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Panasonic PTVX500E

£1,060.00
A 4 year old 4000:1 1024 x 768 projector with not bad features
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jan 2013
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Panasonic PT-VX500 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic PT-VX500 as follows for Summary.
61
Good Features
28
4 Years Old
43
£120 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

Sony 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 £120 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
HD-Ready
Fairly bright projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Should You Buy it Now?

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Panasonic PT-VX500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

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


Features

HD-Ready

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

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PT-VX500 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 19% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The PT-VX500 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The PT-VX500's bulb power of 280W is in the biggest 24% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The smallest bulb power of projectors is 3.5W, the biggest is 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The service life of lamp of the Panasonic PT-VX500 of only 2,500h is fairly short compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 10% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The PT-VX500 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This Panasonic projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Average Noise Level

The PT-VX500's noise level of 34dB is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 48% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PT-VX500 has a carrying case. 81% of multimedia projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Energy Star Certified

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

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The PT-VX500 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the PT-VX500 in January 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PT-VX500 is £120, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £25 (2%)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptvx500u, panasonic ptvx500e, panasonic 1024x768
Barcodes 00151902946580, 00163120317608, 00172302796001, 00885170073647, 05025232666683

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