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Panasonic PT-FX400U

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Panasonic PT-FX400U Projector

600:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB 4,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £107.97 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Reasonably priced
Good quality
3 Reviews

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Panasonic is one of the best data projector brands according to average expert and owner review score data that we have collected for all data projectors. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The PT-FX400U has an average running cost of £108 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 5 600:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed this projector thought it was good value for money. Dkoemans mentioned in their review of the Panasonic PT-FX400U “Inexpensive, bright, long lamp life”.


Good Picture Quality

One person thought it had good picture quality.


Design

Good Quality

One customer mentioned that it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com said “Great picture quality” in their review of this projector.

Reliable

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was reliable. Three years ago Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Reliable Performance” in their Panasonic PT-FX400U review.

Easy to Setup

One owner who reviewed this projector concluded that it was easy to setup. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic PT-FX400U three years ago “Easy To Set Up”. One owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use.

Ceiling Mountable

The PT-FX400U is ceiling mountable. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago also are ceiling mountable.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-FX400U has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the Panasonic PT-FW300NT.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in October 2012.


Video

Supports Full HD

The Panasonic PT-FX400U supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as this projector which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The PT-FX400U is HD-Ready. Most of the other similar spec data projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector also are HD-Ready.

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Projector

Very Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the 600:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector the projector brightnesses range from 2,600 ANSI lumens to 4,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,400 ANSI lumens. The PT-FX400U has a very bright projector brightness (4,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The PT-FX400U has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 33 decibels, the PT-FX400U has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this projector.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 33dB noise level projectors currently available including the Infocus IN1110A (£537.15) which has better reviews.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Panasonic PT-FX400U has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The PT-FX400U has a DVI port, as do most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Panasonic PT-FX400U has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-FX400U has a handheld remote control. Most of the other 600:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of 6,000 hours, the PT-FX400U has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors of this spec and age. Comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago have service life of lamps of between 1,500h and 30,000h.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptfx400u
Barcodes 00885170030350

Panasonic PT-FX400U Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-FX400U review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 326,513 product attributes, 14,250 projector reviews and 2,764,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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