Panasonic PTCW331RU
Panasonic PT-CW331
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Panasonic PTCW331RU

A fully featured 8000:1 280 x 800 projector
8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 37dB Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-CW331 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-CW331 number 379 across all projectors.
Good Features
$122 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 32?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $122 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 18% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

Panasonic PT-CW331 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Projectors built by Panasonic have excellent ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just projectors) and found that Panasonic also has excellent ratings across its entire range. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of data projectors is from $149 to $24,000. We think that this multimedia projector has an average price compared to other data projectors.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PT-CW331 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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The PT-CW331 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-CW331 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the Panasonic PT-CW331 does not support full HD.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Panasonic PT-CW331 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other data projectors. The noise levels of projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector was released in August 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-CW331 is one of the least economic to run projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the PT-CW331 will cost $122 over 1 year to run.

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