Changing the lamp on your Barco digital cinema projector (DP90, DP100 & DP3000)

Changing the lamp on your Barco digital cinema projector (DP90, DP100 & DP3000)


Lamp change on a DP-3000 Warnings and precautions press pause and read carefully The following tools are required to perform the lamp change: A flat head screwdriver a 5 mm torque wrench a 17 mm open ended wrench a 17 mm torque wrench and a 2.5 mm Allen key Turn off the main electrical breaker to the projector Open the door covering the lamp house compartment Loosen all 2 spring loaded captive bolts that lock the Lamphouse to the projector Hold the lamphouse by top and bottom handles at the rear of the Lamphouse and pull the Lamphouse out of the projector caution: the Lamphouse is fairly heavy Place the Lamphouse on a stable surface Use a 5 mm torque wrench or Allen key to remove the Cathode bolt that is located at the rear of the Lamphouse. Ensure that all protective gear is currently being worn. This includes the lint free protective gloves, the face shield and welder’s jacket. Remove the side cover of the Lamphouse by loosening the retaining thumbscrews and lifting the cover off of the Lamphouse Next, disconnect the anode cable from the anode connector on the lamphouse. Now reach into the projector and support the anode of the lamp by holding the metal anode part of the lamp. This ensures that the lamp does not fall out when the UV blocker mounting plate is removed Remove the UV blocker mounting plate by loosening the 4 retaining thumbscrews. Now pull the UV Blocker mounting plate away from the Lamphouse. Next, pull the lamp out of the Lamphouse while ensuring that the lamp comes out straight and does not hit any part of the Lamphouse. Place the lamp into a protective lamp container or, like in this situation, in a lamp cloth and secure it. Remove the cathode adapter off of the lamp by loosening the locking screw with a 2.5 mm Allen key and then twisting the adapter counter clockwise until the adapter comes off. Replace the old lamp with the new Xenon lamp. While the new lamp is still in the protective cover; attach the cathode lamp adapter to the lamp by tightening the adapter clockwise until tension is felt. Once tension is felt, use a 2.5 mm Allen key to tighten the locking screw on the adapter. tighten to the torque specifications as listed in the manual Remove the retaining straps from the protective cloth. Insert the lamp into the Lamphouse by lining up the lamp with the hole that the lamp came out of. Ensure that the anode cable is facing up Reach through the side opening of the Lamphouse and support the front of the lamp with your hand while the next step is performed remount the UV blocker mounting plate with anode support on to the Lamphouse. Once the UV blocker mounting plate is on; tighten the four retaining locking thumbscrews to secure it keep finger prints off of the UV blocker during this process Now, reconnect the cathode cable to the Anode connector. Make sure that connector nut is tightened to the torque specifications in the manual Next, double check that the Cathode connector in front of the lamphouse is also tightened according to the torque specifications in the manual. This is very important as it may have come loose over time. Now, remove the protective cloth from the lamp. Place the side cover back on to the Lamphouse and tighten the two retaining locking thumbscrews to secure the side panel. Insert the Cathode bolt back into the rear of the Lamphouse with a 5 mm torque wrench and tighten to the proper torque specifications. Hold the Lamphouse by the rear handles and insert into the projector. Ensure the Lamphouse is properly seated Tighten all 2 spring loaded captive bolts that lock the Lamphouse to the projector. Close the lamp house compartment door. Reset the lamp type and lamp hours in the communicator software. see the communicator manual for more details

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  1. Okey, he cheats .. using a 17mm socket and then open wrench to release the positive cable..I use two, 17mm wrenches…

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