Introduction

Do you have a blurry image or a broken outer lens? Follow these step by step instructions to learn how to disassemble the projector and remove the outer lens for your repairs.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the projector onto its back and unscrew the nine 15mm screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver. Flip the projector onto its back and unscrew the nine 15mm screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver.
  • Flip the projector onto its back and unscrew the nine 15mm screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver.

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Flip the projector right side up and unscrew the two 12mm screws on the light bulb panel located at the rear of the projector with a Phillips #0 screw head.
  • Flip the projector right side up and unscrew the two 12mm screws on the light bulb panel located at the rear of the projector with a Phillips #0 screw head.

  • The bottom right panel screw does not come completely out the panel door.

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Using your hands, gently pry the top and bottom of the projector casing apart. Using your hands, gently pry the top and bottom of the projector casing apart.
  • Using your hands, gently pry the top and bottom of the projector casing apart.

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Use the plastic opening tool to gently disengage the black clip housing from the ribbon cable. Once the ribbon cable is disengaged gently pull the cable off the motherboard.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently disengage the black clip housing from the ribbon cable.

  • Once the ribbon cable is disengaged gently pull the cable off the motherboard.

  • Once the housing is disengaged, the ribbon cable should slide out easily. Do not pull too hard on the ribbon cable as it is very fragile.

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Unscrew the three 7 mm screws from the motherboard with the Phillips #0 screw driver. Once loose, lift the motherboard off of the lens casing, and move it away from the workspace. Be sure not to damage any of the wires atached to the motherboard.
  • Unscrew the three 7 mm screws from the motherboard with the Phillips #0 screw driver.

  • Once loose, lift the motherboard off of the lens casing, and move it away from the workspace.

  • Be sure not to damage any of the wires atached to the motherboard.

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Unscrew the four 15mm Phillips screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver. Unscrew the two 12mm Phillips screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver. Gently remove the entire lens casing from it's position.
  • Unscrew the four 15mm Phillips screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver.

  • Unscrew the two 12mm Phillips screws using the Phillips #0 screw driver.

  • Gently remove the entire lens casing from it's position.

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Using the plastic opening tool, slightly separate the casing holding the large lens in place. Separate the casing completely from the inner lens using your hands. This should release the outer lens and it's immediate casing.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, slightly separate the casing holding the large lens in place.

  • Separate the casing completely from the inner lens using your hands.

  • This should release the outer lens and it's immediate casing.

  • As you separate the outer casing, the lens and digital display box may fall out of their encasement.

  • Although there are threads connecting the outer lens casing and the inner lens casing, do not be fooled. The outer lens casing cannot be disconnected by unscrewing it.

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Unscrew the four 8mm Phillips screws at the base of the outer lens casing using the Phillips #0 screw driver. Separate the white outer casing from the black outer casing. Separate the white outer casing from the black outer casing.
  • Unscrew the four 8mm Phillips screws at the base of the outer lens casing using the Phillips #0 screw driver.

  • Separate the white outer casing from the black outer casing.

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Using your finger, gently push the lens out of its white encasement. The outer lens is now free and ready for replacement.
  • Using your finger, gently push the lens out of its white encasement.

  • The outer lens is now free and ready for replacement.

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Conclusion

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

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