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Panasonic PTLB280E

66

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Panasonic PTLB280E

£414.88
Panasonic PT-LB280E

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A good spec but 4 year old moderate noise level XGA projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Jun 2014
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Panasonic PT-LB280E Review

With very good features but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-LB280E as follows:
52
Value for Money
Average
70
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 2,068 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Excellent performance in a compact body
Easy of installation
Variety of useful features
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-LB280E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Panasonic data projectors have excellent reviews on average and Panasonic is one of the best manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-LB280E has an average 5 year running cost of £110 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 2,068 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-LB280E in June 2014.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-LB280E 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 best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The Panasonic PT-LB280E's noise level of 37dB is louder than 76% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-LB280E's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PT-LB280E of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 76% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-LB280E has a built-in speaker. 76% of data 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 PT-LB280E of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 71% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors 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-LB280E has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Panasonic PT-LB280E's bulb power of 230W is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 51% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-LB280E does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

projectors ptlb280e, panasonic ptlb280e, ptlb280e ptlb280e

Barcodes:

05025232788576, 05025232788583

Panasonic PTLB280E

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