How do I know if my Mitsubishi DLP lamp is bad?
Usually, a dead lamp can be confirmed visually. Each lamp contains a thin glass tube. If this tube is shattered or has a hole melted in it, then it is bad. Often, people watching the set when the lamp fails will hear a “pop.” A lamp with a crack, blister, or discoloration in the outer glass envelope may also be bad.
How do you reset the lamp on a Mitsubishi TV?
- Switch on the projector.
- On the remote control hold down the “ARROW RIGHT”, “ARROW LEFT” buttons on the remote control and at the same time hold the “POWER” button down on the projector control panel.
- Wait around 3 seconds, the lamp indicator will flash twice.
- Release the buttons to complete the lamp reset.
How do you know when a DLP bulb needs to be replaced?
The color wheel inside a DLP projector needs a strong bulb to operate properly. The wheel and DMD chip can’t accurately display colors when you need a replacement bulb. Fading colors, or colors that seem off or muddy, is another sign your projector bulb is dying.
How long does a DLP TV last?
While the older DLP lamps last between 1,000 and 2,000 hours, the newer ones can give you 6,000 to 7,000 hours worth of TV viewing. How many years this actually translates into depends on how many hours a day you sit in from of your TV set.
Can you replace projector lamp?
You can replace the lamp while the projector is mounted to the ceiling, if necessary. Turn off the projector and unplug the power cord. Allow the projector lamp to cool down for at least one hour. Use the screwdriver included with the replacement lamp to loosen the screw securing the lamp cover.
How do you tell if your projection TV Lamp is burnt out?
Five Signs You Need a New Projector Lamp
- Complete Failure/Popping Sound. If you turn the projector on, hear an audible *POP*, then the screen goes completely dark, you’ve probably just heard your projector bulb burning out.
- Indicator Light/Message.
- Dim Light From Projector.
- Color Shifting.
- Image Flicker.