For more than 15 years now, PMA Research has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. Its Tracking Service family of monthly reports offers timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, true volume-weighted street prices and inventories of front projectors for these channels.
Each month, PMA Research posts the Top 5 Projector Lists for the following product categories:
- Mainstream (1000 to 3999 lumens) Projectors – For the Mainstream category, the April results showed InFocus taking top honors with the number one selling IN114 and the number two best-selling IN112. Epson also had multiple models make the list, with the PowerLite 93+ and PowerLite X12 in the third and fifth spots, respectively. Hitachi’s CP-X2521WN rounded out the “Top 5” in the fourth spot. This “Top 5″ list is compiled from data collected from PMA’s monthly Distributor Projector Tracking Service sample, which is made up of North American distributors.
- High-End (4000+ lumens) Projectors – The April 2013 results showed Mitsubishi with three models making the list. The Mitsubishi XD700, Mitsubishi WL7200 and Mitsubishi WD720 came in number one, two and five, respectively. Rounding out the list were Panasonic with the PT-FX400 in third place and Epson with the PowerLite 1945W in the fourth spot. This “Top 5″ list is compiled from data collected from PMA’s monthly Pro AV Projector Tracking Service sample, which is made up of North American dealers and integrators.
- Pico and Personal (sub-1000 lumens) Projectors – For Pico and Personal projectors, the April results showed Optoma with two of the “Top 5” selling projectors, with the PK-320 in the second spot and the ML500 in the third spot. 3M took top honors with the best-selling MP410. Rounding out the “Top 5” were the Vivitek Qumi Q2 and the AAXA P3 Pico in the fourth and fifth spots, respectively. This “Top 5″ list is compiled from data collected from PMA’s monthly Retail Projector Tracking Service sample, which is made up of North American retailers and web resellers.
Resellers, distributors, manufacturers, and the press are invited to visit PMA’s site each month.
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