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Panasonic PT-TW240 Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 35dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £146.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic has excellent multimedia projector reviews
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Panasonic Has Excellent Multimedia Projector Reviews

Multimedia projectors produced by Panasonic generally have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The PT-TW240 has an average running cost of £147 over 1 year based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 36 projectors of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-TW240 in September 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-TW240 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-TW240 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to this projector also do not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Hitachi CP-WX3030WN (£597.95).

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Projector

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago range from 500 ANSI lumens to 13,000 ANSI lumens. At only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-TW240 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this multimedia projector.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PT-TW240 is WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than the most common projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

This data projector's resolution (WXGA (1280x800)) is in fact the best resolution amongst all 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to this data projector.

Amongst comparable types of data projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the PT-TW240 has a fairly average noise level compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector.

Other data projectors with a louder noise level that you might want to look at include the CPAW252WNM (£864) (34dB), or the CP-AW252 (£864) (34dB) both from Hitachi.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Panasonic PT-TW240 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PT-TW240 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-TW240 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The PT-TW240 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth noting that most of the other data projectors of this age and spec also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

With a bulb power of only 190 Watts, the PT-TW240 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector. Across all the data projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector the bulb powers range from 180W to 380W, and the average bulb power is 230W.

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Product Identifiers

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

Panasonic PT-TW240 Review Sources

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