1 Projector: $2700.00
1 Exploding Bulb: $599.99
Number of hours the bulb should last for: 2000+
Number of hours it did last for: 1200-
What the stupid woman at Panasonic customer service makes to say "the warranty on your bulb is 90 days sir": Likely over $20.00/hour.
Having a courier show up at your door the very next day after you talk to her boss, with a free bulb in hand: Priceless!!