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Panasonic PTVX420AJ Projector

£676.79
10000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 4,500 ANSI Lumens Jul 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £95.89 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent brand
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an Ethernet LAN
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Reviews

Excellent Brand

On average projectors from Panasonic are rated 90 out of 100, which is in the top 1% of all projector brands that we have looked at. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The PT-VX420 is typical compared to the other 115 projectors of this age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the PT-VX420 will cost £96 over 1 year to run.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was July 2015 when Panasonic released the PT-VX420.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-VX420 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including cheaper projectors such as the CPX4041WN (£693.48), or the CPAW2505 (£691.20) both from Hitachi or the NEC M303WS (£732).

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

At 4,500 ANSI lumens, the PT-VX420 has a pretty average projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-VX420 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet LAN

The PT-VX420 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable type and age to this data projector.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The Panasonic PT-VX420 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-VX420 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec data projectors that were released more than a year ago also do not have a DVI port.

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Performance

Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of data projectors of this age and type is 27dB and the loudest is 48dB. The PT-VX420 has one of the louder noise levels (37 decibels) amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

Other 37dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper projectors such as the CPWX3541, or the CPX4041WN (£693.48) both from Hitachi or the Panasonic PT-VW350 (£636.77).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 02ptvx420aj
Barcodes 05025232822188

Panasonic PT-VX420 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic PT-VX420 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 328,171 product attributes, 14,282 projector reviews and 3,049,700 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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