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Everything You Need To Know About Replacement Projector And TV Lamps

If you own a multimedia LCD or DLP projector, you will know that replacing the projector’s lamp is something that sooner or later you will need to do. The average projector lamp’s bulb lasts for around 2,000 hours, so most projector users will need to replace their lamp on average at least twice over the life of the projector. Since projector lamps can be expensive, it is important that you have the most accurate and up to date information about projector and TV lamps before you buy.

USA Lamp Specialists

This section of the Projector Lamp Experts USA website has been developed by projector specialists and technicians that have been working with projector lamps ever since multimedia projectors became available as a display technology over 20 years ago. Since then, Projector Lamp Experts and its group of companies has sold hundreds of thousands of projector lamps to people all over the United States, so it is not surprising that we have encountered many questions from customers, whether they be people buying a projector lamp for use in their home theatre system, or large companies and institutions replacing hundreds of projector lamps every year.

Useful Lamp Advice Sections

The links below and on the left will take you to areas of the Projector Lamp Experts USA site where you can browse through information and articles on a variety of projector lamp-related subjects. For example, you may be wondering about how a projector lamp is constructed, or the things you should watch out for when buying lamps online in the United States. You may have heard about refurbished projector bulbs and want more information on the advantages or disadvantages of doing this – or you might just want to brush up on a couple of projector lamp “buzz words”. Our projector and TV lamp glossary section is great as a quick reference guide.

Underneath each of the blue links below you can find a brief summary of the subjects covered by our projector lamp technicians. Remember, if you cannot find the lamp and bulb information you are looking for, Projector Lamp Experts USA has a toll-free number you can call for advice: 1-866-426-5773.

Buying Projector Lamps on the Web – What You Need to Know

Projector Lamp Experts USA has been a supplier of replacement projector and TV lamps to Americans for all manufacturers for over 20 years. Recently, online shopping has allowed people to search for projector lamps and compare lamp prices across a variety of US stores, but it is important to know exactly what you are comparing. We have written this section to help you make decisions on things like bare bulbs, original and compatible (copy) lamps and suspicious projector lamp labeling.

How a Replacement Projector Lamp is Made

Ever wondered about the components that go into making a replacement projector lamp? Confused about the difference between a bulb, a burner and a module? The lamp is manufactured to fit your projector exactly, and this article has labeled diagrams to explain how each part of the lamp fits together.

Who Makes Projector and TV Lamps?

As you will have learnt from the section above on how a replacement lamp is made, it is the bulb inside the projector lamp which produces the light that allows your projector to display an image. There are only a few manufacturers worldwide that produce these bulbs, including the main two: Philips and Osram. This short article will give you some background on each one.

The History of Projector Bulbs

Have you ever wondered how projector lamps were invented, or about the technology behind how a projector or TV lamp works? This information section has been produced by our specialist lamp technicians who have been working with projector lamps for over two decades.

What Are Compatible Projector Bulbs?

One of the main areas of confusion when buying a projector lamp in the United States is over the authenticity of the lamp, and how you are able to tell whether the lamp is genuine or not. With the changes in the projector and TV lamp market over the last few years, there are now a number of different options available to you when it is time to replace your DLP television or multimedia projector lamp. You can now choose between a projector lamp made by the original manufacturer, or a cost effective Alternative lamp. This article will help you to differentiate between the two options, and avoid copy or compatible lamps.

The Dangers of Refurbishing a Projector Lamp Bulb

You may have heard about projector lamp or bulb refurbishment. Although on the surface this can appear a cheap way to replace your projector’s lamp, you should be aware of the dangers of doing this. Projector Lamp Experts USA strongly advises against projector or TV lamp refurbishment due to the risks to hardware and personal safety. This section will tell you more.

Tips On How To Install Your Projector Lamp

Projector and TV lamps are generally quite easy to install into your equipment, but in case you would like some more information about how to replace your projector’s lamp, our lamp technicians have put together this guide for many of the more well-known projector manufacturers.

How to Increase Your Projector’s Lamp Life

The question “How do I make my lamp last longer?” is one which we get asked often, so we decided to put together some of the best tips and actions you can take to make sure you get the most out of your projector lamp. Since lamps can be expensive, this is a great section to read to make sure you are doing all that you can to maximize lamp life.

A Useful Glossary Of Projector Lamp Terms

For a handy reference guide on all things related to projector lamps, check out our projector lamps glossary for key words and phrases.

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