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Panasonic PT-VX500
PTVX500E

£1,060.00
Panasonic PT-VX500
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Our Verdict:
A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with alright running costs
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 5,000 ANSI Lumens Jun 2012
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Panasonic PT-VX500 Review

With very good features but low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-VX500 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
73
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£86 Over 5 Years
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £86 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,885 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
Has a built-in speaker
Superb performance in a compact body
Eco-Friendly performance
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Only 4000:1 contrast ratio

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,035 on Amazon UK 16 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic PT-VX500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

Multimedia projectors built by Panasonic have excellent reviews on average. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic PT-VX500 and the United Kingdom price of £1,060.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,223.99 (£1,709.18).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The PT-VX500 is typical compared to the other 1,885 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-VX500 is £86.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Panasonic projector has been on the market since January 2013.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-VX500 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-VX500 of 34dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 43% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4000:1 Contrast Ratio

The PT-VX500 has a higher contrast ratio than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 4000:1 contrast ratio, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 10000:1 contrast ratio. The contrast ratio of all multimedia projectors ranges from 120:1 (worst) to 2500000:1 (best).

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the PT-VX500 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is brighter than 82% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of multimedia projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-VX500 has a built-in speaker. 79% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-VX500 has a handheld remote control, as do 84% of multimedia projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The Panasonic PT-VX500's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 11% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-VX500 supports full HD, unlike 61% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The PT-VX500's bulb power of 280W is in the biggest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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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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HD-Ready

The Panasonic PT-VX500 is HD-Ready, unlike 78% of multimedia projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Energy Star Certified

The PT-VX500 is Energy Star certified. 99% of data projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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

Barcodes:

00151902946580, 00163120317608, 00172302796001, 00885170073647, 05025232666683, 05025232666867

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