Replacing the Lamp

Epson PowerLite 1850W / 1880
INSTALLATION HANDBOOK
Replacing the Lamp
Before you replace the lamp, let the projector cool down for at least one hour.
Warning: Let the lamp fully cool before replacing it to avoid injury.
You can replace the lamp while the projector is mounted to the ceiling, if necessary.
1. Turn off the projector and unplug the power cord.
2. Allow the projector lamp to cool down for at least one hour.
3. Use the screwdriver included with the replacement lamp to loosen the screw securing the lamp
cover.
Warning: If the lamp is broken, glass fragments may be loose inside the lamp chamber. Be careful
removing any broken glass to avoid injury.
4. Slide the lamp cover out and lift it off.
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Epson PowerLite 1850W / 1880
INSTALLATION HANDBOOK
5. Loosen the screws securing the lamp to the projector. The screws do not come all the way out.
6. Lift up the lamp handle and gently pull the lamp out of the projector.
Note:
The lamp(s) in this product contain mercury. Please consult your state and local
regulations regarding disposal or recycling. Do not put in the trash.
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7. Gently insert the new lamp into the projector. If it does not fit easily, make sure it is facing the right
way. Press the handle down.
Caution: Do not touch any glass on the lamp assembly to avoid premature lamp failure.
8. Push in the lamp firmly and tighten the screws to secure it.
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INSTALLATION HANDBOOK
9. Replace the lamp cover and tighten the screw to secure it.
Note: Be sure the lamp cover is securely installed or the lamp will not come on.
Reset the lamp timer to zero to keep track of the new lamp’s usage.
Resetting the Lamp Timer
You must reset the lamp timer after replacing the projector's lamp to clear the lamp replacement
message and to keep track of lamp usage correctly.
Note: Do not reset the lamp timer if you have not replaced the lamp to avoid inaccurate lamp
information.
1. Turn on the projector.
2. Press the Menu button.
3. Select the Reset menu and press Enter.
4. Select Reset Lamp Hours and press Enter.
You see a prompt asking if you want to reset the lamp hours.
5. Select Yes and press Enter.
6. Press Menu or Esc to exit the menus.
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