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Panasonic PT-TW231RU

71

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Panasonic PT-TW231RU

Panasonic PT-TW231RU
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector
36dB 1280 X 800 500:1 No Sep 2012
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Panasonic PT-TW231RU Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-TW231RU as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
79
Running Costs
$60 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $60 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Wired LAN terminal
Built in speaker (10 w)
Easy-to-use remote control
Ceiling mountable
Up to 4,000 hour lamp life (in eco mode)
Quiet operation (29db in eco mode)
Customizable startup logo
Direct power off
Top panel lamp replacement and side filter replacement for easy maintenance
Multi projector monitoring and control software
Anti-theft features: security anchor, control panel lock, user password and text superimposing
Has a built-in speaker
Eco friendly with low standby power consumption (0.42 w)
Up to 500:1 contrast ratio
WXGA native
Interactive function (allows writing on projected image)
Reduces shadows on-screen
Projects large 80-inch images with a throw distance of only 86 cm
PT-TW231RU 2500 lumens WXGA short throw LCD projector- short throw for close range projection
3 year limited warranty
Does not support full HD
Dimmer than average projector brightness

Panasonic PT-TW231RU In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-TW231RU is $60 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-TW231RU of 36dB is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PT-TW231RU of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Panasonic PT-TW231RU of 4,000h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 38% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-TW231RU has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Panasonic PT-TW231RU's bulb power of 230W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 51% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the PT-TW231RU does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic pttw231ru

Barcodes:

00100177420776, 00151903393994, 00163120591596, 00172302796100, 00885170073432

Panasonic PT-TW231RU

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