The PT-LX321U is a lightweight and portable projector with XGA (1,024 x 768 pixels) resolution that features 3,200 lumens of brightness and a 4,000:1 contrast ratio. In addition to a 8,500 hour...
Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors
On average Panasonic data projectors are rated 91%, which is in the top 1% of all multimedia projector brands that we have analysed.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Like most of the other projectors of this type and age, the Panasonic PT-LX321 has a built-in speaker.
Very Long Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
The PT-LX321 has a very long service life of lamp in economic mode (8,500 hours) compared to most of the other 7500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the PT-LX321. Across all the projectors that are a comparable age to the PT-LX321 the service life of lamp in economic mode range from 6h to 8,500h.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 8 Watts, the PT-LX321 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the PT-LX321. The lowest RMS rated power of 7500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the PT-LX321 is 5W, the highest is 8W, and the average RMS rated power is 7W.
10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
This projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data transfer rate, which is typical of many projectors that were released around the same time as it.
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Does Not Support Full HD Projection
Most projectors of a similar age and type to the PT-LX321 do not support Full HD projection. The Panasonic PT-LX321 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD projection.
Does Not Support 3D Image Projection
Like most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the PT-LX321, the Panasonic PT-LX321 does not support 3D image projection.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Most projectors of this spec and age do not support WiFi connectivity. The PT-LX321 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.
Quite Small Matrix Size
The PT-LX321 has a quite small matrix size (only 0.55 inches) compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the PT-LX321. The average matrix size of projectors of this age and spec is 0.61", and the matrix sizes range from 0.3" to 0.8".
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OK Running Costs
Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PT-LX321 is £123, which is typical compared to the other 9 7500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This multimedia projector was released over three years ago.
Average Noise Level
The PT-LX321 has a fairly typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago.
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Average Projector Brightness
At 3,200 ANSI lumens, the PT-LX321 has a fairly typical projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the PT-LX321.
XGA (1024x768) Native Projector Resolution
This data projector has a native projector resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is typical of many projectors of this age and type.
Native Projector Resolution
3,200 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Service Life
2.5 - 2.67
Focal Length Range
21.8 - 24
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL, PAL 60, PAL, PAL M, PAL, PAL N, SECAM
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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