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From Panasonic — Panasonic's PT-MW730U is a flexible and cost-efficient 8,000 lumen high brightness projector model that enables clear and vivid large screen projection in bright environments. This is achieved by combining the time-proven LCD with industry-leady SOLID SHINE Laser light-source technology that achieves consistent high-quality pictures and extremely stable performance.

  • Detail Clarity Processor 4 enhances image clarity and sharpness
  • Daylight View Basic optimizes pictures for best visibility in bright environments
  • DICOM Simulation mode for medical presentations
  • The color adjustment function corrects color variations in multi-projector applications
  • Laser light source returns 20,000 hours of continuous operation (no exchange required)
  • Inorganic LCD panels and inorganic polarizing plates maintain high image quality for extended periods
  • 3,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio

Panasonic PT-MW730U Projector Specifications

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July 2018
3 Years
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Also sold as the Panasonic PT-MW730E, Panasonic PT-MW730D and the Panasonic PT-MW730A outside of the USA.

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White Brightness
8,000 ANSI Lumens
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Display Type
0.76" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 2160p/24, 2160p/60, 576i, 576p, 480p, 480i

Lamp Type
Laser Phosphor
Lamp Life
20,000 hours

Included Lens
1.75x Powered zoom , Powered focus
Optional Lenses

ET-ELT21 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 4.49:1-7.21:1
ET-ELT22 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.76:1-4.54:1
ET-ELT23 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 4.49:1-7.21:1
ET-ELW20 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.23:1-1.68:1
ET-ELW21 Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.77:1
ET-ELW22 Short Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 0.79:1-0.99:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal +/-35% & Vertical +/-67%
Throw Distance
7.9' - 45.2'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
39.98" - 400.03"
Throw Ratio
1.60:1 - 2.80:1
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
8.07" x 22.05" x 17.44"
37.7 lbs
Audible Noise
35 dB  / 28 dB
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts Mono
545 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Audio In: Mini Jack
Audio In: RCA x 2
Composite: RCA
HDMI x 2
Network: RJ-45 x 2
RS232: DB-9pin
VGA In: Dsub-15pin
VGA Out: Dsub-15pin

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  • Resolution: 1280x800 3LCD
  • Brightness: 8000 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Laser
Jul 2018 Model

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.

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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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