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Topic # 111655 10-Nov-2012 12:11 Send private message

Anyone done the hard yards on buying a replacecment lamp?
so far NZ price $568.56

aus supplier price $280 NZD

Amazon us $92NZD

for one of you electrical folk although the voltage in the states is different would the bulb be the same?

PS I should say its for a PT AE700E Panasonic




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  Reply # 715326 10-Nov-2012 22:07 Send private message

look up the bulb specs, (but I doubt it runs @ 120 or 240v, so you should be fine) I love lamp




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  Reply # 715342 10-Nov-2012 23:42 Send private message

Are you comparing apples to apples?

For example is the NZ price for a complete Panasonic branded replacement unit and is the US price for a 3rd party bulb only that you need to put into the carrier? I'm not saying you shouldn't use a 3rd party bulb only solution, but be sure you know what you are expecting.

Incidentally, this interests me too, I am a few months away from wanting a new lamp for a Panasonic AE200 now...

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  Reply # 715437 11-Nov-2012 12:51 Send private message

to give you an example of what amazon has to offer going for a middle price
amazon lamp




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