Panasonic PTEW540E
Panasonic PT-EW540
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Panasonic PTEW540E

A 3 year old 2000:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with average features
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Dec 2014
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Panasonic PT-EW540 Review

With average features and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-EW540 number 772 across all projectors.
Average Features
2 Years Old
£158 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 39?

Sony 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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £158 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 16% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
Fairly bright projector brightness
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PT-EW540 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Data projectors produced by Panasonic have excellent ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all data projectors (not just data projectors) and found that Panasonic also has excellent ratings across its entire range. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money


The cheapeast multimedia projectors that we found costs £106 and the most expensive costs £17,495. We think that this Panasonic projector looks expensive.


Has an Air Filter

The PT-EW540 has an air filter. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have an air filter.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the PT-EW540 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the PT-EW540 has a relatively typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-EW540 has a DVI port. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-EW540 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-EW540 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. The PT-EW540 has a fairly big bulb power (335 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in December 2014.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PT-EW540 has an average running cost of £158 over 1 year based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,758 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic projectorptew540lej, panasonic ptew540le, panasonic ptew540ej, panasonic ptew540u, panasonic tew540ej, panasonic ew540lej, ptew540lu
Barcodes 00885170196643, 00885170196650, 05025232787951, 05025232787968, 05025232788002, 05025232788019

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