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Panasonic PT-TX400

38

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Panasonic PT-TX400

Panasonic PT-TX400

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A middle of the road spec and 3 year old moderate noise level XGA projector, with high running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Aug 2014
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Panasonic PT-TX400 Review

With average features and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Panasonic PT-TX400 as follows:
58
Features
Average Features
45
Age
3 Years Old
26
Running Costs
£114 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

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 £114 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 1,858 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Short projection distance, 80-inch screen images
Easy recycling
Eco-friendly design
A wide variety of functions for easy setup
USB display function and HDMI input terminal
Memory viewer function
Convenient features
Curved screen correction
Corner keystone correction for angled protection
Easy installation
Has a built-in speaker
Daylight view lite
Quiet 28-db design helps to hold viewers attention
A long-life filter with a maximum 5,000-hour replacement cycle
A maximum 8,000-hour lamp replacement cycle
High brightness and high contrast
Superior performance
Low power consumption
Does not support full HD
Louder than average noise level

Panasonic PT-TX400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-TX400 is £114 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 1,858 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Panasonic projector was released in August 2014.

Features

1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PT-TX400 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all projectors ranges from DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-TX400 of 37dB is in the loudest 23% of all projectors when sorted 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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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Panasonic PT-TX400 of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 45% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The PT-TX400's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 64% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-TX400 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 40,000h. The service life of lamp of the PT-TX400 of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 74% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-TX400 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The Panasonic PT-TX400's bulb power of 230W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 51% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Panasonic PT-TX400 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

acer pttx400a

Barcodes:

05025232788811

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