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Panasonic PT-VX500

Panasonic PT-VX500
10
Brand Rating
Mediocre Brand
76
Features
Good Features
66
Age
6 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£94 Over 5 Years
65
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run XGA average noise level projector.
1024 X 768 (XGA) 37dB Medium 5,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-VX500 as follows:

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65
Kagoo Score
11
Brand Rating
77
Features
66
Age
77
Running Costs

65

65
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 65?

Panasonic is a mediocre projector brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2019.
This projector has running costs of £94 over 5 years, which puts it neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,400+ 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Medium contrast ratio
Louder than average noise level
Very short service life of lamp

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each projector by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the projector is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec projectors come to market, the older projectors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Medium contrast ratio
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Has an Ethernet LAN
Bigger than average bulb power
Energy Star certified
HD-Ready
Has a carrying case
1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level
Very short service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PT-VX500 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution found on most projectors. §.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-VX500 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 21% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The average noise level of all multimedia projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 54dB.

What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit
Medium Contrast Ratio

This multimedia projector has a 4000:1 contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found contrast ratio on projectors. A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.

A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
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The projector brightness of the PT-VX500 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 82% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The PT-VX500 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control
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The PT-VX500 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,400h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The PT-VX500's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is shorter than 88% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Ethernet LAN
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The PT-VX500 has an Ethernet LAN, as do 52% of multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PT-VX500 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
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The Panasonic PT-VX500's bulb power of 280W is bigger than 75% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Energy Star Certified

The PT-VX500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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HD-Ready

The PT-VX500 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PT-VX500 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 81% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Age

Panasonic PT-VX500 Release Date

January 2013

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Running Costs

Panasonic PT-VX500 Running Costs

The PT-VX500 has an average running cost of £94 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,400+ multimedia projectors that we checked.

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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Panasonic PT-VX500 Specification

Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Software
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Performance
Noise Level (Economic Mode)
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Horizontal Scan Range
Vertical Scan Range
HDCP
Projector
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Colour Depth
Zoom Capability
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (Tele)
Projection Distance (Wide)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Zoom Type
Lamps
Lamp Power (Economic Mode)
Lamp
Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
AUX in
S-Video Inputs
PC Audio in
Serial Interface Type
PC Audio Out
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC (Power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
TV Tuner Integrated
RMS Rated Power
Timeshift
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Built-in Display
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Source
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Carrying Case
User Guide
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included
Other Features
Networking Features
Connectivity Technology
Aspect Ratio
Built-in Touchpad

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

ieptvx500ea ptvx500ea, panasonic 1024x768, panasonic ptvx500e, panasonic ptvx500u

Barcodes

 00151902946580,  00163120317608,  00172302796001,  00885170073647,  05025232666683,  05025232666867

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