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Panasonic PTFW530U

70

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Panasonic PTFW530U

$1,999.00
Panasonic PT-FW530
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with alright running costs
35dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 No May 2016
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Panasonic PT-FW530 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-FW530 number 678 across all projectors.
63
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$91 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $91 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 2,021 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
A dustproof solution for bright and efficient projection
High picture quality
Low TCO and easy maintenance
System flexibility
Does not support full HD
Only 525i video mode

Panasonic PT-FW530 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $1,999.00 it is in the most expensive 19% of projectors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Panasonic PT-FW530 of £1,726.80 ($1,726.80) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $272.20.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PT-FW530 is one of the most expensive to run projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PT-FW530 will cost $91 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-FW530 of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Panasonic PT-FW530 of 4,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 22% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PT-FW530 of 6,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 81% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-FW530 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-FW530 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The Panasonic PT-FW530's bulb power of 270W is in the biggest 29% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-FW530 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 525i Video Mode

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic bts ptfw530u, panasonic ptfw530eaj, panasonic p240460p, panasonic 1280x800, panasonic ptfw530u, acer ptfw530eaj, ptfw530ej

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00008.8517E+11, 04010869252942, 05025232838981

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