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Panasonic PT-VW430
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Panasonic PT-VW430 Projector

3500:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB 4,300 ANSI Lumens Aug 2012
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- Superb Performance in a Compact Body- Eco-Friendly Performance- Convenient Functions for a Variety of Applications Portable projectors with distinctively high brightness and contrast ratio. Also... More
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4 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Projectors produced by Panasonic are some of the best projectors according to average reviews from users and experts.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-VW430 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-VW430.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of it's better review score, the Infocus IN1144[plb_1475137_price], or the Asus P2E[plb_1731161_price].

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Three Audio (L,R) Ins

The PT-VW430 has more audio (L,R) ins than most of the multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the PT-VW430. This data projector is a three audio (L,R) in multimedia projector compared to most of the 3500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PT-VW430 which only have between one and two audio (L,R) ins.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on projectors of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The Panasonic PT-VW430 does not support 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the PT-VW430 also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the PT-VW430, the PT-VW430 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the PT-VW430 do not support wi-Fi. The Panasonic PT-VW430 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

Alternative data projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the Panasonic PT-VW435N[plb_1788306_price].

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Quite Low Horizontal Synchronization (max)

At only 80 kilohertz, the PT-VW430 has a quite low horizontal synchronization (max) compared to most of the other data projectors of this type and age. The horizontal synchronization (max)s of projectors that were released more than two years ago range from 32kHz to 110kHz, and the average horizontal synchronization (max) is 89kHz.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-VW430

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market for over four years.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Panasonic PT-VW430 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to the PT-VW430.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Panasonic PT-VW435N[plb_1788306_price] (37dB).

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Average Projector Brightness

At 4,300 ANSI lumens, the PT-VW430 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that were launched around the same time as the PT-VW430.

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1280 X 800 Supported Graphics Resolutions

This projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)|1280 x 720 (HD 720)|1280 x 800 (WXGA)|854 x 480 (WVGA), which is typical of many comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as it.

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors of this type and age.

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps Quantity
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
AUX in
S-Video Inputs Quantity
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
AV Output
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Noise Level
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Built-In Speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Built-In Display
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Other Features
Aspect Ratio
Built-In Touchpad

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Electricity cost when switched on $86.09
Electricity cost when on standby $1.63
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Total running cost over 5 years $87.72
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-VW430uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers VW430EA, acer ptvw430, acer ptvw430e, acer ptvw430ea, panasonic vw430, panasonic vw430e, panasonic p178737, panasonic vw430ea, panasonic ptvw430, panasonic ptvw430u, panasonic p178737p, panasonic ptvw430e, panasonic ptvw430ea
Barcodes 05025232666928, 05025232666942