Panasonic PTCW330U
Panasonic PTCW330U
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Panasonic PTCW330U

A 4 year old 8000:1 280 x 800 data projector with satisfactory features and many owner recommendations
8000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Yes 37dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PTCW330U Review

With average features, we have scored the Panasonic PTCW330U as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£154 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £154 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Panasonic projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Features noise reduction
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD

Panasonic PTCW330U In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

We calculated the average reviews for all Panasonic data projectors and found that Panasonic had excellent reviews compared to other brands. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PTCW330U has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PTCW330U of 37dB is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 72% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Panasonic PTCW330U features noise reduction. 97% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Panasonic PTCW330U of 3,100 ANSI lumens is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 44% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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The Panasonic PTCW330U is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Panasonic PTCW330U does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The PTCW330U has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst comparable types of projector.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the PTCW330U in May 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PTCW330U has an average 1 year running cost of £154 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic ptcw330u3100lm1dlpwxgaultra, panasonic 1280x800
Barcodes 00012303720387, 00044113074343, 00132017786452, 00163121204648, 00168141610530, 00172302797251, 00791836563875, 00804067181890, 00808112922216, 00809392588703, 00885170108325, 08851701083258
£58.16 cheaper to run
2dB quieter noise level
10 months older
Cheaper to run by £79.64
2dB quieter noise level
Significantly Lower user review Score
£40.54 cheaper to run
Brighter projector brightness
34% shorter service life of lamp
£40.54 cheaper to run
Brighter projector brightness
34% shorter service life of lamp
Cheaper to run by £38.94
A bit quieter noise level
Shorter service life of lamp
26% cheaper to run
25% brighter projector brightness
A little Lower user review Score