With an extensive selection of original replacement lamps for projectors, along with excellent customer service, Projector Lamp Centre helps you find exactly what you need.

Use our search function in the menu above or contact us for a quote.

What is the Difference Between a Lamp and a Bare Lamp?

Lamp or Lamp Module
The bulb plus the cage or housing is called a lamp module or lamp; most manufacturers product is supplied as a “lamp module” for quickness and ease of installation.

If you own a multimedia LCD or DLP projector, you will know that replacing the projector’s lamp is something that sooner or later you will need to do. Since projector lamps can be expensive, it is important that you have the most accurate and up to date information about projector and TV lamps before you buy. Contact us to discuss the best option for your projector.

Genuine original bulb

Empty housing

original Lamp with housing

Bare Lamp or Bulb
A bare lamp is a bulb. Bulbs are available for customers if you want to replace the bulb inside by yourself and reuse your existing lamp housing. The main benefit of this option is a considerable price reduction compared to a lamp module. Original projector bulbs come from manufacturers such as Philips, Osram, Ushio, Iwasaki, Phoenix, Panasonic or Matsushita. Your original lamp module will contain a projector bulb made by one of these manufacturers.

What is the Difference Between a Genuine Lamp (OEM),
Original Bulb Inside Lamp and Compatible Lamp?

What is a
“Genuine Lamp”

A genuine lamp consists of the original bulb and original housing. It is exactly the same projector lamp as the lamp inside of a brand new projector. The whole lamp is assembled and produced by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). There is only a few manufacturer can produce, such as Philips, Osram, Ushio, Phoenix, Iwasaki, Epson, Panasonic and Matsushita. These lamps are designed for optimum performance with their patented technology.

What is an
“Original Bulb Inside Lamp”

An original bulb inside lamp consists of the original bulb and generic housing. It uses original bulbs supplied directly from the major bulb manufacturers, such as Philips, Osram, Ushio, Phoenix, Iwasaki, Epson, Panasonic and Matsushita. Lamp quality and performance is claimed to be the same as the lamp module supplied by the projector manufacturer.

What is a
“Compatible Lamp”

A compatible lamp is a complete lamp module that is the least expensive option. They are guaranteed to work the same as the original lamp module. Our compatible bulb is the top quality in the market. They usually come in a plain white box. We offer 180 days warranty give our customers peace of mind.