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Panasonic PT-DS12
Panasonic PT-DS12

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Panasonic PT-DS12 Projector

10000:1 SXGA+(1400x1050) 45dB 12,000 ANSI Lumens Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £315.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic multimedia projectors have excellent reviews
Very bright projector brightness
Supports full HD

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Reviews

Panasonic Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Data projectors built by Panasonic are some of the best data projectors according to average user and expert reviews. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Projector

Very Bright Projector Brightness

At 12,000 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-DS12 has a very bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar type and age to this projector. The average projector brightness of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 3,400 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 300 ANSI lumens to 20,000 ANSI lumens.

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Video

Supports Full HD

The PT-DS12 supports full HD, unlike most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago which do not support full HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support full HD currently available including because of it's better review score, the Epson Home Cinema 600.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The PT-DS12 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Quite Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 380 Watts, the PT-DS12 has a fairly big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. The average bulb power of data projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector is 240W.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PT-DS12 has an Ethernet LAN, unlike most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector which do not have an Ethernet LAN.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The PT-DS12 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-DS12 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

The PT-DS12 is one of the less economic to run data projectors of a comparable spec and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PT-DS12 will cost £316 over 1 year to run.


Performance

Very Loud Noise Level

10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector have noise levels of between 28dB and 49dB. With a noise level of 45 decibels, the Panasonic PT-DS12's noise level is one of the loudest amongst comparable spec multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the Panasonic PT-DW11 (£16,251.60) (45dB).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this multimedia projector was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer ptds12k, ptds12ke
Barcodes 05025232726028

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