Panasonic PT-LX300
Panasonic PT-LX300
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Panasonic PT-LX300

A cheap to run 4000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-LX300 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-LX300 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£115 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 14?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £115 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small bulb power
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Panasonic PT-LX300 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

Projectors manufactured by Panasonic have excellent reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all data projectors (not just projectors) and found that Panasonic also has excellent reviews across its entire range. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Noise Level

The PT-LX300 has a pretty typical noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the PT-LX300 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The PT-LX300 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The worst resolution of all projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. At only 190 Watts, the PT-LX300 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h. With a service life of lamp of 10,000 hours, the Panasonic PT-LX300 has one of the longer service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-LX300 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-LX300 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-LX300 in August 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PT-LX300 has an average 1 year running cost of £115 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic p176368p, panasonic lx300e, ptlx300e



Panasonic PT-LX300 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-LX300 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,666 product attributes, 16,140 projector reviews and 2,427,600 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.