"Panasonic missed the expected lifetime by a power of ten"0.5 starson by SherryB
Pros: 18 month warranty now
Cons: tend to explode twice per year for me
Summary: Anyone who has a TV that uses this bulb needs to sign the petition here:
and call 1-800-211-PANA to get their bulb replaced free. If you have 2 bulb failures, demand a new balast.