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Panasonic PTCW330U

67

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Panasonic PTCW330U

$1,499.00
$1,322.95 $176 cheaper than 54 days ago
Panasonic PTCW330U
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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with average running costs and lots of owner recommendations
37dB 1280 X 800 8000:1 Yes May 2013
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Panasonic PTCW330U Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PTCW330U as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has fantastic 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 projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Panasonic projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
The new ultra-short throw projector with a high brightness of 3,100 lm can project images onto a wide 80-inch screen with a short projection distance of 0.60 m. this projector is effective<br>for presentations in brightly lit rooms. its 3d projections make classes, seminars, events and exhibitions more impressive and effective, providing a wider range of uses.<br> high brightness
High brightness of 3,100 lm the high brightness of 3,100 lm and high contrast ratio of 8000:1, ensuring bright<br>and easy-to-see image projection, is highly effective for lessons and presentations in classrooms and meeting rooms.<br> 3d ready
Louder than average noise level
Does not support full HD

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Panasonic PTCW330U In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $176 (12%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PTCW330U is in the most expensive 14% of all 2,021 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the PTCW330U will cost $100 over 5 years to run.

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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 PTCW330U's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 26% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PTCW330U's contrast ratio (typical) of 8,000 is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 40% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PTCW330U's projector brightness of 3,100 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 39% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PTCW330U of 4,000h is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 59% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PTCW330U has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The PTCW330U supports 3D. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PTCW330U has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PTCW330U of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 27% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Features Noise Reduction

The PTCW330U features noise reduction. 98% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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3D-Ready

The PTCW330U is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Panasonic PTCW330U does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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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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