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Panasonic PT-CX301

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Panasonic PT-CX301

Panasonic PT-CX301
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 8000:1 No Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-CX301 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-CX301 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
73
Running Costs
$69 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

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 $69 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
PT-CX301RE 3d-ready ultra-short throw DLP XGA projector - with interactive function
Achieve new brightness standards and 3d image capabilities in ultra-short throw settings
High brightness of 3,100 lm and contrast ratio of 8,000:1 ensure bright and easy-to-view image projection in classrooms and meeting rooms
Mirror projection system enables wide 80 screen projection from a short distance of 0.71 m (2.33 ft)
XGA (1,024 x 768) resolution
Long lamp-replacement cycle of up to 4,000 hours*
HDMI input terminal supports 3d
High-output, in-built 10w speaker
Feedback camera allows interactive functionality
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-CX301 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PT-CX301 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-CX301 is $69.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-CX301 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Multimedia projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-CX301 of 37dB is louder than 76% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-CX301's contrast ratio (typical) of 8,000 is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 41% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-CX301 of 3,100 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 60% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PT-CX301's service life of lamp of 4,000h is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-CX301 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-CX301 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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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 PT-CX301's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-CX301 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Not HD-Ready

The Panasonic PT-CX301 is not HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are also not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ptcx301re

Barcodes:

05025232745968

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