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Panasonic PT-EX520

70

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Panasonic PT-EX520

Panasonic PT-EX520
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Apr 2016
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Panasonic PT-EX520 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-EX520 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
70
Running Costs
$81 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $81 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 data 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Dust-resistant cabinet with one-way air flow design
Network function via LAN for easy remote operation
Range of optional lenses
Vertical 360-degree projector cabinet rotation
Corner keystone & curved screen correction
Wireless projection with optional dongle (et-wml100)
Powered lens shift, zoom, and focus via remote control
DIGITAL LINK supports transmission of uncompressed full HD video, audio, and control commands through a single CAT 5e or higher STP cable for distances of up to 150 m (492 ft)*4
Ultra-quiet 29 db*3 operation on eco modesystem flexibility
Eco management system effectively reduces power consumption
Easy access to lamp, filter, and lens when mounted on ceiling
Reusable eco filter replacement extended to 15,000 hours*2
Bigger than average bulb power
Long lamp replacement cycle: up to 5,000 hours (eco) / 4,000 hours (normal)*2
Color adjustment function to correct color variations in multi-projector applicationslow TCO and easy maintenance
DICOM simulation mode*1 for medical presentations
Daylight view basic function ensures clear and vivid image quality in bright environments
High resolution up to XGA for detailed full HD images
Dynamic 10,000:1 contrast performance with iris
High brightness of 5,300 lm from a compact body
Compact and lightweight multi-purpose projectors offer flexibility and economyexcellent picture quality
Supports free multi projector monitoring & control software
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Panasonic PT-EX520 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The PT-EX520 is typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PT-EX520 will cost $81 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PT-EX520 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This Panasonic projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The PT-EX520's noise level of 35dB is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 54% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Panasonic PT-EX520 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 91% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The PT-EX520's projector brightness of 5,300 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 14% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Panasonic PT-EX520 of 4,000h is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 61% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Panasonic PT-EX520 of 320W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 15% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Panasonic PT-EX520 has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ptex520lej ptex520lej, panasonic ptex520lej, panasonic ptex520ej, panasonic p239955p, panasonic 1024x768, acer ptex520lej, part ptex520ej, acer ptex520ej, part 1024x768

Barcodes:

00885170268814, 05025232838837, 05025232838899

Panasonic PT-EX520

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