PMA Announces Top-Selling Projector Models During September

Menlo Park, California, USA – October 29, 2012. Pacific Media Associates (PMA), 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, 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 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.

Resellers, distributors, manufacturers, and the press are invited to visit PMA’s site each month at www.pacificmediaassociates.com  to see the Top Selling 5 projectors for these categories, as well as new product blogs and information on Pacific Media’s projector market research.

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