You can expect betweeen 2,000 to 3,000 hours of use from the Sanyo POA-LMP118 (service part no 610 337 176411) before it needs replacing. The life of your lamp depends on how often the filter is cleaned, proper maintenance and the frequency of use.
- Knock-off lamps don’t provide the same amount of hours and in fact can reduce the life of your entire projector by damaging the sensitive mechanisms in your projectors.
- Buying the POA-LMP118 from a verified source guarantees a lamp that has been manufactured with quality parts that makes the specifications on your Sanyo PDG-DSU20 series or PDG-DSU21/series projectors. Be sure to purchase an authentic version of Sanyo POA-LMP118.
- The red light on either your Sanyo PDG-DSU20/DSU20N/DSU20E/DSU20B or PDG-DSU21/PDG-DSU21N/DSU21E/DSU21B projectors is a warning that the Sanyo POA-LMP118 (service part no 610 337 176411) is nearing the end of its life.
- At the same time a warning message will appear on screen: “The lamp is approaching the end of its useful life. Replacement is suggested.