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Panasonic PTCX300U

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Panasonic PTCX300U

$1,091.95
Panasonic PT-CX300
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A good spec and cheap moderate noise level XGA data projector, with OK running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 8000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-CX300 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-CX300 number 421 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports 3D
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $469 at B&H Photo 10 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic PT-CX300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $1,091.95 it is in the cheapest 44% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the PT-CX300 is $100 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-CX300 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the Panasonic PT-CX300 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 75% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-CX300 of 8,000 is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 42% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-CX300 of 3,100 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PT-CX300 supports 3D, unlike 60% of projectors which do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-CX300 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-CX300 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Panasonic PT-CX300's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 26% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PT-CX300 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The PT-CX300 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

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04010869231961

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