Bulbs for projector lamps represent a specialty product, and the latest informational resource published by Dyifo explains the main types of modern projector lamps or bulbs. Dyifo has curated extensive online resources about industrial and specialty parts and equipment for a variety of business sectors. The newest resource page includes a video along with a report that explains the best applications for different projector lamps.
Modern technology has resulted in a host of different bulbs for projection equipment, including high-intensity discharge (HID) bulbs, ultra-high-pressure (UHP) lamps, and light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs. HID bulbs are one of the best options for projectors that need very bright and focused light. In the past, projectors of that caliber would have used halogen projector lamps. UHP lamps are another option for projectors that must project large images clearly across a wide space. Projectors that use either of these lamps can maintain good resolution in a large room even in the presence of ambient lighting.
LED bulbs have become a commonplace form of lighting in homes and businesses. They also have uses in some projectors. Unlike the more powerful lamps, LED projector bulbs do not produce excessive heat during operation. They also require very little electricity. However, they are only appropriate for small projectors. LED projector lamps cannot achieve the same brightness and clarity across big spaces that projectors fitted with HID or UHP lamps can.
Projector lamps typically come in a housing that protects the fragile internal bulb components. Lamp replacement involves removing the original housing and installing a new housing with a fresh bulb. However, some projector models require servicing by the manufacturer or specialty company when a lamp fails. Replacement bulbs are often available from projector manufacturers, but OEMs also make bulbs for many models.
The information gathered by Dyifo is meant to aid people who need to acquire or replace a projector lamp.