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    Specialty and Architectural Lighting — Projector Lamps

    Guide to Projector Lamp Replacement Modules & Bare Bulbs

    Guide to Projector Lamp Replacement Modules & Bare Bulbs

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    Learn about the projector lamp industry, and why it can be confusing to replacement a simple lamp module or bare bulb. Find your way to quality products, whether they are 100% OEM replacement lamps, bare projector bulbs, or compatible projector modules.

    The Epson E-TORL UHE Projector Lamp Advantage

    The Epson E-TORL UHE Projector Lamp Advantage

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    While most new digital projectors ship with a lamp manufactured by either Philips, Osram Sylvania, Ushio, Phoenix or Panasonic, Epson has forged it's own path with its UHE lamp for Epson projectors. Epson calls their lamp the "Twin Optimized Reflection Lamp or E-TORL". To improve optical efficiency Epson engineers focused on tweaking the reflector of the traditional UHP (Philips), P-VIP (Osram), etc projection lamps. The first change was from the common parabolic reflector to an...

    Tips to Extend Your Projector Lamp’s Life

    Tips to Extend Your Projector Lamp’s Life

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    Over a year ago, we published a piece on 5 Tips to Prolong your LCD Projector Lamp's Effective Life. That article took a look at issues like using gloves or a cloth to replace a bulb, not moving the projector when the bulb is still hot, cleaning the air filters, and more. It's time to revisit ways to prolong the effective life of a projector lamp. While that article applied to both RPTV lamps and...

    Heat Kills Projector Lamps

    Heat Kills Projector Lamps

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    Projector overheating is the primary cause of premature LCD, DLP and LCOS projector lamp failure. The high wattage lamps that provide the lumen output for crisp images on the screen also generate a significant amount of heat. If this heat is not effectively removed from inside the projector, lamp life will be compromised. How to prevent heat build-up inside a projector. (1) Most important, confirm that the fan is operating properly whenever the lamp is...

    How to Extend Projector Lamp Life

    How to Extend Projector Lamp Life

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    Projector lamp life is affected by temperature, altitude, air pressure, humidity and physical impact. Here are some best practices to help extend lamp life: (1) Once the projector is turned on, wait at least five minutes before turning it off to allow the fan to cool the unit. (2) Do not move the projector until the lamp has gone through the five minute cooling period at the end of operation. (3) Make sure the air...

    UHP Lamps - A Philips Projector Lamp Technology

    UHP Lamps - A Philips Projector Lamp Technology

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    The UHP lamp (ultra high pressure lamp, usually mercury arc) refers to projector lamps with an internal pressure of over 3000 lbs per square inch. The acronym also stands for ultra high performance. Originally developed by Philips in 1995, it is a common light source for digital data / video front projectors and rear projection televisions because it has very high light output available for the small environments of micro display projectors. The main characteristics...

    How To Prolong Your LCD Projector Lamp's Effective Life

    How To Prolong Your LCD Projector Lamp's Effective Life

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    For many people, the coming of fall is a delight worth savoring for as long as it lasts. The kids are back to school, football is back on the TV and there is no better time to enjoy home theater than in the cool of day. But this is also the time you should check out your LCD/DLP projector lamps. A typical DLP/LCD lamp has an effective life of about 2,000 hours. At first glance,...

    Replacing an LCD or RPTV Projector Lamp

    Replacing an LCD or RPTV Projector Lamp

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    It's a warning sign that many consumers never expect to see on their screen: "Please Replace the LAMP." The LCD or RPTV projector lamp is reaching the end of its life, and it is time to replace it. As you reflect back on all those episodes of The Simpsons, Seinfeld re-runs, and Super Bowls dating back to the mid-1990s, you wonder how difficult it will be to replace. Thankfully, the tools necessary to start replacing...