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Panasonic PT-D5600U Projector

Panasonic PT-D5600U

XGA (1024x768), 5000 ANSI Lumens,
32.0 lbs, $11,500 (MSRP)
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2.7 out of 5
2 User Ratings
Image Quality 2.5
Features 3.5
Construction 3.5
Ease of Use 3.5
Reliability 1.5
Value for Money 1.5

User Reviews

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Review by ubcchicago

I have to agree with previous review. this is simply too expensive to get the poor image quality and lamp life. lamps do die fast, even if you run them longer. We use 2 projectors in a church, and we change the bulbs at least once/ year. We use the projectors approx. 5-6hrs/ week. thats 300 hrs a year. for $400/lamp, we're better off buying a new projector every year.

Any Problems: lamps burn out fast.. and if they dont burn out, they will flicker a lot.

Review by facmgr

We purchased 2 of these projectors for a large auditorium. At first everything looked great, however we found the lamp life to be unacceptable. We lost our first lamp at 600 hrs. We had to replace both sets (2 lamps in each) so they would have the same brightness. We then lost another lamp at 450 hrs. The lamps are rated for 1500 hours. When we contacted the manufacturer they blamed the short lamp life on the fact that we didn't run the projectors for at least 3.5 hours each time the projectors were used. The lamps cost approximately $800 per set. That's a lot of money for 450 hours of life!

Any Problems: Lamp life too short. Lamp cost too high. Lost first lamp at 600 hrs then lost the new lamp at 450 hrs. The lamps cost approximately $800 per set.