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Panasonic PT-LB280E

67

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Panasonic PT-LB280E

Panasonic PT-LB280E

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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with average running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Jun 2014
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Panasonic PT-LB280E Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-LB280E as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$96 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $96 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Excellent performance in a compact body
Easy of installation
Variety of useful features
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-LB280E In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-LB280E is $96 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 2,021 data projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PT-LB280E has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PT-LB280E's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 19% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-LB280E's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-LB280E of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. 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.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-LB280E has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PT-LB280E's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 74% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-LB280E has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The PT-LB280E's bulb power of 230W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 52% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-LB280E does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

projectors ptlb280e, panasonic ptlb280e, ptlb280e ptlb280e

Barcodes:

05025232788576, 05025232788583

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