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Panasonic PT-CW230U
Panasonic PT-CW230U

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Panasonic PT-CW230U Projector

2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB Sep 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £193.25 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Excellent Brand

Panasonic is one of the leading data projector manufacturers according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all projectors. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The PT-CW230U is typical compared to the other 89 comparable spec data projectors that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PT-CW230U is £194.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since April 2017.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-CW230U does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector also do not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative projectors which also support full HD which you might also want to consider including the AAXA Technologies LED Android Pico Projector which is also higher rated.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-CW230U has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The PT-CW230U has a fairly average noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector.

If you don't mind having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Benq SP870 (£11,998.80) (36dB).

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-CW230U has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector. The projector brightnesses of data projectors of a similar age and type to this data projector range from 110 ANSI lumens to 12,000 ANSI lumens.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-CW230U has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector the resolution ranges from XGA (1024x768) to WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

Like most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector, the Panasonic PT-CW230U does not have a DVI port.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Panasonic PT-CW230U has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of this spec and age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptcw230u
Barcodes 00100177420707, 00151903137611, 00885170083189

Panasonic PT-CW230U Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-CW230U review we compared this projector to 2,059 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 326,528 product attributes, 14,204 projector reviews and 2,772,200 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.

Other Projectors to Consider

Benq SP870 vs Panasonic PT-CW230U

Benq SP870 vs Panasonic PT-CW230U
Benq SP870 Panasonic PT-CW230U
£ 11,998.80 £0.00
Two More Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins
2,500 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
One More Number of Built-In Speakers
A Lot Lighter
Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Lower RMS Rated Power

D5110W-WNL vs PT-CW230U

Vivitek D5110W-WNL vs Panasonic PT-CW230U
Vivitek D5110W-WNL Panasonic PT-CW230U
£ 1,504.80 £0.00
Newer by 16 Months
2,500 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
One More Built-In Speaker
Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports
1,500h Shorter Lamp Service Life
One Less Audio in Port

Benq SP920P vs Panasonic PT-CW230U

Benq SP920P vs Panasonic PT-CW230U
Benq SP920P Panasonic PT-CW230U
£ 3,318.40 £0.00
Three Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins
59% Brighter Projector Brightness
Two Number of Built-In Speakerss
DVI Port
Only One Audio (L,R) in
One Less VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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