Changing the lamp on your Barco digital cinema projector (DP1200, DP1500 & DP2000)


Lamp change on a DP-2000 Warning and precautions press pause and read carefully The following tools are required to perform the lamp change A flat head screwdriver a 4 mm torque wrench a 17 mm open ended wrench a17 mm torque wrench and a 3 mm Allen key. Turn off the main electrical breaker to the projector Remove the projector cover to the lamp house compartment Loosen all 3 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 the welder’s jacket Remove the side cover of the Lamphouse by loosening the retaining thumbscrews and lifting the cover off of the Lamphouse Reach into the lamphouse 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 4 retaining thumbscrews on the front of the cover Slide the white anode socket up and out of its holder by pulling it straight up 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 anode cable from the anode socket by using both 17 mm wrenches to loosen the locking nuts on the anode terminal. Remove the cathode adapter off of the lamp by loosening the locking screw with a 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 5mm Allen key to tighten the locking screw on the adapter. tighten to the torque specifications as listed in the manual Attach the anode cable of the lamp to the anode socket and tighten the locking nuts on the anode terminal to the torque specifications as listed in the manual, by using both 17mm wrenches 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 down Slide the white anode socket down into its holder by pushing it straight down into the first metal opening ensure that you place the adaptor into the opening of the front plate While supporting the front of the lamp, 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 Next, double check that the Cathode connector in front of the lamphouse is tightened to the torque specifications in the manual This is very important as it may have come loose over time 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 3 spring loaded captive bolts that lock the Lamphouse to the projector. Install the projector cover to the lamp house compartment. Reset the lamp type and lamp hours in the communicator software. see the communicator manual for more details.

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