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Panasonic PT-VX400

Panasonic PT-VX400
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Jan 2013
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Panasonic PT-VX400 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-VX400 as follows:
75
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Panasonic PT-VX400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The PT-VX400 has an average 5 year running cost of £77 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-VX400 in January 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-VX400 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-VX400 of 35dB is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 57% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-VX400's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 11% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Panasonic PT-VX400 of 4,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 30% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-VX400 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-VX400 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the PT-VX400 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 22% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PT-VX400 of 245W is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 39% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the PT-VX400 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PT-VX400 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Has a TV Tuner Integrated

The PT-VX400 has a TV tuner integrated, which is unusual. 99% of projectors do not have a TV tuner integrated.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic PT-VX400 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 90% of multimedia projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptvx400ntu, panasonic ptvx400ea, oem ptvx400nt

Barcodes:

00885170060333, 05025232647750

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