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Panasonic PT-DS20

60

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Panasonic PT-DS20

Panasonic PT-DS20
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A poor spec data projector
49dB 1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) 10000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-DS20 Review

We have scored the Panasonic PT-DS20 as follows:
60
Overall Score
Average

Why Has it Scored 60?

It has some great features.
Flagship models for professionals with 3d projection capability - 20000 lm of brightness and rich creative capabilities in SXGA+ resolution
Ultra compact design
Breathtakingly beautiful images and reliable operation
3D projection capability for both passive and active 3d projection system compatibility
High reliability and low TCO with easy maintenance

Panasonic PT-DS20 In-Depth Analysis

Features

1400 X 1050 (SXGA+) Resolution

The PT-DS20 has a 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. This projector also has a projector native resolution of SXGA+(1400x1050). Across all projectors the resolution ranges from DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The PT-DS20's noise level of 49dB is very loud compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-DS20's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 42% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Panasonic PT-DS20's projector brightness of 20,000 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 99% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The PT-DS20's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 7% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Panasonic PT-DS20 supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-DS20 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of projectors.

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Very Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 580W. The bulb power of the PT-DS20 of 465W is bigger than 99% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Panasonic PT-DS20 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-DS20 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DS20 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 89% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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HD-Ready

The Panasonic PT-DS20 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptdz21ku, panasonic ptdw17ku, panasonic ptds20ku, panasonic etemf510, ptds20kej

Barcodes:

00885170073357, 04250420105021, 05025232652327, 05053731819163

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