Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the projector's bulb if you are experiencing no image being betrayed by the projector. You will need a replacement bulb and an iFixit tool kit.

  1. Flip the projector on its back.
    • Flip the projector on its back.

    • Use the Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the (4) four 2 cm gold screws.

    • Use the Phillips #2 screwdriver to remove the (3) three 1 cm silver screws.

  2. Turn the projector, facing the back cable board towards you.
    • Turn the projector, facing the back cable board towards you.

    • Using the Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the (3) three 1.0 cm silver screws on the back panel.

    • Gently take off back cable panel.

    • Turn the projector so the front side with the lens is facing you.

    • Gently pry the both of the grey lens rings using the metal spudger.

    • Now that the screws have been removed, proceed with the removal of the outer panel.

    • Gently remove the front lens panel.

    • Be forewarned, the panel will resist. Be careful not to break the lens.

    • Being careful not to pull the wires inside the projector, gently lift the top panel off the projector.

    • Rest the lid behind the projector so the insides are exposed and undamaged.

    • Remove the two gold 1 cm screws and washers on the side of lens housing using the 4.0 flat-head bit

    • Pinch the white wire tab to gently detach the side that connects with the lens housing.

    • Slide the bulb housing out of the projector.

    • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the three 1 cm gold screws on the bulb housing.

    • Gently pull the top of the bulb housing off.

    • Lift up the middle of the bulb housing to remove it.

      • Be careful of loose parts, such metal housing and the glass focusing lens.

    • Unhook the spring from the bulb housing.

    • Gently remove the bulb.

Conclusion

To reassemble the device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

2 Comments

To remove and later disassemble the lamp, you don’t need to remove whole cover. Just open the lamp bay door and follow the steps starting  from 6!

madyogi - Reply

madyogi, exactly. You are absolutely right!

ilya.zhizhin - Reply

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