Panasonic PTEX520EJ
Panasonic PT-EX520
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Panasonic PTEX520EJ

A fairly new 2000:1 1024 x 768 projector with satisfactory features but high running costs
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Apr 2016
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Panasonic PT-EX520 Review

Released 1 year ago, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-EX520 number 765 across all projectors.
Average Features
16 Months Old
£195 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

Sony 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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £195 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in display
Quite big bulb power

Panasonic PT-EX520 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Multimedia Projectors

Panasonic has excellent average ratings across its entire data projector range. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data 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 mediocre features and at £1,521.54 it is more expensive than 77% of projectors.


Has a Built-In Display

The PT-EX520 has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-EX520 of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 53% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The PT-EX520 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The bulb power of the PT-EX520 of 320W is in the biggest 16% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The PT-EX520's projector brightness of 5,300 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 15% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2016.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The PT-EX520 is one of the more expensive to run projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on passable usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PT-EX520 is £195.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptex520lej, panasonic ptex520ej, panasonic p239955p, panasonic p239956p, part ptex520lej, acer ptex520lej, part ptex520ej, acer ptex520ej, part 1024x768
Barcodes 00885170268814, 05025232838837, 05025232838899

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