How to replace the Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector lamps

Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 08
Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector,
Your Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector is equipped with four Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) projector lamps.

There is a Lamp Replace Indicator at the front and at the back of the projector. When any four of the projector lamps is nearing end of life, these indicators will flash yellow. Sanyo PLC-XF45 lamp indicator, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862

In order to determine which of the four Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) projector lamps needs to be replaced, you’ll need to consult the Lamp Status Display on the Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector screen.

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LAMP STATUS DISPLAY SETTINGS

The Lamp Status Display shows the status of each Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) lamp:

Sanyo PLC-XF45 lamp status, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862

 

Yellow Lamp: projector lamp is lighting normally.
Dim Lamp: projector lamp is off
Red Lamp: projector is nearing end of life and should be replaced.
X Mark on Lamp: the lamp is not functioning and needs to be replaced immediately.

 

LAMP MANAGEMENT FUNCTION

Sanyo PLC-XF45 4 lamp mode, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862The Lamp Management Function automatically changes the combinations of lighting lamps by detecting which Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) lamps are still working.
Sanyo PLC-XF45 2 lamp mode, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862When any of the four Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) lamps goes out, Lamp Mode will automatically switch from using four Sanyo POA-LMP49 (61030 0862) lamps to using two lamps.

 

Sanyo PLC-XF45 one lamp mode, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862

When any of the two  Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) lamps are out, the projector will operate using only one lamp.

 

INSTALLING THE NEW SANYO POA-LMP49 (610-300-0862) LAMP

NOTE: Make sure of the number of lamps that need to be replaced by referring to the Lamp Status Display and the Lamp Management Function. 

Sanyo PLC-XF45 lamp cover, Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862)

  • Remove the two screws on the Sanyo PLC-XF45 Lamp Cover located on the top of the projector and press the top button to open the Lamp Cover.
  • Choose which lamp needs to be replaced. BE SURE TO PICK THE CORRECT LAMP THAT NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.
  • Loosen the two screws holding the Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) lamp in place. Sanyo PLC-XF45 lamp unit, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862
  • Grab the handle and gently pull out the defective lamp. Place to one side. Be sure to dispose of the used Sanyo POA-LMP49 lamp through a local recycling program. Don’t throw this lamp into the regular garbage as it contains mercury.
  • Take the new Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610 300 0862) lamp by the handle and gently guide it into place.
  • Tighten the two screws holding the Sanyo POA-LMP49  lamp assembly in place.
  • Replace the Sanyo PLC-XF45 Lamp Cover and tighten the two screws to put the lamp cover back in place.
  • Reset the Lamp Counter following the instructions below.

 

LAMP COUNTER RESET FOR SANYO PLC-XF45

Sanyo PLC-XF45 lamp replace, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862

  • Turn the Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector on.
  • Press the MENU buttons to open the ON-SCREEN MENU.
  • Press POINT LEFT/RIGHT button to get the red frame pointer to move to the SETTING menu icon.
  • Press POINT DOWN button to Lamp counter reset. Press SELECT.
  • Move the arrow to the replaced lamp number (Lamp 1, Lamp 2, Lamp 3 or Lamp 4). Sanyo PLC-XF45 lamp replace, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862
  • Press SELECT. BE SURE TO RESET THE CORRECT LAMPS.
  • The message “Lamp replace counter Reset?” will be displayed with YES or NO underneath.
  • Move the pointer to YES. Press the SELECT button.
  • Move to the second confirmation box and select YES.

 

NOTE: BE SURE TO RESET THE CORRECT LAMP otherwise the lamp replace indicator will continue lighting YELLOW.

RESETTING THE SANYO POA-LMP49 (610-300-0862) LAMP MODE

You can set the lamp mode to use either four lamps or two lamps. Using 2 lamps will prolong the life of the projector lamps.

Sanyo PLC-XF45 lamp mode counter, Sanyo POA-LMP49 service parts no 610 300 0862To change the lamp mode:
Press MENU button so the ON-SCREEN Menu will appear.
Using the POINT LEFT/RIGHT button move to SETTING. Press SELECT button.
A second dialog screen appears.
Press the POINT DOWN button to move to LAMP MODE.
4 lamps mode using all lamps. Picture will become brighter.
2 lamps mode using only 2 lamps. Picture will become darker.
NOTE: You must wait 90 seconds after changing the Lamp Mode before changing it again.

 

Tips to make your Sanyo POA-LMP49 lamps last longer

Extend the life of your newly installed  Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610-300-0862) by following these helpful tips:

  • Wait at least five minutes before turning the Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector off.
  • Don’t operate the projector continuously without letting it stand for at least one hour turned off every 24 hours.
  • Cleaning the air filter regularly will also prolong the life of the Sanyo POA-LMP49 (service parts no 610-300-0862) and prevent the Sanyo PLC-XF45 projector from overheating.

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