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Posted by Thomas Dafnides (Member # 1851) on December 19, 2009, 11:31 PM:
I bought this awhile back assuming that it used the same bulb as my old lost Eumig P8 (they look identical except for few details).
To my shock I find that this uses a different bulb that cost $75. Is there any cheaper solution? Adaptor?
Posted by Michael Dixon (Member # 1836) on December 20, 2009, 06:04 AM:
Searching, Google for example, finds many vendors of projector lamps. EBay is a possible source. Please tell us which lamp you seek.
Posted by Christian Bjorgen (Member # 1780) on December 20, 2009, 06:22 AM:
I bought my lamps from Bart at www.bluecinetech.co.uk
They are pretty cheap
Posted by Bart Smith (Member # 780) on December 20, 2009, 08:38 AM:
You probably need an A1/186, also known as a BXT.
I don't have any, but there are some on ebay in the USA for as little as $10.
Posted by Thomas Dafnides (Member # 1851) on December 20, 2009, 11:24 AM:
The older Eumig P8 used the BXT, which is low cost. The Eumig P8m uses the Osram 588107 - A1/193. I found a source overseas for about $35 with shipping, but still alot more than the older BXT which I can find for $10. in USA. Both bulbs are 12v 100w. A1/193 is just a little larger.
Posted by Michael Dixon (Member # 1836) on December 20, 2009, 04:42 PM:
This source has the very highest prices. But also the best cross reference. Perhaps there is a good substitute lamp. So keeping him in business may be important.
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