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Panasonic PT-TW240 Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jun 2013
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Lightweight, compact short-throw projector - 2,700 lm of brightness in a compact body- WXGA (1,280 x 800)- High contrast ratio up to of 4,000:1- Long lamp-replacement cycle- Quiet 29 dB design-... More
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8 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

Multimedia projectors produced by Panasonic have an average rating of 91%, which is in the top 1% of all projector manufacturers that we have assessed.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-TW240 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

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WXGA (1280x800) Projector Native Resolution

The PT-TW240 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

This projector's resolution (WXGA (1280x800)) is in fact the best resolution across all similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the PT-TW240.

The worst resolution across comparable types of projector is XGA (1024x768).

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Quite Big Matrix Size

With a matrix size of 0.65 inches, the Panasonic PT-TW240 has one of the bigger matrix sizes amongst projectors of this age. Across all the comparable spec data projectors that came out more than two years ago the matrix sizes range from 0.55" to 0.65".

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The PT-TW240 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the projectors of this age and type. This multimedia projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector compared to most of the projectors of a comparable age and type to the PT-TW240 which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Very Long Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

Data projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PT-TW240 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 3,000h and 8,500h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 5,900h. With a service life of lamp (economic mode) of 8,500 hours, the PT-TW240 has a very long service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the PT-TW240.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This data projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as it.

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Light

The average weight of multimedia projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PT-TW240 is 4kg, and the weights range from 3.4g to 28kg. With a weight of only 2.5 kilograms, the PT-TW240 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that came out around the same time as the PT-TW240.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Most multimedia projectors of a similar age and type to the PT-TW240 do not support 3D. The PT-TW240 is no exception to this as it too does not support 3D.

We compared this projector to all the other projectors with a 3D and we think the NEC L51W[plb_1496151_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PT-TW240 do not support full HD. The PT-TW240 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The PT-TW240 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PT-TW240 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Only Fixed Zoom Ratio

This projector supports a Fixed zoom ratio, which is the most frequently supported zoom ratio on projectors of this type and age.

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Very Small Bulb Power

Projectors of a similar type and age to the PT-TW240 have bulb powers of between 180W and 380W. At only 190 Watts, the PT-TW240 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the PT-TW240.

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Very Small Uniformity

Across all the data projectors of this age and type the uniformitys range from 80% to 90%, and the average uniformity is 83%. At only 80 percent, the Panasonic PT-TW240 has a quite small uniformity compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The PT-TW240 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity projector. Most of the other projectors that were launched around the same time as the PT-TW240 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-TW240

OK Running Costs

The PT-TW240 is typical compared to the other 32 projectors of this type and age that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PT-TW240 will cost £147 over 1 year to run.

Released Over Three Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market for over three years.

Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-TW240 has a fairly typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PT-TW240.

If you would consider a data projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Panasonic PT-VX500[plb_1746995_price] (34dB), or the Hitachi CP-A222[plb_1806846_price] (34dB).

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1280 X 800 Supported Graphics Resolutions

The PT-TW240 supports a maximum resolution of 1280 x 800. That's over three times the resolution of the most common supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA). In addition, this multimedia projector support a supported graphics resolutions of 1280 x 800 (WXGA) and 800 x 600 (SVGA).

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Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens, the PT-TW240 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to the PT-TW240.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Progressive Scan Output
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
Headphone Outputs
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Altitude
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £44.23
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Total running cost over 5 years £146.78
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-TW240uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.73T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pttw240, pttw240e, panasonic pttw240, panasonic pttw240u, panasonic solutionspany pttw240, panasonic solutionspany pttw240u
Barcodes 00042111904747, 00885170146549, 05025232751860

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