PHILIPS-UHP 225/165W 1.0 E18.5 Bulb

The PHILIPS-UHP 225/165W 1.0 E18.5 bulb is available in two options. You should buy an original bulb if your priority is maximum projection quality with a minimum probability of defects or premature dimming. Generic bulbs from a lesser-known manufacturer are much cheaper.

Bulb without housing PHILIPS-UHP 225/165W 1.0 E18.5

PHILIPS-UHP 225/165W 1.0 E18.5 Lamp without housing

Replacing a bare bulb in the original projector lamp housing is more challenging than replacing the entire lamp housing. You can choose from two alternatives of this bulb - original or compatible.

VIDEO - replacement of a bare bulb without housing

Bare bulb options

  • Original bulb PHILIPS-UHP

    The original PHILIPS-UHP 225/165W 1.0 E18.5 bulb from one of the OEM manufacturers (Osram P-VIP, Philips UHP, Ushio, Matsushita, Iwasaki HSCR) is designed to replace the bulb in your existing lamp housing. This solution is cheaper than a lamp with housing, although it requires a certain amount of manual skills. This option is recommended for customers who already have some experience with bare bulb replacement.

    Product code: Projection quality:Reliability:
    1-3 weeks
    £107,33 excl. VAT £129,87 incl. VAT [1]
  • Generic bulb

    The PHILIPS-UHP 225/165W 1.0 E18.5 generic bulb without plastic housing is produced by an authorised manufacturer of generic bulbs. Keep in mind that replacing the bulb in the housing requires manual skills and tools. It is the cheapest option recommended for in-home use, where projection quality and reliability are not as crucial. Even though generic bulbs are not necessarily of the same quality as original manufacturer bulbs, their price nevertheless is very attractive.

    Product code: Projection quality:Reliability:
    1-3 weeks
    £68,68 excl. VAT £83,10 incl. VAT [1]
[1]Attention UK Customers:
Certain items may be shipped from the EU, so the price you pay excludes VAT. After customs clearance, the delivery company will charge 20% VAT, plus a fee for customs clearance of the goods.

How to change the bulb in the lamp housing

In this short video tutorial, you can learn how to remove the original bulb from the lamp housing and replace it correctly with a new one.