Panasonic PT-LX30
Panasonic PT-LX30
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Panasonic PT-LX30

A fully featured 2500:1 1024 x 768 projector
2500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Jan 2013
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Panasonic PT-LX30 Review

With mediocre features and reviews, we have scored the Panasonic PT-LX30 as follows for Summary.
1 Review
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$126 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $126 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 16% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Panasonic projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
1024 x 768 resolution
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

Panasonic PT-LX30 In-Depth Analysis


Poor Expert Reviews

This data projector received a rating of 60 out of 100 from projector expert review site This puts this multimedia projector in the bottom 7% of all the projectors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent Brand

Panasonic projectors have excellent reviews on average and across all projectors Panasonic is one of the best brands. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the PT-LX30 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has an Air Filter

The PT-LX30 has an air filter, as do most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the Panasonic PT-LX30 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PT-LX30 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Panasonic PT-LX30 does not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The PT-LX30 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 3,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Network Ready

The PT-LX30 is network ready. Most of the other projectors also are network ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-LX30 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since January 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-LX30 is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PT-LX30 will cost $126 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptlx30hu


00132018025925, 00151903100097, 00885170064638, 05025232653287