Panasonic PT-VW340
Panasonic PT-VW340
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Panasonic PT-VW340

A fully featured 3000:1 280 x 800 projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Jan 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-VW340 Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$129 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $129 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 15% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-VW340 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic is one of the leading projector brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Panasonic also has excellent reviews for its projectors. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Panasonic PT-VW340 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other data 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 typical of many projectors.

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Has an Air Filter

The PT-VW340 has an air filter. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the Panasonic PT-VW340 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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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-VW340 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,700 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-VW340 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-VW340 in January 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-VW340 is one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PT-VW340 will cost $129 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptvw340ze
Barcodes 05025232774890
38% cheaper to run
Eight months older