Panasonic PTEW550EJ
Panasonic PT-EW550
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Panasonic PTEW550EJ

A relatively new 2000:1 280 x 800 projector with not bad features but a price that represents satisfactory value for money
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 35dB May 2016
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Panasonic PT-EW550 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-EW550 number 536 across all projectors.
Good Features
15 Months Old
£158 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 58?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £158 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big bulb power
Has a DVI port
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Panasonic PT-EW550 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Brand

On average Panasonic projectors have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £1,501.00 it is more expensive than 77% of projectors.


Quite Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-EW550 of 320W is in the biggest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-EW550 has a DVI port. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-EW550 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-EW550 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Panasonic PT-EW550 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 18% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PT-EW550 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution across comparable types of data projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-EW550's noise level of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 54% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Released 15 Months Ago

This projector was released in May 2016.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the PT-EW550 is £158 based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05025232838691

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