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Panasonic PT-LB280E

Panasonic PT-LB280E Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 2,800 ANSI Lumens Jun 2014
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- A maximum 8,000-hour lamp replacement cycle.- A long-life filter with a maximum 5,000-hour replacement cycle.- Quiet 29-dB design helps to hold viewers attention.- The Daylight View Lite... More
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4 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Panasonic is one of the leading multimedia projector manufacturers according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-LB280E has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to the PT-LB280E.

Alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Epson PowerLite 1222 ($695.00), or the NEC NP-M282 ($599.00).

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Very Fast Dot Clock Scanning Frequency

The average dot clock scanning frequency of multimedia projectors of this age and spec is 81MHz. When compared to other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the dot clock scanning frequency of the PT-LB280E of 162 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

At 8,000 hours, the PT-LB280E has a quite long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The average service life of lamp (economic mode) of 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that were released more than two years ago is 7,100h.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The PT-LB280E does not support 3D. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PT-LB280E also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-LB280E does not support full HD. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might also want to look at including the Benq W1300 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors that came out more than two years ago, the PT-LB280E does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other data projectors with a wi-Fi and we think the Benq W1500 ($1,976.29), or the Epson PowerLite 1222 ($695.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of projectors of this age and type range from 1W to 20W. At only 2 Watts, the PT-LB280E has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The PT-LB280E is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Quite Small Uniformity

Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PT-LB280E the uniformitys range from 0.9% to 100%, and the average uniformity is 83%. The PT-LB280E has a quite small uniformity (only 80 percent) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most projectors of a similar type and age to the PT-LB280E have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, including the PT-LB280E which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-LB280E

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this projector was released.

Average Noise Level

The PT-LB280E has a relatively average noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to the PT-LB280E.

Multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that might also be worth considering include the Epson EB-X20 (37dB).

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Panasonic PT-LB280E is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,800 ANSI lumens, the PT-LB280E has a relatively typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this type and age.

Other 2,800 ANSI lumens brightness projectors currently available which you might want to consider include the Epson PowerLite W17 ($495.00) which has better reviews.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
Serial Interface Type
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.80
Electricity cost when on standby $33.49
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Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years $106.29
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-LB280Euses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ptlb280e ptlb280, ptlb280e ptlb280e
Barcodes 05025232788576
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