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Overall Score

Panasonic PT-FX400U

A classic 600:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with good features
600:1 XGA (1024x768) No 33dB Oct 2012
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-FX400U Review

With excellent reviews but good features,
90
3 Reviews
69
Good Features
28
4 Years Old
55
£108 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Panasonic projector has running costs of £108 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and that it is robust.
The PT-FX400U has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a DVI port
HD-Ready
Only 1,080 video mode

Panasonic PT-FX400U In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic has excellent average ratings across its entire data projector range compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users 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.

Customers 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.


Features

Has a DVI Port

The PT-FX400U has a DVI port, which is unusual. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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HD-Ready

The Panasonic PT-FX400U is HD-Ready, unlike 79% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-FX400U has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The PT-FX400U has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Panasonic multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-FX400U of 4,000 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 72% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The PT-FX400U's noise level of 33dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 35% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The PT-FX400U's service life of lamp of 6,000h is fairly long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-FX400U supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-FX400U in October 2012.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the PT-FX400U is £108 over 1 year based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptfx400u
Barcodes 00885170030350
Cheaper to run by £3.56
2 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness
£32.17 cheaper to run
A lot dimmer projector brightness

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