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Panasonic PTDX820LBU

68

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Panasonic PTDX820LBU

$4,999.00
Panasonic PT-DX820
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money quiet XGA projector, with alright running costs
30dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Sep 2016
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Panasonic PT-DX820 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-DX820 number 944 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
62
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $150 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Brighter than average projector brightness
Quiet, high-quality projection
Superb colour, detail and clarity
Easy maintenance and superior reliability
Highly flexible installation and system integration
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Panasonic PT-DX820 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $4,999.00 it is more expensive than 94% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic PT-DX820 of £4,442.09 ($4,442.09) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $556.91.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PT-DX820 is in the most expensive 8% of all 2,021 multimedia 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-DX820 is $150.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PT-DX820 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Panasonic data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-DX820's noise level of only 30dB is quieter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the quietest 16% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-DX820BE's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 89% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-DX820 of 8,200 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. 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.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-DX820 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the Panasonic PT-DX820 of only 4,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-DX820 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-DX820 of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-DX820 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DX820 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptdx820bej, acer ptdx820bej

Barcodes:

05025232810321

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