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Panasonic PTEW550EJ

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Panasonic PTEW550EJ

£1,535.98
Panasonic PT-EW550
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A fully featured but 2 year old moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with average running costs but representing only moderate value for money
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 No May 2016
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Panasonic PT-EW550 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-EW550 number 704 across all projectors.
65
Value for Money
Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
61
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Bigger than average bulb power
Dynamic contrast of 10,000:1 with iris
High WUXGA resolution for lush detail
Daylight view basic ensures vivid images in bright rooms
DICOM simulation mode for medical presentations
Color adjustment for multi-screen projection

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Panasonic PT-EW550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features and is under 2 years old but at £1,535.98 it is more expensive than 77% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PT-EW550 has an average running cost of £110 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Panasonic released the PT-EW550 in May 2016.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The PT-EW550 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-EW550's noise level of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 48% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-EW550 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 88% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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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 projector brightness of the PT-EW550 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 16% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PT-EW550 of only 4,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 35% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-EW550 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-EW550 does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other projectors. 81% of projectors have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-EW550 of 320W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 85% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Panasonic PT-EW550 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic 1280x800, panasonic ptew550u

Barcodes:

00885170268777, 05025232838639, 05025232838691

Panasonic PTEW550EJ

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