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Overall Score

Panasonic PT-VX42Z

A 4 year old 4000:1 1024 x 768 projector with average features
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Dec 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Panasonic PT-VX42Z Review

51
Average Features
38
3 Years Old
22
£163 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

Sony 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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £163 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 15% of all 1,758 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Panasonic PT-VX42Z In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic data projectors have excellent reviews on average and across all data projectors Panasonic is one of the leading manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The PT-VX42Z has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Projector Brightness

The PT-VX42Z has a relatively average projector brightness (4,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic PT-VX42Z has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Display

The PT-VX42Z has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PT-VX42Z does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Panasonic PT-VX42Z has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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HD-Ready

The PT-VX42Z is HD-Ready. Most of the other data projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since December 2013.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PT-VX42Z is one of the most expensive to run projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the PT-VX42Z will cost £163 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptvx42zaj, ptvx42ze
Barcodes 00885170180123, 05025232774838
Quieter noise level
1 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness
£125.14 cheaper to run
Brighter projector brightness
Over one year older

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