Sunday, June 12, 2011

How to replace lamp on Sharp Notevision PG M20S projector?

Lamplife (hours): 2000
Performance (W): 210
Lamp type: SHP

Changing the lamp:
1. Turn off the projector and unplug it. Let the projector cool for at least 45 minutes. The hot lamp can burn you!
2. Find the lamp cover on the projector and remove it by loosening the screws on it.
3. Use a proper screwdriver to loosen the screws which secure the lamp inside the projector.
4. Grasp the lamp by its wire handrail or handle plate and carefully remove it.
5. At this point, always clean the projector and replace the air filter which provides air to the lamp.
6. Install the new lamp according to the aforementioned instructions in the reverse order.
7. Turn on the projector and turn the lamp operation counter to zero.

Changing a bare lamp without module:
1. Turn off the projector and unplug it. Let the projector cool for at least 45 minutes. The hot lamp can burn you!
2. Find the lamp cover on the projector and remove it by loosening the screws on it.
3. Use a proper screwdriver to loosen the screws which secure the lamp inside the projector.
4. Grasp the lamp by its wire handrail and carefully remove it.
5. At this point, always clean the projector and replace the air filter which provides air to the lamp.
6. Remove all impurities from the lamp module. If it is damaged, or if the connectors are oxidized, order a new complete module – you will thereby prevent and potential damage to the lamp or to the projector!
7. Examine and remeber in detail the method by which the lamp is fastened in the module, and the method of clamping the connectors – or mark the original connection.
8. If one of the connector parts is firmly fastened to the lamp, it will be necessary to disconnect it. Plug the cable eye to the end of the connector. The cable eye is included with the lamp.
9. Carefully remove the old lamp from the module. Wear a glove when installing the new lamp. The glove is included with the lamp. Never touch the lamp with your bare hand!
10. Insert the new lamp into the module and tighten the connectors.
11. Install the new lamp according to the aforementioned instructions in Numbers 1 to 5 in the reverse order.
12. Turn on the projector and turn the lamp operation counter to zero.

Reset the lamp counter hours of operation for the projector SHARP PG-M20S
Option1:
With the projector running hold the right cursor key, down cursor and the enter button down switch the mains power off.
Still holding these buttons down power the projector back on. it will take a few secounds for the lamp to light up.
When it does you should see lamp hours 0000.
Changeing the lamp is easy but make sure you connect the two cables properly or you will ruin the bulb.
Option2: Hold Vol DOWN, Adjust DOWN. Then switch on using the mains switch.

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