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Panasonic PT-TW240 Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jun 2013
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Lightweight, compact short-throw projector - 2,700 lm of brightness in a compact body- WXGA (1,280 x 800)- High contrast ratio up to of 4,000:1- Long lamp-replacement cycle- Quiet 29 dB design-... More
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9 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

Multimedia projectors manufactured by Panasonic generally have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-TW240 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the PT-TW240 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

This data projector's resolution (WXGA (1280x800)) is actually the best resolution across all similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PT-TW240.

An XGA (1024x768) projector native resolution is the worst resolution across comparable types of data projector.

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Fairly Big Matrix Size

Across all the projectors of this spec and age the matrix sizes range from 0.55" to 0.65". The Panasonic PT-TW240 has a quite big matrix size (0.65 inches) compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-TW240.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The PT-TW240 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the projectors of a comparable age and type to the PT-TW240. This multimedia projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector compared to most of the similar spec projectors that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The service life of lamp (economic mode) of the PT-TW240 of 8,500 hours is one of the longest amongst 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the multimedia projectors of this type and age the service life of lamp (economic mode)s range from 3,000h to 8,500h.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the comparable spec projectors that came out more than two years ago the noise level (economic mode)s range from 28dB to 39dB, and the average noise level (economic mode) is 30dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 29 decibels, the Panasonic PT-TW240 has one of the quieter noise level (economic mode)s amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors of this age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This multimedia projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 2.5 kilograms, the Panasonic PT-TW240 is quite light compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type. The weights of comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the PT-TW240 range from 3.4g to 28kg, and the average weight is 4.1kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PT-TW240, the PT-TW240 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PT-TW240 do not support wi-Fi. The PT-TW240 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support wi-Fi including the NEC L51W[plb_1496151_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PT-TW240, the Panasonic PT-TW240 does not support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in alternative data projectors which also support 3D including the NEC L51W[plb_1496151_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is typical of many projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Projectors of this spec and age have bulb powers of between 180W and 380W, and the average bulb power is 230W. With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the PT-TW240 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Very Small Uniformity

Across all the comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the PT-TW240 the uniformitys range from 80% to 90%. At only 80 percent, the PT-TW240 has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-TW240

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Panasonic data projector was released over three years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the PT-TW240 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the PT-TW240.

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1280 X 800 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The highest resolution supported by the PT-TW240 is 1280 x 800. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA). In addition, this multimedia projector support a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

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Average Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-TW240 has a pretty standard projector brightness (2,700 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to the PT-TW240.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Progressive Scan Output
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $77.66
Electricity cost when on standby $33.49
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Total running cost over 5 years $111.15
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-TW240uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pttw240, pttw240e, panasonic pttw240, panasonic pttw240u, panasonic solutionspany pttw240, panasonic solutionspany pttw240u
Barcodes 00042111904747, 00885170146549, 05025232751860
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