PMA Shows September Pico Projector Sales Led by Optoma; NEC Still Dominates All Else
Each month, Pacific Media Associates posts the Top 5 Projector Lists for the following product categories:
New Era / Pico and Personal (sub-1000 lumens) Projectors — The September results showed Optoma, Acer and AAXA holding their ground. In fact, the September rankings were an exact repeat of the August findings, with Optoma taking the number one, three and five top-selling projectors spots, by unit volume, with the Optoma PK-320, Optoma ML500 and PK-20, respectively. The Acer K11 took the number two spot again, and the AAXA M2 Micro rounded out the September Top 5 in the fourth position. 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.
Mainstream (1000 to 3999 lumens) Projectors — Three manufacturers also vied for the Top 5 selling projector spots in September, with InFocus, NEC and Epson battling it out. InFocus took the top two spots with the IN112 and the IN114, while NEC took the number three and five spots with the NP-V260X and the NP-V260, respectively. Epson completed the list with the PowerLite93+ filling 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 September 2012 results also showed that three of the Top 5 selling high-end models, by unit volume, to be repeat winners. The numbers one through three spots in September were filled by the NEC NP-PA550W-13ZL, the Epson PowerLite 1945W and the Mitsubishi WD620, respectively. New to the high-end list were the Optoma TH1060P and the Panasonic PT-DZ570 in the number four and five spots. This Top 5 list is compiled from data collected from PMA’s monthly Pro A/V Projector Tracking Service sample, which is made up of North American dealers and integrators.