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Panasonic PT-AX100
6.3 out of 10

Panasonic PT-AX100

The PT-AX100 is a Home Theater LCD Projector by Panasonic. It of Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic PT-AX100

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Overall 6
6.0

Great till the problems start

Kirk, Amazon
21 April 2011
  • Summary: Purchased 4 years ago and it did great up till recently. Once it dimmed down and started having the issues I contacted Panasonic who said they'd look at it if I shipped it to them (my cost) then paid $130 to diagnose. I checked their website and found a local repair shop.
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Overall 6
6.3
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Reliability 2
2.0
Construction 2
2.0

User Review

Bohnzy, Projector Central
10 April 2011
  • Summary: Personal Experience Purchased late 2007, installed in a smoke free dedicated cinema room from the ceiling and never removed untill problems developed in March 2011. Great unit up until time to replace the first bulb, then MAJOR problems Problems AT 1980 hours the unit began shutting off by its self...
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Overall 6
6.3
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Reliability 2
2.0
Construction 2
2.0

User Review

Allen Edwards, Projector Central
14 January 2011
  • Summary: Personal Experience This projector has two serious problems. One is that the iris grease hardens up and the projector fails after 300 hours or so. They probably fixed that in later models. You have to open it up and take a q-tip and dab some Super-Lube on the iris and that seems to fix it.
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Overall 6
6.0

great until it stopped working

Christopher Kennedy, Amazon
6 October 2010
  • Summary: I bought this projector in early 2007 and it was awesome for the last three and a half years. Just this week it started turning off after 30 seconds of being on. I replaced the bulb thinking that would help, but it didn't. The on button goes red and won't respond to trying to be turned on.
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Overall 5
5.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Reliability 2
2.0
Construction 2
2.0

User Review

marley, Projector Central
23 January 2010
  • Summary: Personal Experience Image was very good and controls were fine. Unfortunately it encountered shutoff problem that many others are having. Huge hassle having to send off for repair and about a $300 bill. Panasonic should be offering repair at no cost.
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Overall 5
5.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Reliability 2
2.0
Construction 2
2.0

User Review

David Ma, Projector Central
9 December 2009
  • Summary: Personal Experience I was quite happy with the quality and features of the unit until it suddenly started shutting down and the iris started doing odd things. As you have probably read in other reviews this apparently was a manufacturing defect by Panasonic.
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Overall 6
6.0

Aside from the common iris problem plague, good projector

ptatohed, Amazon
21 September 2009
  • Summary: I'm not going to go into full detail about the features and picture quality, etc., you can do that research elsewhere. I just want to point out to people that, yes, while so many of these projectors experience the oh-too-common iris problem, it is fixable.
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Overall 5
5.3
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 4
4.0
Reliability 2
2.0
Construction 8
8.0

User Review

Jim G, Projector Central
7 April 2009
  • Summary: Personal Experience I have had this projector for about 2 years of which 18 months it has not been working/working properly. Had a the IRIS problem and had to fight with Panasonic to get them to fix it. Very poor support.
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