Panasonic PT-CW241
Panasonic PT-CW241
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Panasonic PT-CW241

A 4 year old 8000:1 280 x 800 data projector with satisfactory features
8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 35dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-CW241 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-CW241 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£144 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 34?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £144 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Panasonic PT-CW241 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Panasonic has excellent average reviews across its entire data projector range. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-CW241 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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The PT-CW241 is 3D-ready. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-CW241's noise level of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 53% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-CW241 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Panasonic PT-CW241 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This data projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution across comparable types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-CW241 of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-CW241 in August 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PT-CW241 has an average running cost of £144 over 1 year based on alright energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ptcw241re
Barcodes 05025232745944
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