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Panasonic PTAE8000U

$2,642.74
Panasonic PT-AE8000U
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Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice avmax.tech2.in.com Best Buy
An amazingly quiet and award winning 1080p 3D projector, with good features and a staggeringly high 500000:1 contrast ratio
22dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 500000:1 Yes Mar 2013
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Panasonic PT-AE8000U Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-AE8000U number 411 across all projectors.
96
Reviews
75 Reviews + 2 Awards
65
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
80
Running Costs
$60 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Panasonic projector has running costs of $60 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The PT-AE8000U has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not have a built-in speaker

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Panasonic PT-AE8000U In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The PT-AE8000U has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-AE8000U's noise level of only 22dB is very quiet compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of multimedia projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PT-AE8000U's contrast ratio (typical) of 500,000 is very high compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 1% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The PT-AE8000U's projector brightness of only 2,400 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 86% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-AE8000U does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 77% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The Panasonic PT-AE8000U supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-AE8000U has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The PT-AE8000U's bulb power of 220W is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 58% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Panasonic PT-AE8000U supports full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptae8000u

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00885170095526, 08851700955266

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