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replacement bulb question on all pj's

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by MAD ANDY, Dec 11, 2003.

  1. MAD ANDY

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    why do they cost so much?

    my Sanyo PLC-XW15 for instance, replacement bulb for £300 :eek:

    is that the only option?

    or is there literally no way of going to some sort of lighting specialist, giving him the lamp assembly and getting a high power bulb back for far far less?????
     
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    I suspect the answer to 'why' is the same as why car parts cost so much, and why replacement batteries for laptops, phones etc (those that aren't 'standard' sizes) do. It's because 'they've got you by the short and curlys'.

    A new lamp for my VW10 is going to cost in the region of GBP450.
     
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    Andy,
    This topic was covered recently. Do a search and you'll find some answers.

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  4. MAD ANDY

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    chris, where abouts? also where in Cheshire are you same as me :D
     
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    Andy, do a search on a thread titled Replacement lamp prices by Posh Bloke. It was posted in late October.

    I'm in Middlewich.

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    will do cheers, im just down the road in Northwich :D

    I know lampz.co.uk are only over in Macclesfield too which is handy, but still want £300 for a lamp :eek:
     
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    I know Mike at Lampz quite well. He's a good guy and has had some very positive feedback in this forum from others who have bought lamps.

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    yep very nice guy, had a good chat with him on the phone a while back about the pj and offered a discount for purchasing 3 bulbs :D just never realised they were as expensive as they are before I bought the pj DOH!
     

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