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An astoundingly economical to run 15000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with alright features
15000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 34dB Nov 2012
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LG PA72G Review

With very low running costs but mediocre features, we have scored the LG PA72G as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£46 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £46 over 1 year, which puts it in the cheapest 7% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This LG projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very long service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

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LG PA72G In-Depth Analysis


LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Based on 229 user and expert reviews (including 49 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its multimedia projectors. 97% of those that bought a LG projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Very Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the LG PA72G of 30,000h is very long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the LG PA72G does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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The LG PA72G is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The LG PA72G has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Amongst comparable types of data projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

The LG PA72G's noise level of 34dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Multimedia projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The LG PA72G's projector brightness of only 700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 7% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The LG PA72G has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The LG PA72G has a TV tuner integrated, which is unusual. 99% of projectors do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This LG multimedia projector has been on the market since November 2012.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the PA72G is only £46 based on alright energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg pa72gaeu
Barcodes 08806084080561, 08806084080615