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45

Overall Score

Panasonic PTVW530EAJ

£1,337.24
£1,172.40 £164.84 cheaper than 66 days ago
A 2 year old 5000:1 280 x 800 projector with fine features but a price that represents not very good value for money
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 37dB Jan 2016
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Panasonic PT-VW530 Review

Released 2 years ago, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-VW530 number 962 across all projectors.
25
Poor
44
Average Features
71
19 Months Old
26
£175 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £175 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
HD-Ready
Fairly loud noise level
Does not support full HD

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Panasonic PT-VW530 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Projector Reviews

Panasonic has excellent average ratings across its entire projector range compared to other brands. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £1,172.40 it is more expensive than 68% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Down by £165 (12%)

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-VW530 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PT-VW530's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-VW530 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The PT-VW530 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-VW530's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Panasonic PT-VW530 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

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

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the PT-VW530 of 7,000h is fairly long compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This Panasonic projector was released in January 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PT-VW530 has an average running cost of £175 over 1 year based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptvw530eaj, panasonic ptvw530aj, acer ptvw530eaj
Barcodes 05025232796458, 05025232796465

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