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Panasonic PTCX301RU Projector

$779.00
8000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date $88.36 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic projectors have excellent reviews
Low running costs
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Reviews

Panasonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

On average multimedia projectors made by Panasonic are rated 90%, which is in the top 1% of all projector brands that we have assessed. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-CX301 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

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 Panasonic PTCW330U.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Panasonic PT-CX301 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as this data projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Panasonic PT-CX301 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors that have been available for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-CX301 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 4,000 hours, the Panasonic PT-CX301 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst similar spec projectors of this age. 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector have service life of lamps of between 2,500h and 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,100h.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-CX301 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors of this type and age also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering other multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Infocus IN3138 ($899.00), or the Sony VPL-FHZ55 ($2,499.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Performance

Quite Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of 8000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for more than two years is 33dB and the loudest is 40dB. With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Panasonic PT-CX301 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 37dB noise level data projectors currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic PTCW330U.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Panasonic projector was released.


Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PT-CX301 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector.

Alternative 3,100 ANSI lumens brightness data projectors currently available that you might want to look at include the Panasonic PTCW330U which has better reviews.

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might be worth considering include the IN3134a ($810.00) (4,200 ANSI lumens), or the IN3136a ($949.00) (4,500 ANSI lumens) both from Infocus which is also higher rated.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PT-CX301 is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025232745968

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