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Another option to look at is to purchase a refurbished projector. A refurbished projector is simply a new DLP or LCD projector that had to be rebuilt by the manufacturer. It has a brand new projector lamp and parts, and in most cases refurbished projectors ship with a solid warranty. One way to look at it, is that DLP or LCD projectors that are refurbished have been quality-control checked by the manufacturer to make sure they are in top working condition.