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Panasonic PT-EW540LE

67

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Panasonic PT-EW540LE

Panasonic PT-EW540LE
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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with OK running costs
35dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Dec 2014
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Panasonic PT-EW540LE Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-EW540LE as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$95 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $95 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 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:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Quiet 29-db design
Corner keystone correction
WXGA 2,000:1
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-EW540LE In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-EW540LE has an average 5 year running cost of $95 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-EW540LE of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 41% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PT-EW540's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 85% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-EW540LE of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 82% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PT-EW540LE's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 47% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-EW540LE has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-EW540LE has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The PT-EW540LE's bulb power of 335W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The Panasonic PT-EW540LE has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PT-EW540LE does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-EW540LE has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic projectorptew540lej, panasonic ptew540ej, panasonic ptew540le, panasonic tew540ej, panasonic ew540lej, panasonic ptew540u, acer ptew540lej, ptew540lu

Barcodes:

00885170196643, 00885170196650, 05025232787951, 05025232787968, 05025232788002, 05025232788019

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