Projector Lamps, otherwise known as the a projector bulb, is a replaceable part of the projector that needs to be maintained according to the lamp life of the projector, which averages between 1,000 and 2,000 hours. It is easy to calculate the cost of projector lamp replacements by determining how long it will take to reach X amount of hours of lamp life. Depending on whether you’re using a hi-watt bulb or low-watt bulb, projector lamps range upwards of $300. You get more life based on how much power your lamp is using. Projector lamps become quite an expense over time.

It needs to be kept in a dry, cool, dust free environment to maximize lamp life and minimize operating cost. A common trick is to leave your well-circulated fan on after use until the projector is cool. Do not obstruct airflow or you can burn out your lamp, or even worse. Lamp brightness is essential to picture quality, so it is extremely important to maintain your bulbs and refer to your projector guide to determine the lamp life expectancy.

Lamp technologies such as Metal Halide Lamps, were invented from studying the electrical discharge of a lightning bolt, and continue advance for the specific requirements of the projector. High Intensity refers to the magnification of electrical discharge.

As a lamp nears its end, dimming may occur. There two common projector lamp types: Metal Halide Lamp, and the Halogen Bulb, each with their positive and negative qualities. The Metal Halide Lamp is superior and used for medium to high-end projectors.

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