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Panasonic PTLB382A

72

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Panasonic PTLB382A

£634.98
Panasonic PT-LB382
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A fairly new and economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features but representing only average value for money
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 12000:1 No Aug 2016
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Panasonic PT-LB382 Review

Released 1 year ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-LB382 number 996 across all projectors.
61
Value for Money
Good
73
Features
Good Features
84
Age
18 Months Old
75
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Longer than average service life of lamp
Ightness: 3800 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 projec - brightness: 3800 lumens
Optional item et-wml100 wireless module for wireless projection
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-LB382 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We calculated the average reviews for all Panasonic data projectors and found that Panasonic had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 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 57% of projectors, it is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £634.98 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PT-LB382 is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PT-LB382 will cost £72 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2016.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PT-LB382 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Panasonic PT-LB382 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 82% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-LB382 of 12,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 38% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-LB382's projector brightness of 3,800 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 33% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Panasonic PT-LB382's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 68% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-LB382 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-LB382 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 Panasonic PT-LB382 of 230W is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 51% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-LB382 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic bts ptlb382u, panasonic 1024x768, panasonic ptlb382u, panasonic ptlb382a, acer ptlb382a

Barcodes:

00008.8517E+11, 05025232823062

Panasonic PTLB382A

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