Saturday, June 18, 2016

Marantz DLP projector - Marantz VP-15S1 – How to replace the lamp – How to reset the lamp hour – Lamp number - LU-12VPS3 – LED blinking and cause – Projector repair and service

Marantz VP-15S1

Lamp Hour Reset
The lamp has a lamp life of 2000 hours. The projector is designed to shut OFF power if the lamp is used beyond this 2000 hours lamp life. In such case, replace the lamp and reset the lamp life counter as follows.
1. After the message “Lamp Life 0 Hours” appears, power to the projector shuts OFF. Promptly replace the lamp with a new one.
2. Once the lamp has been replaced, press the ON button on the remote control or the POWER button on the projector.
The message appears on the screen for 120 seconds.
3. Select “Yes”, using the LEFT / RIGHT buttons.
4. Press the ENTER button. The lamp life indicator is now initialized.
How to replace the Lamp Unit
Lamp Unit Part number: LU-12VPS3
PREPARATION:
When replacing the lamp, turn off the power for the projector. After the cooling fan stops, disconnect the power cord and wait for one hour until the lamp is cooled down completely, then replace the lamp.
1. Press the STANDBY button on the remote controller or the POWER button on the projector to turn the projector off,
2. After the cooling fan stops, Unplug the AC power cord.
3. Wait at the least one hour for the lamp and lamp unit to cool down.
4. Read the caution and warning labels on the unit.
5. Remove the lamp cover screw.
6. Remove the lamp cover in the direction of the arrow.
7. Open the cover sheet and remove the two screws (slotted head screwdriver required) that lock down the lamp unit. Do not remove any other screws.
8. Holding the handle and pull the lamp unit out toward your side.
9. Install a new lamp unit in position securely.
10. Lock the lamp unit in place with the two screws removed in step 7. Press on the handle until it folds over and close the cover sheet.
11. Install the lamp cover back in its original position and fasten with the fastening screw.
12. Plug in the video projector and turn on the power and project the image.
LED BLINKING AND CAUSES
Error mode

WARNING
/LAMP Indicator
ON Indicator

STANDBY indicator

Possible Cause

Recommendation

Lamp cover

ON

OFF

Flashing

The lamp cover is not
closed properly.
Close the cover correctly.

Lamp

ON

OFF

ON

The lamp has failed, or
the lamp is completely worn out.
Replace the lamp and
reset lamp life.
Temperature

Flashing

OFF

OFF

Projector internal temperature is higher than the allowed level.
Check if anything is
blocking the exhaust vent.


Fan

Flashing

OFF

Flashing

Trouble has occurred
with the fan.
Other

Flashing


OFF

OFF

Internal program error

Shut power OFF and
ON again.