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Panasonic PT-AX100U Projector

720P Home Theater Projector
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From Panasonic Home —   Who would you like to see up close? A Hollywood movie star? Your team's best football player? Your favorite guitarist? Imagine the thrill of sitting in a front row seat, seeing them perform live. That's the kind of thrill you get with Panasonic's PT-AX100U home cinema projector. The PT-AX100U lets you see the biggest stars in larger-than-life size, right in your living room, anytime you want. Fill a big screen (up to 200 inches diagonal) with Panasonic's remarkably clear, vivid, high-definition images, and you'll discover things you'd never see on a small screen. Until you meet your favorite stars in real life, Panasonic PT-AX100U will get you closer to them than you've ever imagined.

  • 2,000-Lumen Brightness—Brightest in its Class
  • Intelligent Light Harmonizer
  • Pure Color Filter produces deep, rich blacks and bright, vivid colors
  • Dynamic Iris and Dynamic Gamma
  • Seven Picture Modes
  • 10-Bit Full Digital Processing
  • Vertical and Horizontal Lens Shift
  • Quiet Operation and Front Exhaust

Panasonic PT-AX100U Projector Specifications

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September 2006
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White Brightness
2,000 Lumens (ANSI)1
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (HD)
Dynamic Contrast
Dynamic Iris
Display Type
0.70" 3LCD
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/50, 525i, 525p, 576i, 576p, 625i, 625p, 1125i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x720

Lamp Type
220W UHM bulb
Lamp Model
ET-LAX100  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-25% & Vertical +/-63%
Throw Distance
7.9' - 20.3'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 200.00"
Throw Ratio
1.43:1 - 2.85:1
Projector Placement
For a
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 10'-2" and 20'-4" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
4.41" x 15.53" x 11.78"
10.8 lbs
Internal Speakers
290 Watts 100V - 240V
Additional Features
Incorporates Panasonic's new Light Harmonizer image technology, which measures ambient light and adjusts the screen brightness so that images remain bright, crisp and vivid even in well-lit rooms.


ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

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