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Panasonic PTVW440U

71

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Panasonic PTVW440U

$1,095.00
Panasonic PT-VW440U

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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, but representing only average value for money
38dB 1280 X 800 3500:1 No Jul 2014
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Panasonic PT-VW440U Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-VW440U number 662 across all projectors.
65
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$72 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $72 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 projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Easy remote monitoring and control over a LAN
Direct power off
Easy lamp/air filter replacement simplifi es maintenance
Real-Time keystone correction
A wide variety of functions for easy setup
Lens shift moves the image vertically without distortion
1.6x zoom lens allows flexible installation
Crestron connected
HDMI input terminal and abundant interfaces
Brighter than average projector brightness
10-Watt speakers and a microphone input enables audio playback directly from the projector
Environmentally friendly standby power consumption
Displaying the total amount of reduced power consumption and CO emission
Intelligent lamp control system reduces power consumption
The daylight view basic function ensures clear images even in brightly lit rooms
Convenient carrying bag
Very short service life of lamp
Louder than average noise level

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Panasonic PT-VW440U In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 59% of projectors, it has mediocre features and at $1,095.00 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PT-VW440U is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-VW440U is $72.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-VW440U's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 82% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-VW440U of 4,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than 79% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The PT-VW440U's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-VW440U has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-VW440U has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the PT-VW440U of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 22% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-VW440U does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PT-VW440U has a carrying case, unlike 82% of projectors which do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptvw440u, panasonic vw440u

Barcodes:

00682017418261, 00718724805695, 00799198921531, 00885170150232, 08851701502322

Panasonic PTVW440U

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