Panasonic PT-VW340


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Panasonic PT-VW340

Panasonic PT-VW340
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with moderate running costs
35dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Jan 2014
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Panasonic PT-VW340 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-VW340 as follows:
Good Features
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,021 data 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
Vertical, horizontal, and corner keystone
Direct power off
10W speaker enables audio playback directly from the projector
Compatible with pjlink, crestron connected and AMX device discovery
Web browser control over a wired LAN
Multi projector monitoring & control software allows multiple projectors to be managed together over a wired LAN
Side-by-Side and p-in-p functions
Abundant terminals including HDMI and two sets of RGB input terminals
The auto input signal search function lets you start a presentation without any complicated setup required
Easy setting function for quicker and easier setup
USB display function for easy projection using a USB cable.3. excellent functions and flexible installation- 1.6x zoom lens allows flexible installation
Brighter than average projector brightness
Memory viewer function stores files onto a USB memory device for pc-less presentation
Multi-device wireless function support for various platforms, including ios, android, mac PC, and windows PC
Compatible with ios and android applications that permit wireless projection from ios and/or android devices that are not miracast-certified
The daylight view basic function ensures clear images even in brightly lit rooms
A maximum 6,000-hour lamp replacement cycle and filter replacement reduce your maintenance cost and time
High contrast ratio up to 4,000:1 produces images with excellent detail and depth
WXGA resolution
Benefits of the pt-vw340 series 1. A lightweight and compact body with superb basic performance- up to 4,200 lm of brightness in the world's smallest and lightest body among 4,000-lm class LCD projectors
Closed caption decoder built-in for the US market
Does not support full HD
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Panasonic PT-VW340 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-VW340 is $110 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 2,021 projectors.

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1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-VW340 of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 59% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-VW340 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 23% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-VW340's projector brightness of 3,700 ANSI lumens is brighter than 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-VW340 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-VW340 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The PT-VW340's bulb power of 230W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 50% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-VW340 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The Panasonic PT-VW340 has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptvw340ze



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