Panasonic PT-TW230U
Panasonic PT-TW230U
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Panasonic PT-TW230U

A fully featured 500:1 280 x 800 projector
500:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 36dB Sep 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-TW230U Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-TW230U as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$146 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $146 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-TW230U In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Panasonic has excellent average ratings for its projectors as well as across its entire data projector range compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the PT-TW230U has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-TW230U has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Panasonic PT-TW230U does not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 36 decibels, the PT-TW230U has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was September 2012 when this multimedia projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-TW230U has an average running cost of $146 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic pttw230u
Barcodes 00885170073296