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Panasonic PT-LW271

Panasonic PT-LW271 Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 34dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
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Ideal for classrooms, boardrooms and other professional environments, the PT-LW271E 1-Chip DLP portable projector offers excellent, eco-friendly performance and design, all in a compact and... More
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8 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Projectors manufactured by Panasonic are some of the best projectors according to average user and expert reviews.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-LW271 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-LW271 also have a built-in speaker(s).

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1600 X 1200 (UXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the PT-LW271 is 1600 x 1200 (UXGA). That's over six times the resolution of a 640 x 480 (VGA) projector, which is the most common resolution supported by 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the PT-LW271. 640 x 480 (VGA) is also supported by this data projector. This Panasonic projector also supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA).

This multimedia projector's resolution (1600 x 1200 (UXGA)) is in fact the best supported resolution across all projectors of a comparable type and age to the PT-LW271.

The worst supported resolution amongst similar types of multimedia projector is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The PT-LW271 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

A WXGA (1280x800) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution across all 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PT-LW271.

Across similar types of projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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Very Big Matrix Size

The Panasonic PT-LW271 has one of the biggest matrix sizes (0.65 inches) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The average matrix size of projectors of a similar type and age to the PT-LW271 is 0.61", and the matrix sizes range from 0.55" to 0.65".

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The PT-LW271 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.5 kilograms, the PT-LW271 is one of the lighter data projectors of this age and type amongst similar spec projectors of this age. The weights of multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-LW271 range from 3.4g to 28kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-LW271 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago also do not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PT-LW271 do not support wi-Fi. The Panasonic PT-LW271 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi including the NEC L51W[plb_1496151_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other projectors of this age and spec, the PT-LW271 does not support 3D.

It is worth also looking at alternative projectors which also support 3D including the NEC L51W[plb_1496151_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out more than two years ago have projector brightnesss of between 500 ANSI lumens and 13,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the PT-LW271 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PT-LW271.

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the Panasonic PT-LW271 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The smallest bulb power of projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PT-LW271 is 180W, the biggest is 380W, and the average bulb power is 230W.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the data projectors that have been available for more than two years the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 12W. At only 8 Watts, the PT-LW271 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PT-LW271.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The PT-LW271 is a one HDMI ports quantity data projector.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-LW271

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released over three years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 34 decibels, the Panasonic PT-LW271 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out more than two years ago.

Other multimedia projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Hitachi CPAW252WNM[plb_1852174_price] (34dB).

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
Composite Video in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
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
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $63.10
Electricity cost when on standby $33.49
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Total running cost over 5 years $96.59
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.63 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer ptlw271, acer ptlw271e, acer ptlw271ea, panasonic ptlw271, panasonic ptlw271e, panasonic 1280x800, panasonic ptlw271u, panasonic ptlw271ea, panasonicbts ptlw271, panasonicbts ptlw271u, panasonic bts ptlw271, panasonic bts ptlw271u, panasonic panasoniptlw271, panasonic panasoniptlw271u
Barcodes 00016885442477, 00885170146624, 05025232751952, 05025232751969

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