How do I reset my BenQ projector lamp?

How to Reset the Lamp Time on BenQ Projectors

  1. Turn on the projector after replacing the lamp.
  2. Hold down the “Exit” button for approximately three seconds until the lamp hours appear on the screen.
  3. Press the “Menu” button to access the reset option.

How do I check my BenQ projector lamp life?

Current projectors have an item in the menu called “Information” which includes lamp hours. If your projector is an older model, you can press and hold the Power ON/OFF button on the projector for approx. 20 seconds and the lamp hours will be displayed on the screen for a brief period of time.

Why is my BenQ projector not working?

Unplug all cables from your projector. Press the On / Off button for 10 seconds. Wait 1 hour. Reconnect the projector power cable.

How long do BenQ projector lamps last?

The typical life expectancy of a lamp is approximately 1500~2000 hours, depending on the usage. After 2000 hours, the efficiency of the light bulbs can and may decline to 70%.

How do I reset my BenQ projector to factory settings?

1. Press the menu button on the projector or the remote control and then navigate to the Advanced Settings. 2. Select to restore factory default settings.

How do you reset a projector lamp?

Resetting the Lamp Timer

  1. Turn on the projector.
  2. Press the Menu button.
  3. Select the Reset menu and press Enter.
  4. Select Reset Lamp Hours and press Enter. You see a prompt asking if you want to reset the lamp hours.
  5. Select Yes and press Enter.
  6. Press Menu or Esc to exit the menus.

How do I know if my projector lamp is bad?

Turn the projector on and observe the image. If it’s flickering or wavering, this is a sign the lamp is dying. If the projector powers on successfully but no image displays, this usually means that the lamp has completely stopped functioning.

When should I replace my projector lamp?

Most projector lamps last between 1,500 and 2,000 hours, but some can last up to 5,000 hours. Most projectors will need one to two bulb swaps during this time. Unlike other bulbs that go out once expended, the high-pressure mercury and xenon used in projector lamps cause bulbs to dim over time.

How do you power cycle a BenQ projector?

Manual Reset

  1. Turn on the projector after securing the lamp cover.
  2. Press “Menu,” then press the arrow navigation buttons to adjust the lamp hours on the display.
  3. Press “Exit” to save the new lamp hour setting and start the timer over for the new bulb.
  4. Turn on the projector after replacing the bulb.