Replacing the Vivitek D965 projector lamp

Follow this guide to replace the Vivitek D965 projector lamp.

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Go with authentic

The best investment you can make to keep your Vivitek D965 projector working at its best is to buy an authentic projector lamp . Knock-off counterfeit lamps have a shorter lamp life  and have been created with toxic substitutes and are prone to explosions that s often damage the sensitive electronics in your projectors. Invest in authentic.

Replacing the projector lamp

When you notice the Power LED flashing 5 times consecutively, your projector lamp is reaching its end of life and needs to be replaced immediately. The Vivitek D965 projector uses the Vivitek 5811116701-SVV projector lamp. Before changing the Vivitek D965 projector lamp:

  • Reduce the risk of electrical shock by disconnecting the power cord on the Vivitek D965 projector.
  • Reduce the risk of severe burns by allowing the projector to cool for at least 45 minutes.

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  • Loosen the captive screw holding the lamp cover in place.
  • Slide the lamp cover off and place it to one side.
  • Remove the tw0 screws holding the Vivitek 5811116701-SVV projector lamp in place.
  • Remove the two captive screws holding the lamp cover place.
  • Remove the lamp cover and place it to one side.
  • Remove the three screws holding the Vivitek 5811116701-SVV projector lamp in place.

NOTE: The Vivitek 5811116701-SVV projector lamp contains mercury and should not be thrown into regular garbage. Recycle your used lamps!

Vivitek_D963HD_install_Vivitek_5811116701-SVV_lampTo finish the installation:

  • Take the new Vivitek 5811116701-SVV projector lamp out of its packaging. Lift up the wire handle and gently guide it into the Vivitek D95 projector.
  • Take care not to touch the actual bulb as the oil from your fingers can leave a smudge that will burn into a black spot when the projector heats up.
  • Tighten the lamp screw.
  • Re-install the Vivitek D965 projector lamp cover and tighten the screw.
  • Reset the total lamp hour timer.

Resetting the Vivitek D965 Lamp Hour Timer

It’s important to only reset the lamp timer when the Vivitek 5811116701-SVV(5811100760S) projector lamp has been replaced.

vivitek_d965_replacement_projector_5811116701-svv_reset_lamp_timerResetting the projector lamp timer without changing the lamp can make it work beyond its recommended hours and cause harm to your Vivitek D965 projector.

  • Press the Menu button to open the OSD menu.
  • Press left/right arrow keys to move to the Advanced menu.
  • Press up/down arrows to move to the Lamp menu.
  • Press Enter.
  • Using the or up/down arrow keys to move down to the Reset Lamp Timer menu.
  • Press Enter.
  • A message will appear saying the Lamp Hour has been reset to zero.
  • Press the Menu button to return to the main menu.

Extending the life of the projector lamp:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Use the Lamp Power option on the Vivitek D965 projector and set to Eco Mode to reduce the amount of power used but extend projector lamp life.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

 

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