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Panasonic PT-CW241
Panasonic PT-CW241

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Panasonic PT-CW241 Projector

8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £143.58 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic has excellent projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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


Running Costs Are OK

The PT-CW241 is typical compared to the other 14 data projectors of a similar age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PT-CW241 will cost £144 over 1 year to run.


Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-CW241 in August 2013.


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-CW241 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Panasonic PTCW330U which has better reviews.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-CW241 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that most of the other projectors of this age and type also do not support full HD.

Alternative projectors which also support full HD that you might want to look at include the Infocus IN3138 (£725.98), or the Sony VPL-FHZ55 (£1,944.69).

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The Panasonic PT-CW241 is 3D-ready, as are most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors that were released more than two years ago the projector brightnesses range from 2,600 ANSI lumens to 7,000 ANSI lumens. The PT-CW241 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age.

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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 data projectors that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 35 decibels, the PT-CW241 has a quite quiet noise level compared to most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector. Across all the projectors that were released more than two years ago the noise levels range from 33dB to 40dB, and the average noise level is 36dB.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The PT-CW241 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other data projectors of this spec and age also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Ceiling Mountable

The PT-CW241 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-CW241 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 8000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-CW241 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and type also do not have a DVI port.

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Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 240 Watts, the PT-CW241 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and type. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to this multimedia projector is 240W, the biggest is 350W, and the average bulb power is 280W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ptcw241re
Barcodes 05025232745944

Panasonic PT-CW241 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-CW241 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 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 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.