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rear projection question

Discussion in 'General TV Discussions Forum' started by gb155, Apr 9, 2005.

  1. gb155

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    Hi Guys

    The lamp on my sanyo lcd projector has just gone and its about £400 for a new lamp.

    So i am looking at getting a rear projection tv but do they have the same lamp life issues as lcd projectors (mine lasted 1900hrs), I ask this as it will be on for about 19 hours a day everyday and if they dohave the same life time then i will need to look for something else.

    Thanks
     
  2. indie24

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    dlp tvs have around 7000 to 10000 hrs depending on make and model
     
  3. gb155

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    thanks im looking at the Toshiba 42PW33P, cant fine anything about lamp life though?
     
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    thats is a standar rear projection not a dlp, i think these have a lamp life around 3-4000 hrs, whats your budget?
     
  5. gb155

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    ahhh right, sorry, its around £700 but could stretch maybe
     
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    o right, this forum is for dlp projection units which are different to rear projection tv as these are high definition capable. you might get a better response for help from the tv thread. dlps start from around £900 i think for the lg model
     
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    Sorry
     
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    You've got nothing to be sorry about prices of DLP sets have been steadily dropping over the last 6 months .
    As more set's get sold economies of scale kicks in & they'll get cheaper.
     

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