Panasonic PTEW730ZLU
Panasonic PT-EW730
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Panasonic PTEW730ZLU

A fully featured 5000:1 280 x 800 projector
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 37dB Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-EW730 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-EW730 as follows for Summary.
Good Features
$205 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $205 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 6% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite bright projector brightness
Has a DVI port
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-EW730 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Panasonic projectors and also specifically for Panasonic projectors and found that in both cases Panasonic had excellent ratings. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens. At 7,500 ANSI lumens, the PT-EW730 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the PT-EW730 does not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-EW730 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of projectors is 250W. When compared to other multimedia projectors, the PT-EW730's bulb power of 400 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of projectors is 34dB, and the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. The PT-EW730 has one of the louder noise levels (37 decibels) amongst projectors of this age.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-EW730 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the PT-EW730 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has an Air Filter

The Panasonic PT-EW730 has an air filter, as do most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-EW730 in January 2014.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PT-EW730 is one of the less economic to run projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PT-EW730 is $205.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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