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Panasonic PTLB332A

71

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Panasonic PTLB332A

£572.29
Panasonic PT-LB332
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A good spec and relatively new moderate noise level XGA projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 12000:1 No Aug 2016
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Panasonic PT-LB332 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-LB332 as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
72
Features
Good Features
84
Age
18 Months Old
61
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Brightness: 3300 lumens
Contrast ratio: 12000:1
0.63" 1024 x 768 LCD panel
Resolution: 1024 x 768 (xga)
HDMI in
1.2X zoom lens
USB memory viewer
USB display
10W built in speaker
Optional item et-wml100 wireless module for wireless projection
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-LB332 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

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.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 63% of projectors, it is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £572.29 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic PT-LB332 and the United Kingdom price of £572.29 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $665.95 (£923.61).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PT-LB332 has an average 5 year running cost of £110 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This projector was released in August 2016.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-LB332 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-LB332's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 22% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of data projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Panasonic PT-LB332's contrast ratio (typical) of 12,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 39% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Panasonic PT-LB332 of 3,300 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-LB332 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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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-LB332 of 5,000h is longer than 73% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-LB332 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The PT-LB332's bulb power of 230W is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 52% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-LB332 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic bts ptlb332u, panasonic sapphire, panasonic 1024x768, panasonic ptlb332u, panasonic ptlb332a, acer ptlb332a

Barcodes:

0000008.85E+11, 00008.8517E+11, 05025232823109

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