Panasonic PT-CX300U vs Panasonic PT-EW550U Other comparison
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|Release date||June 2013||June 2016|
Projection system & image
|Aspect ratio||4:3 (XGA)||16:10 (WXGA)|
|Brightness||3,100 ANSI||5,800 ANSI|
|Throw||0.5 - 0.9 ||2.0 - 10.5|
|Vertical lens shift|
|Horizontal lens shift|
|Fan noise||37.0 dB||35.0 dB|
|Lamp life||4,000 hours||5,000 hours|
|Height||25 cm||15 cm|
|Weight||7.7 kg||7.7 kg|
|Power usage||340 w||461 w|
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Comparison of both projectors: Panasonic PT-CX300U vs Panasonic PT-EW550UThe Panasonic PT-CX300U was released in June 2013; the Panasonic PT-EW550U arrived in the market in June 2016.
Concerning the projection system specifications, the Panasonic PT-CX300U has a low brightness (3,100 ANSI) compared to the brightness of the Panasonic PT-EW550U: 5,800 ANSI whereas the Panasonic PT-CX300U has a higher contrast of 8,000:1, the Panasonic PT-EW550U having only 10,000:1. The Panasonic PT-CX300U projector has a better resolution of 1024x768 with a throw of 0.5 - 0.9 , while the Panasonic PT-EW550U has only 1280x800 with a throw of 2.0 - 10.5.
As for the image system, the Panasonic PT-CX300U doesn't have the vertical shift, but the Panasonic PT-EW550U has it, and there is also a difference in the keystone capabilities.
The Panasonic PT-CX300U is HDMI compatible, it has a VGA IN port, the Panasonic PT-CX300U has an audio out, and has a USB port. The Panasonic PT-EW550U is HDMI compatible, it has a VGA IN port, the Panasonic PT-EW550U has an audio out, and has a USB port.