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Best Projectors for Watching New Spring Shows

With a new crop of spring shows upon us, it’s time to make sure your home theater is ready to go.  Get a projector and watch this new, binge-worthy content in style!

 

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Below is a selection of newer model projectors that can deliver with great results!

 

Netflix

 

Epson Home Cinema 1060 Projector

If you’re looking for a long-lasting projector that won’t break the bank, the Epson Home Cinema 1060 is a good option.  It features 3,100 lumens and a 10,000 hour lamp life with full HD resolution.  This model can read files from a USB device and has built-in Wi-Fi for easy streaming.

 

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BenQ HT1070A

This BenQ model has received high marks for its overall image quality, providing 15,000 to 1 contrast for less than $700.  It can project a 60 inch image from a distance of seven feet, and features wall color compensation technology, meaning you can project your image virtually anywhere.

 

Benq HT1070A

Viewsonic PJD7828HDL

Similar to the BenQ HT1070A, this Viewsonic model offers great value for small rooms.  Another entry in the sub-$700 category, this projector provides short-throw projection at full 1080p resolution.  It also boasts a 3200 lumens rating and a lamp life of around 4000 hours.

 

ViewSonic PJD7828HDL

 

Optoma UHD60

Though the sticker price is not for the faint of heart, the Optoma UHD60 packs a visual punch with its rich, saturated color and impressive 1,000,000:1 contrast.  This is a 4K projector, ready for all types of Netflix and Amazon content streaming at that resolution.  Other standout features include the lowest audible noise rating and highest lumen rating (3000) among projectors of its kind.

 

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JVC DLA-RS520

If you wish to view new shows in style, look no further than the JVC DLA-RS520 projector.  This model has won high marks for color accuracy and saturation, high contrast and black levels.  It features 4K Precision e-shift, which will allow you to project images with 4K resolution from an HD source.

 

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Your new projector runs on a long-lasting lamp to provide hours of entertainment during the new Spring season.  At MyProjectorLamps.com, we sell inexpensive replacements for all of the biggest brand names around. We offer the largest market in North America and have an unbeatable selection of high-quality replacement lamps at low, affordable prices. Shop with us today and save!

Is My Projector Lamp Original?

There are many different options when shopping online for a projector lamp. Did you know there are fake and copycat lamps? MyProjectorLamps ONLY sells original replacement projector lamps. Watch this video to become informed with the available choices on the market and make sure you purchase the proper original lamp for your projector. For all your projector lamp needs, be sure to visit www.myprojectorlamps.com for the BEST prices found online.

 

TRANSCRIPT:

Hello There! Thank you for tuning in for another MyProjectorLamps video.

Today, I am going be looking at the differences between an aftermarket lamp and an original lamp. Don’t be fooled, these two products might look identical, but they are far from it!

I can’t tell you how many phone calls I get from angry consumers who have been burnt by aftermarket products.

It’s always the same story. “I bought my lamp from Amazon”. “It didn’t work”. “My lamp exploded!”

So why did the customer buy from them in the first place? It has to do with price. Lamps on Amazon can be found at Rock Bottom prices. But these lamps are low quality aftermarket goods.

So what is an aftermarket product? A counterfeit/aftermarket lamp will contain no manufacturer branded parts.

Third parties will collect spare parts from various sources and assemble the product in a factory with very low quality controls.

Here are some “fun” facts about aftermarket lamps:

1. The brightness sucks! The lamp brightness is only 60-70% as bright as the original.
2. The life or hours on the lamp will never reach what its original counterpart will obtain
3. Lastly, a third party lamp could over heat inside your projector and explode!

So clearly, there are risks. Let me give you the best kept secret in the industry to avoid these risks…… ASK!

That’s it. That’s all. Pick up the phone and call the company you are dealing with. Ask them to confirm what they are selling to you. Make sure you speak to a human being, and get them to verify the lamp on the inside is original.

There are four major manufacturers of lamps in the marketplace: Philips, Osram, Ushio, Phoenix

(image of original lamps appears)

All products from MyProjectorLamps will have these original bulbs on the inside of the housing. You can verify this by seeing this label on all of our lamp pages.

(image of original lamp decal appears)

We will never sell you used parts. The lamp on the inside will always be original. This means your lamp will have the exact same lumens and lamp life hours as the lamp that came with your projector. Win-win!

All of our staff are highly trained in identifying aftermarket products.

Call us today. We’ll help you out and we’ll do it with a smile.

How to Install a Projector Lamp

Installing a projector lamp is very easy. Watch this video to learn how simple it truly can be to install your projector lamp without the help of a technician. Changing the projector lamp by yourself will save money, time, and extend the life of your projector.  For all your projector lamp needs, be sure to visit www.myprojectorlamps.com for the BEST prices found online.

 

TRANSCRIPT:

My name is Manny and I am a technician at MyProjectorLamps.com

Today I am going to show YOU How to Install and Change a Projector Lamp.

The only tool you will need is a Phillips Head Screw driver. You do not require any special gloves or electrical tools.

Are you ready? I am! Let’s get started!

Make sure the projector is powered down and unplugged from electricity. For safety, be sure to wait at least 20-30 minutes to give the projector time to cool down. Those buggers get hot – we don’t want anyone burning themselves. Do you know where the lamp is in your projector? It’s easy!  Simply look for the panel, often found on the bottom or top of the projector.

First you want to remove this screw. The lamp is going to be held in place with two anchoring screws.  You’re going to have to loosen those too, to remove the lamp.

The lamp might be snug as a bug in the projector. Good thing I brought some muscle with me to get the job done. Don’t be scared to use some bicep power to pull the lamp out.

Look inside the projector. There might be dust. If you see dust, you can do one of two things:

  1. Use compressed air 
  1. Use a cloth to remove the dust

(uses cloth to wipe face, and also inside the projector)

Inspect the new lamp and ensure there is no damage. Don’t be afraid to hold and touch the lamp on the housing or plastics parts. Do not touch the glass surface.

(camera zooms in on lamp only, showing Manny’s fingers on the outside of the module)

The new lamp will “plug in-to” the projector.  Line up the plugs and the grooves.

Push the lamp into the projector until you hear this noise. This noise. This noise.

Still got your screw driver handy? Use it to tighten the anchoring screws. Here’s a tip! Don’t tighten the screws too tightly as this could break or damage the housing.

Get the panel and screw the lid shut. You must do this before turning on the projector. Some projectors will not turn on until the panel of the projector is closed shut.

Have any of that compressed air left? Take one last chance to wipe away any dust collected on the surface of the projector.

(sprays the compressed air over the surface of the projector)

And Voila! You’re finished!!

For more tips, videos, and the best prices of projector lamps online, be sure to visit MyProjectorLamps.com for all of your lamp needs.

Thank you for watching!