Allow the ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp
  • to cool for one hour. It should be cool to the touch.
ProjectionDesign_Action!_M1-MKII_ProjectionDesign_400-0003-00 -warningWhen the ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp is reaching end of life, the INDICATOR light on the on the keypad will turn red. Change the lamp when lifetime expires.
ProjectionDesign_Action!_M1-MKII_ProjectionDesign_400-0003-00-remove cover
NOTE: Be careful not to touch the protective glass when replacing the lamp house, this may cause the protective glass to overheat and break while in use.
A. Release the front cover screw.
ProjectionDesign_Action!_M1-MKII_ProjectionDesign_40 0-0003-00-remove-cover-b
B. Remove the front cover. Put it to one side
C. Un-screw the three mounting screws.
D.  Release the handle and pull the lamp out.
WARNING: Be extremely careful when removing the lamp module. In the unlikely event that the bulb ruptures, small glass fragments may come loose. The lamp module is designed to contain these fragments, but use caution when removing the lamp module.
NOTE: The ProjectionDesign 400-0003-00 projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle this lamp!
Replace with a new lamp in reverse order.
E. Insert a new lamp. Observe the guide pins.
F. Fix the three mounting screws firmly. Do not use excess
G. Re-position the handle.
Replace the front cover.
Fix the front cover screw carefully, but do not use excess force.


Each time you replace the ProjectionDesign 400-0003-00 projector lamp you will need to reset the PProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp lamp timer so the projector can accurately track the lamp hours. To reset the:
  • Open the MENU option. Press ENTER.
  • Scroll down to the UTILTIES submenu.
  • Press reset the lamp time.

Extending the projector lamp life

  • Use the Eco Mode for more lamp hours.
  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the ProjectionDesign Action M1 MKII projector lamp.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life

Learn more tips for extending lamp life.

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