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Panasonic PT-EW540
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Panasonic PT-EW540 Projector

2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens May 2014
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- Quiet 29-dB Design.- Corner Keystone Correction.- WXGA 2,000:1. More
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Panasonic Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic is one of the best multimedia projector manufacturers according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all projectors.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the PT-EW540 also have a built-in speaker.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Graphics Resolution

The Panasonic PT-EW540 supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA). That's over seven times the resolution of the most common graphics resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA).

A 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) graphics resolution is actually the best supported resolution across all data projectors of a similar age and spec to the PT-EW540.

Across similar types of data projector the worst supported resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA).

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Quite Big Matrix Size

At 0.76 inches, the Panasonic PT-EW540 has a quite big matrix size compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the PT-EW540. The average matrix size of data projectors of a comparable type and age to the PT-EW540 is 0.69".

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Two Audio in Ports

The Panasonic PT-EW540 is a two audio in port projector.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate

This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data transfer rate on 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Price Has Recently Increased by £152.71

In the last 55 days the price of the PT-EW540 has increased by £152.71.

Does Not Support Full HD Projection

Like most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the PT-EW540, the PT-EW540 does not support Full HD projection.

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Does Not Support 3D Image Projection

The PT-EW540 does not support 3D image projection. Most of the other projectors that were launched more than a year ago also do not support 3D image projection.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most projectors that were launched more than a year ago do not support WiFi connectivity. The Panasonic PT-EW540 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-EW540

OK Running Costs

The PT-EW540 is typical compared to the other 13 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than a year that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PT-EW540 will cost £158 over 1 year to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this data projector was released.

Average Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a pretty average projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the PT-EW540 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

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WXGA (1280x800) Native Projector Resolution

The highest resolution of the Panasonic PT-EW540 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 56% less resolution than the most common native projector resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200).

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3D Image Projection
Graphics Resolution
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
S-Video Input
Component Video in Port
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC Power in
WiFi Connectivity
Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
Integrated Card Reader
Noise Level
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Air Filter
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
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LED Indicator
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Built-In Display
Power Source
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Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Included
Warranty Card
Cable Included

Expert Reviews

User Reviews

SKim would recommend the Panasonic PT-EW540U (Verified Purchase)

I used to buy DW740 and similar units, and I recently bought PT-EW540U and i was surprized that the brightness and the quality of image it is producing and the price is more than half less than... Read more…


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Electricity cost when switched on £155.43
Electricity cost when on standby £2.21
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Total running cost over 5 years £157.64
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-EW540uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ptew540, ptew540l, ptew540lu, acer ptew540, acer ptew540e, acer ptew540l, acer ptew540ej, acer ptew540le, acer ptew540lej, panasonic ew540, panasonic ew540l, panasonic tew540, panasonic tew540e, panasonic ptew640, panasonic ptew540, panasonic ew540le, panasonic tew540ej, panasonic ptew640e, panasonic ptew540u, panasonic ew540lej, panasonic ptew540e, panasonic ptew540l, projectors ptew540, panasonic ptew540ej, panasonic ptew540le, projectors ptew540e, panasonic ptew540lej, panasonic ptew540ejma, panasonic ptew540ejman, panasonic ptew540lejma
Barcodes 00885170196643, 00885170196650, 05025232787951, 05025232787968, 05025232788002, 05025232788019

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