Not sure I want a projector anymore..

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Seb1, May 25, 2004.

  1. Seb1

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    Sent my AE200 to Panasonic for repair a week ago and got it back today. Cannot fault Panasonic's customer service.

    Anyway they replaced the lamp and something called the B/Q Module (Don't know what that is). The total cost including labour came up to £469.46!! :suicide: (I bought it brand new for £680)

    Fortunately my projector is still under warrenty so it didn't cost me anything, but what if the bulb goes again when my warrenty has run out.. :rolleyes: My bulb only had 270hrs on it and it went. I am seriously thinking about moving away from projectors as I am not sure they are worth the hassle..
     
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    The trick is to buy the right one.
    I bought my Tosh MT1 must be 3-4 years ago now, still looks stunning run through an HTPC , no problems whats so ever.
    Its reliability is great, some makes are more flakey than others, the early pannys had lots of issues
     
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    Just remember to get a no obligation quote if it happens again (and out of warranty) and you'll probably find it cheaper to buy a new projector!!!!

    Our Toshiba MT3 is still going strong 2/3 years in :D
     
  4. Seb1

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    Whats a 'No Obligation Quote'?
     
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    He means get a quote for repair if it's out of warranty without actually agreeing to have it repaired.

    It would be better to replace rather than spend £4/5/600 etc...

    :smoke:
     
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    Yeah what Kramer said!!!

    (cheers Kramer, bit busy at mo with this TX100 getting rave reviews everywhere - maybe it's time for a Kramer Review :) )
     

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