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Panasonic PT-EW640U

69

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Panasonic PT-EW640U

Panasonic PT-EW640U
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A fully featured but 3 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs
35dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No Sep 2014
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Panasonic PT-EW640U Review

With excellent features but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-EW640U as follows:
83
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £120 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving 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

Panasonic PT-EW640U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PT-EW640U is in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-EW640U is £120.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Panasonic projector was released in September 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-EW640U of 35dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 40% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-EW640E of only 5,000 is lower than 66% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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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 PT-EW640U's projector brightness of 5,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than 89% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PT-EW640U of 4,000h is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-EW640U has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-EW640U has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The PT-EW640U's bulb power of 335W is bigger than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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HD-Ready

The PT-EW640U is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of multimedia projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-EW640U does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-EW640U has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptew640u, panasonic ew640u, ptew640e

Barcodes:

00885170196629, 05025232787883, 05025232787890

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