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Panasonic PT-TW330 Projector

4000:1 WXGA (1280x800) 36dB 3,100 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £146.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Data projectors built by Panasonic generally have excellent ratings compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic multimedia projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The PT-TW330 has an average 1 year running cost of £147 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 36 projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was September 2013 when this data projector was released.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-TW330 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-TW330 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also do not support full HD.

It is worth considering other projectors which also support full HD including the Hitachi CP-WX3030WN (£597.95).

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the PT-TW330 has a pretty standard noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

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Projector

WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

The PT-TW330 has a maximum resolution of WXGA (1280x800). That's 30% more resolution than a XGA (1024x768) projector, which is the most common resolution.

A WXGA (1280x800) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all projectors of this age and spec.

An XGA (1024x768) projector native resolution is the worst resolution across similar types of data projector.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,100 ANSI lumens, the PT-TW330 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this data projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the NEC P401 (£1,287.61) (3,300 ANSI lumens).

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The PT-TW330 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years also are ceiling mountable.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The Panasonic PT-TW330 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to this multimedia projector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-TW330 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other data projectors of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-TW330 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this projector is 5,500h. With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Panasonic PT-TW330 has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic pttw330ea, panasonic pttw330u
Barcodes 00115971618120, 00766150036688, 00885170146532, 05025232751846

Panasonic PT-TW330 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-TW330 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 327,808 product attributes, 14,367 projector reviews and 3,039,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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