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Panasonic PT-LX30

65

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Panasonic PT-LX30

Panasonic PT-LX30
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An economical to run and classic moderate noise level XGA projector, with good features
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No Jan 2013
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Panasonic PT-LX30 Review

With low running costs and very good reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-LX30 number 63 in battery powered projectors.
74
Reviews
1 Review
69
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Panasonic projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-LX30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This Panasonic data projector received a score of 60% from multimedia projector expert review site pcworld.pl. The multimedia projector expert review sites aren't convinced by this multimedia projector.

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Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Panasonic projectors and found that Panasonic had excellent ratings compared to other brands. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-LX30 is £72 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-LX30 in January 2013.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-LX30 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This Panasonic projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data 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 PT-LX30's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The PT-LX30's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 32% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-LX30 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short 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 Panasonic PT-LX30 of only 3,000h is shorter than 78% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-LX30 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-LX30 of 230W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 49% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The PT-LX30 has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the PT-LX30 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Network Ready

The Panasonic PT-LX30 is network ready. 100% of projectors are not network ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptlx30hu

Barcodes:

00132018025925, 00151903100097, 00885170064638, 05025232653287

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