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Panasonic PT-LB280E

Panasonic PT-LB280E Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Jun 2014
Contrast Ratio Native Projector Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
- A maximum 8,000-hour lamp replacement cycle.- A long-life filter with a maximum 5,000-hour replacement cycle.- Quiet 29-dB design helps to hold viewers attention.- The Daylight View Lite... More
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4 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Data projectors produced by Panasonic are some of the best data projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-LB280E has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other projectors of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to consider including the NEC NP-M282[plb_2338575_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Fast Dot Clock Scanning Frequency

The PT-LB280E has one of the fastest dot clock scanning frequencies (162 megahertz) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-LB280E the dot clock scanning frequencies range from 20MHz to 170MHz, and the average dot clock scanning frequency is 81MHz.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode

With a service life of lamp in economic mode of 8,000 hours, the Panasonic PT-LB280E has one of the longer service life of lamp in economic mode amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The service life of lamp in economic mode of multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 3,500h to 30,000h.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

Most projectors of a comparable age and type to the PT-LB280E do not support 3D image projection. The PT-LB280E is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for more than two years, the Panasonic PT-LB280E does not support Full HD projection.

It is worth also looking at other projectors which also support Full HD projection including the NEC NP-M322[plb_2324544_price].

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PT-LB280E does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PT-LB280E also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Other multimedia projectors which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to look at include the PowerLite 1222[pl_2225031_price], or the 1985WU[pl_2785330_price] both from Epson or the Benq W1500[plb_1561671_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the Panasonic PT-LB280E has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the PT-LB280E have RMS rated power of between 1W and 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 9W.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most projectors that were released more than two years ago have between one and two HDMI ports, including the PT-LB280E which has one HDMI port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-LB280E

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this data projector was released.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Panasonic PT-LB280E has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

If you would consider a projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Epson EB-S17[plb_2017452_price] (37dB).

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XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Panasonic PT-LB280E is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most frequently found native projector resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the PT-LB280E has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio
Native Projector Resolution
Projector Brightness
Vertical Keystone Correction
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
Serial Interface Type
Audio Out Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $74.95
Electricity cost when on standby $34.48
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Total running cost over 5 years $109.43
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-LB280Euses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptlb280, projectors ptlb280, panasonic ptlb280e, projectors ptlb280e
Barcodes 05025232788576, 05025232788583
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