Panasonic PT-X3280STC vs Panasonic PT-FW550C

Panasonic PT-FW550C is a excellent projector that offers a resolution of WXGA (1280*800) as well as a brightness of 5000 lumens. It is able to deliver great and sharp image quality, Panasonic PT-X3280STC is a amazing projector that offers a resolution of XGA (1024×768) as well as a brightness of 3300 lumens. The picture is bright and clear for conference meeting or classroom education. Panasonic is also a world famous manufacturer that has the ability to provide consumers with good build quality and better service.

Product Name

Panasonic PT-X3280STC

Panasonic PT-FW550C

Product Image Panasonic PT-X3280STC Panasonic PT-FW550C
Our Rating 7.3 7.3
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Category projector projector

Optical Parameters

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Brand Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Brand Model Brand Model Panasonic PT-X3280STC Panasonic PT-FW550C
Brightness (ANSI lumens) Brightness (ANSI lumens) 3300 lumens 5000 lumens
Display Technology Display Technology 3LCD
Standard Resolution Standard Resolution XGA(1024*768) WXGA(1280*800)
Image Contrast Ratio Image Contrast Ratio 16000:1 10000:1
Throw Ratio Throw Ratio 0.46:1
Keystone Correction Keystone Correction Manual, automatic: ± 15 degrees Vertical: ± 35 °, horizontal: ± 35 °
Lamp Life Lamp Life 20000 hours Normal mode: 4000 hours, energy saving mode: 5000 hours
Lamp Type Lamp Type Ultra high pressure mercury lamp Ultra high pressure mercury lamp
Focus technology Focus technology Manual focus Manual focus

Projection Parameters

Panasonic PT-X3280STCPanasonic PT-FW550C
Product type Product type Commercial projector Commercial projector
Image Size Image Size,projector1 50-100 inches 40-300 inches
Screen ratio Screen ratio 4: 3 (5 options) 16:10
Projection method Projection method Forward projection, rear projection, table, ceiling Forward projection, rear projection, table, ceiling


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I/O Connection Ports Connection Ports Input interface 1×D-sub 9-pin
1×HDMI 19-pin
1×D-sub HD 15-pin
2×Pin jack
Output interface 1×D-sub HD 15-pin
Control interface 1×USB


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Size(HxWxD) Size(HxWxD) 335× 134.1× 329mm 498×398×145mm
Power Usage Power Usage Normal mode: 300W, economic mode: 0.5W, standby power: 6W 461w, standby power: 0.5-8w
Noise Level Noise Level Normal mode: 39db, economic mode: 35dB 35dB (bulb power: normal mode), 29dB (bulb power: energy saving mode)
Machine weight Machine weight 3.8kg 8kg
Accessories Accessories Wireless remote control unit   x1
power cord   x1
Instruction manual (Basic Guide)   x1
Remote control battery (R03 / LR03 / AAA battery)   x2
Computer cable   x1
Warranty Warranty 2 years 1 year
other other Short focus