Panasonic televisions are known for their exceptional quality, and when a lamp dies, it can seem like the TV is done for - especially if the television uses the TY-LA1001 DLP lamp. The Panasonic TY-LA1001 is one of the harder to find DLP lamps on the market today, thus making it very frustrating for buyers to locate. Panasonic television models that use this lamp are: PT52LCX16, PT52LCX66, PT56LCX16, PT56LCX66, PT61LCX16, and PT61LCX66. If you own one of these TV models, it might be a good idea to order a back-up lamp. With the production of rear projection television decreasing, the lamp production will decrease as well.
Right now DLPLamps.com is holding a special on the TY-LA1001 DLP lamp. If you are interested in buying this lamp. Like all DLP lamps, most installations can be done in less than a couple of minutes.