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Panasonic PT-EW550
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Panasonic PT-EW550

2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Projector
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 35dB May 2016
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Panasonic PT-EW550 Review

22
Poor
64
7 Great Features
83
14 Months Old
30
£158 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £158 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 29 recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Has a DVI port

Panasonic PT-EW550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

We checked the user and expert reviews of hundreds of projectors to determine an average rating for each multimedia projector manufacturer. On average multimedia projectors from Panasonic have excellent reviews from owners and experts. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Supports Full HD

The PT-EW550 supports full HD. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this multimedia projector also support full HD.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-EW550 has a fairly standard projector brightness compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the PT-EW550 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many latest 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-EW550 has a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also have a DVI port.

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Ceiling Mountable

The PT-EW550 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other data projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The PT-EW550 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-EW550 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 4,000 hours, the PT-EW550 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector is 5,100h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-EW550 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

It was May 2016 when Panasonic released the PT-EW550.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PT-EW550 is £158, which is typical compared to the other 29 recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Panasonic PT-EW550 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-EW550 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,284 product attributes, 16,046 projector reviews and 2,351,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025232838691
Cheaper to run by $58.32
Longer service life of lamp
Quieter noise level
Older by over two years

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