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Panasonic PT-FW430U

68

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Panasonic PT-FW430U

Panasonic PT-FW430U
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A fully featured but 5 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with satisfactory running costs
33dB 1280 X 800 600:1 No Sep 2012
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Panasonic PT-FW430U Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-FW430U as follows:
84
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

Panasonic PT-FW430U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Data Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Projectors built by Panasonic have excellent ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-FW430U is in the most expensive 11% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-FW430U is £140.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since September 2012.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The PT-FW430U's noise level of 33dB is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 40% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The PT-FW430U's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is lower than 97% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PT-FW430U's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 37% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the PT-FW430U of 6,000h is longer than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-FW430U 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-FW430U has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-FW430U of 250W is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 65% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the PT-FW430U does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-FW430U has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Air Filter

The PT-FW430U has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptfw430u, visipax prptfw430u, visipax ptfw430u, generic ptfw430u

Barcodes:

00779184008309, 00885170030367, 05053731820107

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