Panasonic PTDW830EK


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Panasonic PTDW830EK

Panasonic PT-DW830

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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with average running costs but representing only average value for money
40dB 1280 X 800 10000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-DW830 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-DW830 number 845 in 3D projectors.
Value for Money
Good Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£240 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 65?

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 £240 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 6% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Lamp modulation drive system
Full-HD ready WUXGA resolution
Waveform monitor function
Rec,709 mode for HDTV projection
DICOM simulation mode*
System daylight view 2 for enhanced colour perception
Detail clarity process 3 gives natural clarity to even the finest details
Dynamic RGB booster
Brighter than average projector brightness
Conventional system
The new dynamic RGB booster enhances both brightness and colour reproduction
Dynamic iris for A high 10,000:1* contrast ratio
Bright 8,500 im from compact body
Advanced technologies for excellent image quality
Does not support full HD
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-DW830 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Panasonic projectors and found that Panasonic had excellent ratings. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £6,064.80 it is more expensive than 95% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic PT-DW830 and the United Kingdom price of £6,064.80 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $6,949.00 (£9,581.28).

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PT-DW830 is one of the more expensive to run projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-DW830 is £240.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This projector was released 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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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PT-DW830's noise level of 40dB is louder than 95% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-DW830 of 10,000 is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 47% of all data projectors when ordered 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 Panasonic PT-DW830's projector brightness of 8,500 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PT-DW830 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Panasonic PT-DW830 of 420W is bigger than 98% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Panasonic PT-DW830 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The PT-DW830 has a card reader integrated, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-DW830 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DW830 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic bts ptdw830ulk, panasonic bts ptdw830ulw, panasonic ptdw830ulw, panasonic ptdw830ulk, panasonic ptdw830uk, panasonic ptdw830l, panasonic 1280x800


00008.8517E+11, 00885170123335, 00885170123359, 05025232738496

Panasonic PTDW830EK


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