Monday, 11 April 2011

What Projector Brands are best for long term reliability?

The team at Projector Lamp Experts has been in the Audio Visual business for years. In that time we have got a really good feel for the brands that make stuff to last and those that don't. This blog post should be of particular interest to any school or educational facility looking at buying new projectors as reading it will help ensure your projectors become assets not liabilities.

The Good, the bad and the Ugly

Lets start with the good. To give a basic definition of what good is. Good is when we sell a lamp and our customer installs the lamp without any issues or complaints. The projectors then continues to perform flawlessly for years to come. Here are the brands that provide this sort of product experience....in no particular order.

The Good 
Epson
Hitachi
NEC
Sanyo

The "ok" brands
Panasonic
Sony
Toshiba
Mitsubishi  

and lastly the not so good. 
Viewsonic
BenQ
Acer
HP
inFocus
Optoma
Dell 

Take what you will from this list but at the end of the day, if you value quality then buy an Epson, NEC, Sanyo or Hitachi Projectors. They maybe slightly more expensive than the BenQs, Acers and Viewsonics but trust us, you always get what you pay for.