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Panasonic PT-CW241

Panasonic PT-CW241 Projector

8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution 3D Image Projection Noise Level Release Date
The PT-CW241R ultra-short throw projector redefines the projection possibilities in classrooms, seminars, events and exhibitions. High brightness of 2,600 lm, combined with 8,000:1 contrast ratio... More
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8 Reasons For

Panasonic Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic is one of the leading multimedia projector brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Supports 3D Image Projection

Like most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PT-CW241, the Panasonic PT-CW241 supports 3D image projection.

There are a number of alternative projectors which support 3D image projection currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic PTCW330U.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-CW241 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker currently available including the Panasonic PTCW330U which has better reviews.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

At only 35 decibels, the PT-CW241 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The noise levels of projectors of a similar age and type to the PT-CW241 range from 33dB to 40dB.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

This projector has a native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on multimedia projectors of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Quiet Noise Level in Economy Mode

The noise levels in economy mode of 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-CW241 range from 29dB to 35dB. At only 30 decibels, the PT-CW241 has a quite quiet noise level in economy mode compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

At 5,000 hours, the PT-CW241 has a quite long service life of lamp in economic mode compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for more than two years. Projectors of this age and spec have service life of lamp in economic mode of between 3,000h and 6,000h.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data transfer rate on data projectors of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the PT-CW241 does not support Full HD projection.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a Full HD projection and we think the Viewsonic PRO8520HD, or the Sony VPL-FHZ55 ($5,079.95) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PT-CW241 does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Panasonic PT-CW241 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PT-CW241.

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Very Low Number of Colours

Projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PT-CW241 have numbers of colours of between 16M and 1,100M. At only 16.7 million, the PT-CW241 has a fairly low number of colours compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Lamp Power

The PT-CW241 has a quite small lamp power (only 240 Watts) compared to most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the similar spec data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PT-CW241 the lamp power range from 240W to 350W, and the average lamp power is 280W.

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Only Two VGA (D-Sub) Ports

Most 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to the PT-CW241 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports, including the PT-CW241 which has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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1 Other reason to consider the Panasonic PT-CW241

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this multimedia projector was released.

Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Number of Colours
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Type
Lamp Power
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Serial Interface Type
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Storage
Optical Disc Player
Integrated Card Reader
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Multimedia
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $76.41
Electricity cost when on standby $34.01
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Total running cost over 5 years $110.42
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-CW241uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.71T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.71 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers CW241RE, panasonic cw241, panasonic cw241r, panasonic p169471, panasonic ptcw241, panasonic cw241re, panasonic ptcw241r, panasonic p169471p, panasonic ptcw241re
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