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Panasonic PT-LW271

68

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Panasonic PT-LW271

Panasonic PT-LW271

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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with OK running costs
34dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-LW271 Review

With very good features but low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-LW271 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Panasonic PT-LW271 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PT-LW271 is $80, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-LW271's noise level of 34dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 51% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Panasonic PT-LW271's contrast ratio (typical) of only 4,000 is lower than 69% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Panasonic PT-LW271 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% 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 PT-LW271 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-LW271 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Panasonic PT-LW271 of 5,000h is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 63% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The PT-LW271's bulb power of only 190W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Panasonic PT-LW271 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the PT-LW271 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic panasoniptlw271u, panasonic ptlw271u, panasonic 1280x800, acer ptlw271ea

Barcodes:

00016885442477, 00885170146624, 05025232751952, 05025232751969

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