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Panasonic PTEW730ZLU

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Panasonic PTEW730ZLU

$3,099.00
Panasonic PT-EW730
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A good spec but only average value for money moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with OK running costs
37dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No Jan 2014
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Panasonic PT-EW730 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-EW730 number 860 across all projectors.
59
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$110 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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
High brightness, low TCO, and flexible installation for versatile use- high brightness and superb image quality
Flexible installation and system integration
Lower maintenance and running costs
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Panasonic PT-EW730 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $3,099.00 it is more expensive than 90% of projectors.

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We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic PT-EW730 of £2,474.04 ($2,474.04) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $624.96.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-EW730 is $110 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run 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 frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-EW730 of 37dB is louder than 73% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Panasonic PT-EW730 of only 5,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 65% of all multimedia projectors when sorted 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 PT-EW730's projector brightness of 7,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 3% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-EW730 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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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 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the PT-EW730 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-EW730 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-EW730 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The Panasonic PT-EW730 has an air filter. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have an air filter.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The PT-EW730's bulb power of 400W is in the biggest 2% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-EW730 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic amzptew730zu, panasonic ptew730zej, panasonic ptew730zle, projectors ptew730ze, panasonic ptew730zu, panasonic 1280x800, acer ptew730zle, acer ptew730ze

Barcodes:

00012304873266, 00666286869856, 00750408387837, 00801940111425, 00885170178540, 00885170178557, 05025232771714, 05025232771721, 05025232771783, 08851701785404, 08851701785572

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