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Panasonic PT-VX420

Panasonic PTVX420U Projector

10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 4,500 ANSI Lumens Jul 2015
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The PT-VX420 features 10,000:1 contrast ratio, and thanks to an innovative cooling system, they are the lightest in their class. It is incredibly quiet to operate at 37dB in normal mode, and 29dB... More
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5 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

On average multimedia projectors from Panasonic are rated 90%, which is in the top 1% of all projector brands that we have looked at.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-VX420 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to the PT-VX420.

Other projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might want to consider include the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price], or the Epson 965H[plb_2953833_price] which has better reviews.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to consider including the Hitachi CPWX3541WN[plb_3869046_price].

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-VX420 has a fairly bright projector brightness (4,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to the PT-VX420. Across all the 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PT-VX420 the projector brightnesss range from 600 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Big Uniformity

The smallest uniformity of projectors of this type and age is 75% and the biggest is 90%. With a uniformity of 85 percent, the Panasonic PT-VX420 has a quite big uniformity compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the PT-VX420.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This projector has a 100 - 240V AC input voltage, which is typical of many multimedia projectors that are a similar age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Most comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the PT-VX420 do not support 3D. The Panasonic PT-VX420 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

We compared this data projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the NEC M323W[plb_3058192_price] or the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age, the PT-VX420 does not support full HD.

Alternative data projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the NEC M323W[plb_3058192_price], or the Hitachi CP-WX3041WN[plb_3792952_price] or the Benq MH741[plb_3116082_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most multimedia projectors of this age and type do not support wi-Fi. The PT-VX420 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Panasonic PT-VX420 is a one HDMI ports quantity projector.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-VX420

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 10000:1 contrast ratio projector was released.

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Panasonic PT-VX420 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 37dB noise level projectors currently available including the PowerLite 955W[pl_2181186_price], or the 965H[pl_2953833_price] both from Epson which has better reviews; or the Epson EB-965H[plb_2902129_price] which is cheaper.

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on projectors of this type and age.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Uniformity
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Composite Video in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Technical Details
Display Aspect Ratio

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $70.38
Electricity cost when on standby $2.23
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Total running cost over 5 years $72.61
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-VX420uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.48T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers special ptvx420, panasonic vx420, panasonic vx420a, special ptvx420a, special ptvx420p, panasonic vx420aj, panasonic ptvx420, special ptvx420aj, special ptvx420pr, panasonic ptvx420e, special ptvx420pro, panasonic ptvx420a, panasonic ptvx420aj, panasonic ptvx420ej, special ptvx420proj, panasonic projectorptvx420, panasonic projectorptvx420a, panasonic projectorptvx420aj
Barcodes 05025232822171, 05025232822188

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NEC M403H vs Panasonic PT-VX420

NEC M403H vs Panasonic PT-VX420
NEC M403H Panasonic PT-VX420
$ 899.99 $999.00
$99 Cheaper
Higher RMS Rated Power
One More HDMI Port
Quieter Noise Level
Dimmer Projector Brightness
Heavier

NEC NP-M363W vs Panasonic PT-VX420

NEC NP-M363W vs Panasonic PT-VX420
NEC NP-M363W Panasonic PT-VX420
$ 895.00 $999.00
$104 Cheaper
10W Higher RMS Rated Power
Two HDMI Ports
Longer Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
1,500h Shorter Lamp Service Life
25% Dimmer Projector Brightness

Hitachi CP-TW2505 vs Panasonic PT-VX420

Hitachi CP-TW2505 vs Panasonic PT-VX420
Hitachi CP-TW2505 Panasonic PT-VX420
$ 1,392.99 $999.00
One More HDMI Port
38% Higher RMS Rated Power
One More VGA (D-Sub) Port
30% Longer Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
$394 More Expensive
67% Dimmer Projector Brightness
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