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Panasonic PTFX400U

83

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Panasonic PTFX400U

£110.61
Panasonic PT-FX400U
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A classic and impressive value for money moderate noise level XGA projector, with average running costs and good features
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 600:1 No Oct 2012
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'Panasonic PT-FX400U 4000 ANSI Lumens LCD XGA (1024 x 768) White – Projector, 4000 ANSI Lumens, LCD, XGA (1024 x 768), 600: 1, 838,2 – 7620 mm, 33 – 300), 1.2 – 18.1 M)
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Panasonic PT-FX400U Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-FX400U number 178 across all projectors.
93
Reviews
3 Reviews
98
Value for Money
Excellent
77
Features
Good Features
54
Age
5 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£78 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer data projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest projectors 2018.
This Panasonic projector has running costs of £78 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and that it is robust.
The PT-FX400U has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Durable performance
6,000-Hour lamp replacement cycle
Dust-Resistant design and an eco filter that needs no replacement for 12,000 hours
Inorganic materials maintain image quality longer
Detail clarity processor 3 brings depth and clarity to details
Daylight view premium for better color perception
Eco management functions
Standby mode: eco
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Panasonic PT-FX400U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

Panasonic is one of the best projector brands according to average user and expert reviews. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly 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 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.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

One person thought it had good picture quality.

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.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PT-FX400U has an average running cost of £78 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Panasonic multimedia projector was released in October 2012.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-FX400U has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data 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 PT-FX400U's noise level of 33dB is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 60% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-FX400U's contrast ratio (typical) of only 600 is lower than 97% 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

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Panasonic PT-FX400U's projector brightness of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is brighter than 68% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-FX400U has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Panasonic PT-FX400U of 6,000h is in the longest 22% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-FX400U has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-FX400U of 250W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 36% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-FX400U has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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HD-Ready

The Panasonic PT-FX400U is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-FX400U supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptfx400u

Barcodes:

00885170030350, 05053731820183, 05053731820190

Panasonic PTFX400U

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