I would like to forewarn anyone searching for a replacement bulb from ADAM99 . I received my bulb in a timely manner in October 2010, it just recently went out Jan 2011. I have sent this company 4 emails to date to obtain a return authorization as they offer a 4 month warranty. Not a PEEP from them! I would recommend that anyone who seeks a replacement bulb, shop from another seller! I have no patience for fly by night operations! They should be banned from Amazon for life! This review is not based on the p..
I am sooo happy I didn't pay $400 to have a technician come out and replace the lamp in our Sony flat screen. This was so super easy to replace that I couldn't believe it!!! The directions are not included with the lamp, but they were in my owner's manual. I started to laugh when I took the front tv panels off. I paid the best price around(it's $200 most places), the shipping was fast, and most importantly, the lamp was in perfect condition when it arrived. Never buy a lamp warranty policy on a new tv!..
Simply, this seller is a deceptive liar. This is not a Sony product. It has a Sony price, and the description says it is Sony, but it is a generic POS that can be found for under $90 (shipped) anywhere. The bulb is a Osram, but Sony uses Philips bulbs. This Osram bulb is rated at 4,000 hrs and the Philips bulb is rated at 8,000 hrs. The last time I purchased a lamp for my TV I got a cheapo with the Osram bulb for $80 shipped. It was not as bright as the original Sony lamp and the colors were washed out, and..