Panasonic PT-LW271
Panasonic PT-LW271
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Panasonic PT-LW271

A 4000:1 280 x 800 projector with average features
4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 34dB Sep 2013
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Panasonic PT-LW271 Review

Average Features
3 Years Old
£128 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 31?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £128 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
RoHS compliance
Only 1,080 video mode
Quite dim projector brightness

Panasonic PT-LW271 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

On average Panasonic data projectors have excellent ratings compared to other brands as do all data projectors built by Panasonic. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-LW271 has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-LW271 does not support full HD. Most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Panasonic PT-LW271 has one of the smaller bulb powers (only 190 Watts) amongst data projectors of this age.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The PT-LW271 has a pretty average noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-LW271 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Panasonic PT-LW271 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other data projectors.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when this data projector was released.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PT-LW271 will cost £128 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic panasoniptlw271u, panasonic bts ptlw271u, panasonic 1280x800, panasonic ptlw271u, acer ptlw271ea
Barcodes 00016885442477, 00885170146624, 05025232751952, 05025232751969
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