Summary: The AX200E isn't quite good enough at showing films to answer all the prayers of cash-strapped home cinema fans, but it certainly succeeds as a 'fun' option for the more casual big-screen user, especially if they're into console games
Pros: Remarkably low in price; excellent game mode; suffers no LCD 'chicken wire' effect.
Cons: Black levels aren't great for movies; flawed dynamic contrast system; dark areas can look noisy.
Excerpt: The budget-priced 720p PT-AX200U projector has several new features of Panasonic's incremental but impressive projector update – not the least of which involved a tantalizing gaming-centric mode which decreases lag and speeds up gameplay.
Pros: No screen door effect, Excellent contrast, Game mode for fast response and more visible shadow detail, Great "out of the box" colors, Backlit remote, Light Harmonizer 2 automatic picture adjustment, 1080p/24/60 support
Cons: Potential HDCP compatibility issues, Non-standard power cable, No 12V trigger
Summary: This machine rewrote the rulebook for sub-£1000 projector performance. In fact, it stopped us in our tracks with a picture quality unseen at this price. There’s not much to get excited about before you see the PT-AX200E in action; Panasonic opts for sensible styling, though the build is decent...
Excerpt: Projector Reviews Panasonic PT-AX200E (PT-AX200U is the American model) High definition home theatre projector. We couldn't wait to get our hands on the Panasonic PT-AX200E. We opened the box and got fairly dissapointed. OK OK it wasn't bad but it wasn't anough of a change in my book.
Summary: The Panasonic PT-AX200E is an easy to use, flexible projector that provides excellent resolution for both data and movies. However, this powerful unit is only a minor, if cheaper, upgrade of its predecessor and lacks full high definition.
Pros: Accurate colour reproduction, Impressive image quality