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Panasonic PTEW550EJ Projector

£1,503.80
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB May 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date £157.32 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic has excellent multimedia projector reviews
Supports full HD
Has a built-in speaker(s)
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Panasonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

Panasonic is one of the best multimedia projector brands according to average user and expert review score data that we have collected for all data projectors. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The PT-EW550 is typical compared to the other 13 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PT-EW550 will cost £158 over 1 year to run.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was May 2016 when this projector was released.


Video

Supports Full HD

The PT-EW550 supports full HD, as do most of the other recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-EW550 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors that have been around for the last year.

It is worth considering alternative multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the PT-EX520LEJ (£1,524.38), or the PT-EX520EJ (£1,606.71) both from Panasonic.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-EW550 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

If you are looking for a brighter projector brightness then you might want to consider the PT-EX520EJ (£1,606.71) (5,300 ANSI lumens), or the PT-EX520LEJ (£1,524.38) (5,300 ANSI lumens) both from Panasonic.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The PT-EW550 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Performance

Very Quiet Noise Level

The PT-EW550 has a fairly quiet noise level (only 35 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector. Across all the projectors that are a comparable age to this projector the noise levels range from 34dB to 43dB.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The PT-EW550 has a DVI port. Most of the other latest 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also have a DVI port.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Panasonic PT-EW550 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other recently released 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The PT-EW550 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other new 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-EW550 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptew550lej, panasonic 1920x1200, panasonic ptew550ej, panasonic p239952p, acer ptew550lej, part 1920x1200, acer ptew550ej
Barcodes 05025232838639, 05025232838691

Panasonic PT-EW550 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-EW550 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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