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Panasonic PTEW540LEJ

£11,998.80
Panasonic PT-EW540LE
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A fully featured but 3 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with alright running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
35dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Dec 2014
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Panasonic PT-EW540LE Review

With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-EW540LE as follows:
52
Value for Money
Average
82
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Quiet 29-db design
Corner keystone correction
WXGA 2,000:1

Panasonic PT-EW540LE In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Projectors

We calculated the average ratings for all Panasonic data projectors and found that Panasonic had excellent ratings compared to other brands. 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 good features but is over 6 months old and at £11,998.80 it is more expensive than 92% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-EW540LE is one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-EW540LE is £110.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-EW540LE in December 2014.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

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

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-EW540LE's noise level of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 43% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PT-EW540's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than 85% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The Panasonic PT-EW540LE's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 19% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PT-EW540LE of 4,000h is pretty typical compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 54% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-EW540LE has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-EW540LE has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PT-EW540LE of 335W is bigger than 87% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The PT-EW540LE has an air filter, unlike 96% of data projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the PT-EW540LE does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-EW540LE has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic projectorptew540lej, panasonic ptew540ej, panasonic ptew540le, panasonic tew540ej, panasonic ew540lej, panasonic ptew540u, acer ptew540lej, ptew540lu

Barcodes:

00885170196643, 00885170196650, 05025232787951, 05025232787968, 05025232788002, 05025232788019

Panasonic PTEW540LEJ

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