Panasonic PT-DW640


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Panasonic PT-DW640

Panasonic PT-DW640
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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with OK running costs
35dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-DW640 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-DW640 as follows:
Good Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Bright, versatile operation in a compact projector - 6000 lumens brightness and WXGA resolution for vivid, crisp images
RGB booster technology providing vivid color reproduction and high brightness
Dual lamp system allowing for uninterrupted 24/7 projection
The original eco filter eliminates the need for filter replacement for up to 12,000 hours
Multi-screen support system for seamless connection multiple screens
Available in both silver and black cabinet color
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-DW640 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

Panasonic projectors have excellent ratings on average and Panasonic is one of the leading manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PT-DW640 has an average 5 year running cost of £160 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-DW640 in August 2013.


1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Panasonic PT-DW640 of only 2,000 is in the lowest 11% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-DW640's noise level of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 43% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PT-DW640's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 89% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-DW640 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PT-DW640 of 280W is in the biggest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-DW640 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DW640 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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The PT-DW640 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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


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

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