Hi I have a Panasonic data projector have had it for about 4 years with reasonable use. I am now getting a green tinge coming from the bottom of the projection which is gradually spreading. Having never bought a bulb before I was wondering if this is a symptom of the bulb on the way out? There is a light that should come on when the bulb is needing replaced and as yet this has not came on. Thought I would check to see if anybody has this experience. I don't want to buy a bulb if it is something else.
Hi Guys Thanks for all the responses. Tried the White balance thing which made no difference. I phoned the place we got it and the engineer reckoned that it was a problem withe imager, which to be honest to replace would be more expensive than a new projector.
Can you give me recommendations for a new machine based on your experiences out there. Would like to go for something 3000 lumens or above with a max budget of £1000.
I need two RGB inputs one for computer and one for laptop just standard VGA. Also need a remote which operates a shutter. We use it in a church and have been happy with the Panasonic but to be honest expected it to last longer than the 6 years we have had it. Never even got to change the bulb.
Have seen a few on the web but prefer recommendations if any one has any.
I have been using an Epson TW20 for nearly 2 years at home. Ceiling mounted, it gives a whopping great image and is clear and sharp enough to project from either the DVD & Freeview (for movies and general TV...was great watching the F1 finale at the weekend with lifesize in-cockpit shots!) or from the laptop. Two years ago it cost me only about £500 so it'll either have come way down, or it's been replaced by something better! Good luck finding the new one.
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