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Panasonic PT-CW240

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Panasonic PT-CW240 Projector

8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 37dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £143.58 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic has excellent reviews for its data projectors
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Multimedia projectors produced by Panasonic generally have excellent reviews. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The PT-CW240 is typical compared to the other 14 data projectors of this spec and age that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PT-CW240 is £144.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was August 2013 when this projector was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-CW240 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative data projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Panasonic PTCW330U.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

The PT-CW240 has a relatively average noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 37dB noise level projectors currently available including the Panasonic PTCW330U which has better reviews.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector, the Panasonic PT-CW240 does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in alternative projectors which also support full HD including the Infocus IN3138 (£725.98), or the Sony VPL-FHZ55 (£1,932.36).

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3D-Ready

The Panasonic PT-CW240 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for more than two years.

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Projector

Very Dim Projector Brightness

8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector have projector brightnesses of between 2,600 ANSI lumens and 7,000 ANSI lumens. The PT-CW240 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors of a similar age and type to it.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Panasonic PT-CW240 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The PT-CW240 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-CW240 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PT-CW240 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this projector is 240W, the biggest is 350W, and the average bulb power is 280W. With a bulb power of only 240 Watts, the PT-CW240 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic bts ptcw240u, panasonic ptcw240u
Barcodes 00008.8517E+11, 00885170108332, 05025232706662

Panasonic PT-CW240 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-CW240 review we compared this projector to 2,071 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 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 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.

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