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Panasonic PTEX520EJ

£1,521.54
Panasonic PT-EX520
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A good spec but marginally out of date moderate noise level XGA data projector, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Apr 2016
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Panasonic PT-EX520 Review

Released 2 years ago, we have scored the Panasonic PT-EX520 as follows:
60
Value for Money
Good
69
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
64
Running Costs
£99 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 £99 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Dust-resistant cabinet with one-way air flow design
Network function via LAN for easy remote operation
Range of optional lenses
Vertical 360-degree projector cabinet rotation
Corner keystone & curved screen correction
Wireless projection with optional dongle (et-wml100)
Powered lens shift, zoom, and focus via remote control
DIGITAL LINK supports transmission of uncompressed full HD video, audio, and control commands through a single CAT 5e or higher STP cable for distances of up to 150 m (492 ft)*4
Ultra-quiet 29 db*3 operation on eco modesystem flexibility
Eco management system effectively reduces power consumption
Easy access to lamp, filter, and lens when mounted on ceiling
Reusable eco filter replacement extended to 15,000 hours*2
Bigger than average bulb power
Long lamp replacement cycle: up to 5,000 hours (eco) / 4,000 hours (normal)*2
Color adjustment function to correct color variations in multi-projector applicationslow TCO and easy maintenance
DICOM simulation mode*1 for medical presentations
Daylight view basic function ensures clear and vivid image quality in bright environments
High resolution up to XGA for detailed full HD images
Dynamic 10,000:1 contrast performance with iris
High brightness of 5,300 lm from a compact body
Compact and lightweight multi-purpose projectors offer flexibility and economyexcellent picture quality
Supports free multi projector monitoring & control software
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Panasonic PT-EX520 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

Panasonic has excellent average reviews across its entire multimedia projector range compared to other brands. 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 is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £1,521.54 it is more expensive than 77% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PT-EX520 is £99, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This data projector was released in April 2016.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PT-EX520 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-EX520 of 35dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 53% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Panasonic PT-EX520 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 91% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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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 Panasonic PT-EX520's projector brightness of 5,300 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 14% 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-EX520 of 4,000h is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 46% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Panasonic PT-EX520 of 320W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 85% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Display

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ptex520lej ptex520lej, panasonic ptex520lej, panasonic ptex520ej, panasonic p239955p, panasonic 1024x768, acer ptex520lej, part ptex520ej, acer ptex520ej, part 1024x768

Barcodes:

00885170268814, 05025232838837, 05025232838899

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