Panasonic PT-DW640
Panasonic PT-DW640
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Panasonic PT-DW640

A 5 year old 2000:1 280 x 800 projector with adequate features but high running costs
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Dec 2012
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Panasonic PT-DW640 Review

With average features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-DW640 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£281 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 35?

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 £281 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a DVI port
Quite bright projector brightness
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-DW640 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

On average Panasonic projectors have excellent ratings. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PT-DW640 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than the WXGA (1280x800) resolution found on most projectors.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst similar types of projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PT-DW640 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-DW640 has a DVI port, unlike 88% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-DW640 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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The PT-DW640 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-DW640 of 35dB is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 50% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since December 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PT-DW640 is one of the more expensive to run data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PT-DW640 is £281.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic panptdw640els, panasonic panptdw640elk, panasonic ptdw640els, panasonic ptdw640uls, panasonic ptdw640ulk, panasonic ptdw640elk, panasonic ptdw640us, panasonic ptdw640es, panasonic ptdw640ek, ptdw640esj


04054842144640, 05025232704316, 05025232704323, 05025232704330, 05025232704354, 05025232704361, 05025232704378

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