The Wolff Systems, a German company, manufactures tanning beds that can be used both for residential and commercial purposes. This is called the Sunquest tanning beds which feature both traditional beds and canopy-only designs. For you to keep the tanning bed work effectively, you should change the tanning bulbs regularly. These bulbs can last up to 800 until 1,000 hours. Although they may continue to light after the said time, they begin to lose their effectiveness which makes you spend more time in the tanning bed to maintain your tan. It is necessary to know how to change the bulbs so as to save time and money especially if you are a regular user of tanner or you use the tanning bed for a small business. Here are tips to help you replace Sunquest tanning bed bulbs.
Step#1: Prepare the things you will need
Have the materials you need ready. You will need items such as the replacement bulbs as well as a Phillips head screwdriver.
Step #2: Know the type of bulb your tanning bed has
First you have to check your tanning bed for you to know the type of bulb you need to buy. You must purchase the same kind of bulb especially if your tanning bed is under warranty. Using different bulbs can void your warranty or might ruin your bed or might cause injury if the bulb is not compatible with the machine.
Step #3: Remove the acrylic shields
First open the canopy of the Sunquest tanning bed. Hold the middle edge of the profile which runs along the outside edge of the bed canopy securing the acrylic shield. Raise it upward to let the profile open as it releases the upper acrylic shield. Using both hands, grip the upper acrylic shield while sliding it out.
Step #4: Replace the bulbs
Hold the middle edge of the profile which runs along the outside edge of the bottom of the tanning bed securing the acrylic shield. Pry it downward to let the profile open as it releases the lower acrylic shield. Using both hands, grip the lower acrylic shield while carefully sliding it out. You can now replace the bulb and after you are done with it, replace the acrylic shield following the above procedures in a reverse order.
Step #5: Remove the cap
Using the Philips screw, remove the end-cap by unscrewing the four screws that are located along the top of the ridge. Then slide out the metal grill from inside of the bed.
Step #6: Remove and replace the bulb
While holding the bulb at the center, rotate it into a quarter turn then slide it out. You can now insert the pins on the end of the replacement bulb into the slots at the top of the bulb holder then turn it to a quarter turn. Next, you should push the bulb gently the rest of the way. Lastly, place the end-cap back onto the bed and tighten the screws with the Philips screw until you are sure that the end is secured.
These are some of the steps you should basically include in your list when you want to learn how to replace Sunquest tanning bed bulbs. It would be good if you also have the device’s manual on hand during the process.