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Panasonic PTCW240U

74

Overall Score

Panasonic PTCW240U

$1,093.95
Panasonic PT-CW240

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A good value for money and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with OK running costs
37dB 1280 X 800 8000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-CW240 Review

With very good features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-CW240 number 531 across all projectors.
76
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$97 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $97 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Supports 3D
Louder than average noise level
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Panasonic PT-CW240 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,093.95 it is in the most expensive 44% of projectors.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PT-CW240 is $97, which makes it one of the least economic to run projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-CW240 of 37dB is in the loudest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-CW240's contrast ratio (typical) of 8,000 is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 41% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-CW240's projector brightness of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Panasonic PT-CW240 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-CW240 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-CW240 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-CW240 of 240W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 47% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-CW240 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Panasonic PT-CW240 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic bts ptcw240u, panasonic ptcw240u

Barcodes:

00008.8517E+11, 05025232706662

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