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How to replace the lamp in the projection television.

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NOTE: Replacement lamps for the projection television may be available from Sony® Parts and Accessories Sales. Go to Parts and Accessories.  

  1. Turn off the television.

    IMPORTANT: After turning off the television, allow the television to remain plugged into the AC outlet until the internal cooling fans have stopped running.

  2. After the internal cooling fans have stopped running, unplug the television power cord from the AC outlet.

    WARNING: There is a risk of personal injury.The surface of the lamp remains extremely hot. Allow at least 30 minutes for the lamp to completely cool before proceeding.

  3. Remove the front panel from the television.


  4. Remove the screw from the lamp cover using a screwdriver or small coin.


  5. Remove the lamp cover.
  6. Loosen the two screws that secure the lamp using the hexadecimal (hex) key supplied with the new lamp.


  7. Remove the lamp.
  8. Insert the new lamp.

    NOTE: Do not touch the front glass of a new lamp or the glass of the lamp receptacle. This may reduce picture quality or lamp life.

  9. Tighten the screws to secure the new lamp.
  10. Mount the lamp cover, ensuring that the screw is securely in place.

    IMPORTANT: Ensure the lamp cover is mounted properly, otherwise the STAND BY indicator will flash three times and the television will not power when turned on.

  11. Attach the front panel of the television.