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Panasonic PT-TW342

68

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Panasonic PT-TW342

Panasonic PT-TW342
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A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector
37dB 1280 X 800 12000:1 Yes Dec 2015
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Panasonic PT-TW342 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-TW342 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
81
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Supports 3D
Ightness: 3300 lumens
Contrast ratio: 12000:1
0.59" 16:10 (x3) LCD panel
Resolution: 1280 x 800 (wxga)
Extra short throw lens, display 80" diagonal image from 80cm away from the sc - brightness: 3300 lumens
Extra short throw lens, display 80" diagonal image from 80cm away from the screen
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-TW342 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PT-TW342 is $58, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 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 projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The PT-TW342's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-TW342 of 12,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 61% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-TW342's projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 54% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PT-TW342 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-TW342 has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Panasonic PT-TW342's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than 68% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-TW342 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Panasonic PT-TW342 of 230W is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 49% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The PT-TW342 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic pttw342a

Barcodes:

05025232823291

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