Panasonic PT-TW240
Panasonic PT-TW240
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Panasonic PT-TW240

A 4 year old 4000:1 280 x 800 data projector with not very good features
4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-TW240 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-TW240 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£147 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 33?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £147 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite small bulb power
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Panasonic PT-TW240 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic is one of the best projector manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-TW240 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the PT-TW240 of only 190W is in the smallest 9% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-TW240's noise level of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 52% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-TW240 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Panasonic PT-TW240 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

Across comparable types of projector the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-TW240 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 24% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-TW240 in September 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The PT-TW240 has an average 1 year running cost of £147 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic solutionspany pttw240u, panasonic pttw240u, pttw240e


00042111904747, 00885170146549, 05025232751860

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