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Panasonic PT-CW331

Panasonic PTCW331RU Projector

8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
The PT-CW331R ultra-short throw projector redefines the projection possibilities in classrooms, seminars, events and exhibitions. High brightness of 3,100 lm, combined with 8,000:1 contrast ratio... More
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6 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of data projectors to determine an average rating for each projector manufacturer. On average multimedia projectors manufactured by Panasonic have excellent ratings from experts and owners.

Supports 3D

The Panasonic PT-CW331 supports 3D. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PT-CW331 also support 3D.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors which support 3D currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Optoma FX5200[plb_1711424_price], or the Panasonic PTCW330U[plb_1925639_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-CW331 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the PT-CW331.

Alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Viewsonic PRO8520HD[plb_1610101_price], the Optoma FX5200[plb_1711424_price], or the Panasonic PTCW330U[plb_1925639_price].

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the PT-CW331 is 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution supported by 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PT-CW331. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this multimedia projector. This projector also support supported graphics resolutionss of 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 832 x 624, 1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+) and 1600 x 1200 (UXGA) and 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+).

A 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) supported graphics resolutions is in fact the best supported resolution amongst all 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many data projectors of a comparable age and type to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-CW331 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Viewsonic PRO8520HD[plb_1610101_price], or the Sony VPL-FHZ55[plb_1596654_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Panasonic PT-CW331 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-CW331 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Panasonic PT-CW331 has one of the shorter service life of lamp (economic mode)s (only 4,000 hours) amongst 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the PT-CW331 is 4,400h, and the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 3,000h to 6,000h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-CW331

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 8000:1 contrast ratio projector has been on the market for over three years.

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Panasonic PT-CW331 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a similar age to the PT-CW331.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 37dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available including the Panasonic PTCW330U[plb_1925639_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PT-CW331 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the PT-CW331.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available including the Panasonic PTCW330U[plb_1925639_price] which has better reviews.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the IN3134a[pl_2544144_price] (4,200 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the IN3136a[pl_2544145_price] (4,500 ANSI lumens and higher rated) both from Infocus.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
3D-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $80.19
Electricity cost when on standby $32.55
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Total running cost over 5 years $112.74
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0.76T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.76 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025232745920

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Sony VPL-FHZ700L vs Panasonic PT-CW331

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Sony VPL-FHZ700L Panasonic PT-CW331
$ 6,399.99 $1,637.95
Hugely Brighter Projector Brightness
Newer by Ten Months
A Lot Bigger Matrix Size
$15.30 Cheaper to Run
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Sony VPL-FHZ55 vs Panasonic PT-CW331

Sony VPL-FHZ55 vs Panasonic PT-CW331
Sony VPL-FHZ55 Panasonic PT-CW331
$ 5,079.95 $1,637.95
Significantly Shorter
23% Brighter Projector Brightness
Full HD Projection
DVI Port
$3,442 More Expensive
Two Less VGA (D-Sub) Ports

PT-CX301 vs PT-CW331

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$ 1,533.95 $1,637.95
$104 Cheaper
Cheaper to Run by $30.23
Smaller Matrix Size
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