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Overall Score

Panasonic PTCW330U

A Fully Featured 8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 37dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PTCW330U Review

1
Not Currently for Sale
100
7 Great Features
36
4 Years Old
31
£154 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this data projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £154 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 16 latest 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have compared it to.
This Panasonic projector has some great features:
Has an Ethernet LAN
Ceiling mountable
Fairly long service life of lamp
Has a handheld remote control

Panasonic PTCW330U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

On average multimedia projectors from Panasonic are rated 91%, which is in the top 1% of all projector manufacturers that we have looked at. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PTCW330U has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Panasonic PTCW330U is ceiling mountable. Most of the other latest 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Latest similar spec projectors have noise levels of between 33dB and 40dB, and the average noise level is 36dB. The PTCW330U has one of the louder noise levels (37 decibels) amongst 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PTCW330U has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other latest projectors.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The PTCW330U has one of the longer service life of lamps (4,000 hours) amongst projectors of this age. 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released around the same time as this projector have service life of lamps of between 2,500h and 20,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,800h.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PTCW330U does not support full HD. Most of the other new 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PTCW330U has a handheld remote control. Most of the other recently released multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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3D-Ready

The Panasonic PTCW330U is 3D-ready, as are most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PTCW330U has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Panasonic PTCW330U features noise reduction. Most of the other recently released projectors also feature noise reduction.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when this multimedia projector was released.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PTCW330U is typical compared to the other 16 latest 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that we have analysed for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PTCW330U is £154.

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Panasonic PTCW330U Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PTCW330U review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,466 product attributes, 16,088 projector reviews and 2,553,600 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptcw330u3100lm1dlpwxgaultra, panasonic 1280x800
Barcodes 00012303720387, 00044113074343, 00132017786452, 00163121204648, 00168141610530, 00172302797251, 00791836563875, 00804067181890, 00808112922216, 00809392588703, 00885170108325, 08851701083258

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