Pacific Media Associates Finds WXGA-resolution NEC NP-PA550W and NEC NP-PA550W-13ZL to be Top-Selling High-End Projectors in November

Menlo Park, California, USA – December 27, 2011. Pacific Media Associates (PMA), the worldwide market information experts on front projectors, has added a very useful “Top Selling Projectors” area of their enhanced website.

For more than a dozen years, Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. Their 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, Pacific Media Associates posts the Top 5 selling Projectors in each of the following categories:

New Era / Pico and Personal (sub-500 lumens) Projectors – 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. The November results showed the top 5 selling projectors, by unit volume, were the Vivitek Qumi Q2, followed by the Optoma PK-301 and Optoma PK-201, the Acer K11 and the Optoma PT100. In addition, overall sales of New Era projectors saw big gains in November over the previous month.

Mainstream (500 to 4999 lumens) Projectors – This “Top 5 list is compiled from data collected from PMA’s monthly Distributor Projector Tracking Service sample, which is made up of United States distributors. The November results show that the top 5 selling projectors, by unit volume, were the NEC NP-V260X, the ViewSonic PJD5123, the InFocus IN114, the NEC NP-V260X and InFocus IN112. With two models in the “Top 5” listings this month, NEC moved up to the top brand share position.

High-End (5000+ lumens) Projectors – 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. The November results show that the top 5 selling projectors, by unit volume, were the NEC NP-PA550W and NEC NP PA550W-13ZL, the Christie LWU505, the NEC NP-PA600X-13ZL and the Christie DHD800. WXGA projectors remained the leader in high-end projector sales, no doubt helped by NEC’s top-two selling models in the 5000+ lumen segment.

You can visit PMA’s site each month at www.pacificmediaassociates.com to learn the Top Selling 5 projectors for these categories.

About Pacific Media Associates

Pacific Media specializes in worldwide front projector market information, including New Era (sub-500 lumens), Mainstream (500 4999 lumens), and High-End (5000+ lumens) categories. Their Industry Service family of publications provides detailed worldwide quarterly updates (sell-in data and forecasts) on front projector markets, newsletters on new products and other key industry developments, and biennial Web surveys of North American dealers and end users (including organizations and individual consumers). Their 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 sold by leading North American retailers, resellers, and distributors. Pacific Media Associates was established by Dr. William Coggshall, who was a co-founder of Dataquest (now part of Gartner) and helped start the syndicated high-tech market information business. The company headquarters is at 1060 Siskiyou Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Telephone +1 650-561-9020 www.pacificmediaassociates.com