San Juan Capistrano, California, USA – January 31, 2013. PMA Research, the worldwide market information experts on front projectors, has posted their recent results to the “Top Selling Projectors” area of their website.
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. 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 Projector Lists for the following product categories:
New Era / Pico and Personal (sub-1000 lumens) Projectors – The December results showed that 3 of the Top 5 selling models, by unit volume, were in the Optoma PK Series of pico projectors. Coming in number one, two and three, respectively, were the Optoma PK-320, the Optoma PK-201, and the Optoma PK-120. Rounding out the Top 5 were AAXA’s M2 Micro pico projector and Vivitek’s Qumi Q2 personal projector. These results are almost a carbon copy of the previous month’s results. 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 – For the Mainstream category in December, InFocus took top honors, by unit volume, with the best-selling IN112. InFocus also landed the number three spot with the IN114. Epson’s PowerLite 93+ was the second best-selling projector in December, and NEC rounded out the Top 5 list with the NP-M260X and NP-V260X in the fourth and fifth spots. In addition, XGA resolution models were most popular for Mainstream purchasers, with 4 of the Top 5 having 1024×768 resolution. 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 December 2012 results showed Epson with two of the top selling models. The PowerLite 1945W took the top spot and the PowerLite Pro G5750WU came in fourth. Optoma’s TH1060P took the number two spot. NEC also made a strong showing with the NP-PA550W-13ZL in the number three spot and the NP-P420X taking the fifth spot. In addition, 3LCD models were the most popular in the High-End category, with 4 of the Top 5 using this technology. 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
Resellers, distributors, manufacturers, and the press are invited to visit PMA’s site each month at www.pacificmediaassociates.com to see the 5 Top Selling projectors for these categories, as well as new product blogs and information on Pacific Media’s projector market research offerings.
About PMA Research
PMA Research specializes in worldwide front projector market information, including New Era (sub-1000 lumens), Mainstream (1000-3999 lumens), and High-End (4000+ 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. PMA Research, formerly 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’s US headquarters is at 25852 Avenida Cabrillo, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. Phone: +1 (949) 493-4601.