Sony VPL-CX85: Projector Lamp Replacement Video Tutorial

In this short video you will see how to replace a bulb with housing in a Sony VPL-CX85 projector. The procedure for other Sony models will be similar. In this demonstration, the entire lamp housing is replaced with a new one. If you have purchased a bare bulb without housing, have a look at the video on replacing bulbs in housing.

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  1. Turn off the projector by pressing the Power switch
  2. Let the projector cool down for at least 30 minutes
  3. Unplug the projector
  4. Remove the screws that hold the lamp’s cover and take off the lamp’s cover
  5. Remove the two screws that hold the lamp housing
  6. Pull out the lamp housing
  7. Unpack the new lamp
  8. Insert the new lamp and tighten it
  9. Return and secure the cover back in its position
  10. Clean or replace the dust filter
  11. Plug the projector in but don’t switch it on yet
  12. Perform a reset of lamp hours. Press the following keys on the Remote Commander in the following order for less than five seconds each: „Power“, „<=“, „=>“. „Enter“.
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