Quote Originally Posted by adelorenzo View Post
I have an LPL / Omega 4550XLG that takes 200W/82V lamps with the little pin connectors. My local photo store has a box of various projection lamps for $1. Unfortunately none of them fit my unit but they do have a handful of the 250W/82V versions.

Can I use the higher wattage bulbs? Or is this a bad idea?
If those are halogen bulbs don't forget they come with various reflector angles; it's essential to have the correct one.