Changing the Lamp
follow the Safety Instructions as described on page 7.
Replace the lamp when the message "Lamp is approaching the end of its
useful life in the operation. Replacement suggested!
www.dell.com/lamps" appears on the screen. If this problem persists after
replacing the lamp, contact Dell. For more information, see "Contacting
Dell" on page 51.
working condition of your projector.
attempt to replace the lamp until the projector has been allowed to
cool down for at least 30 minutes.
Projector lamps are very fragile and may shatter if touched. The
shattered glass pieces are sharp and can cause injury.
projector and dispose or recycle according to state, local, or federal
law. For more information see www.dell.com/hg.
Turn off the projector and disconnect the power cord.
Let the projector cool for at least 30 minutes.
Loosen the one screw that secure
the lamp cover, and remove the
Loosen the two screws that secure
Pull the lamp up by its metal handle.
Dell may require lamps
replaced under warranty to be
returned to Dell. Otherwise,
contact your local waste
disposal agency for the address
of the nearest deposit site.
Replace with the new lamp.
Tighten the two screws that secure
Troubleshooting Your Projector
Before you begin any of the procedures in this section,
Use an original lamp to ensure safe and optimal
The lamp becomes very hot when in use. Do not
Do not touch the bulb or the lamp glass at any time.
If the lamp shatters, remove all broken pieces from the