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Panasonic PT-CW240 vs Panasonic PT-CX301

Panasonic PT-CW240 vs Panasonic PT-CX301

Panasonic PT-CW240
Panasonic PT-CX301

Top Prices

Factory Outlet Store
Checked 19 hours ago
In stock
B&H Photo
Checked 21 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
B&H Photo
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Panasonic PT-CW240 supports 3D, however the Panasonic PT-CX301 does not. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

$330 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-CW240 is $330 cheaper than the Panasonic PT-CX301.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
3 Reasons For
17% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-CX301 has a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, however the Panasonic PT-CW240 is only a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-CX301 is 280W lamp power, but the Panasonic PT-CW240 is only a 240W lamp power projector (40W smaller).
22% cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic PT-CX301 is $24.26 cheaper to run than the Panasonic PT-CW240. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
500 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-CW240 is a 2,600 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-CX301 (3,100 ANSI lumens).
17% smaller bulb power Edit
The Panasonic PT-CW240 has a bulb power of 240W. That's 40W smaller than the Panasonic PT-CX301 (280W).
27% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Panasonic PT-CW240 are $112.62 which is $24.26 more than the Panasonic PT-CX301 over five years. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
More expensive by $330
The Panasonic PT-CX301 is $330 more expensive than the Panasonic PT-CW240.
Less retailers
The Panasonic PT-CX301 is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Panasonic PT-CW240 is stocked by 2 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.

Date Released

45 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 77.93
Electricity cost - standby $ 34.69
Total running cost $ 112.62
Purchase price $ 449.00
Total cost of ownership $ 561.62
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 85.47
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 88.36
Purchase price $ 779.00
Total cost of ownership $ 867.36
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.71T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.71 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.56T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 8000:1
 8000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
2,600 ANSI lumens 3,100 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-15 - 15 -15 - 15
Matrix Size
0.65"
BEST
0.55"
Uniformity
80% 80%
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
70 - 100 60 - 90
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
5,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
240W 280W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
2.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1152 x 870
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
HDMI Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
AV Input
 AV input
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
BEST
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
30dB
BEST
33dB
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
162MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
10W 10W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
6W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
310W
BEST
340W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
7.5kg
BEST
7.8kg
Height
250mm 250mm
Depth
367mm 367mm
Width
357mm 357mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cables Included
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 VGA
 USB
 AC
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