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Panasonic PT-AE3000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 reviews of Panasonic PT-AE3000. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and noise. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the reliability. There are some mixed views about the size.

usability, image quality, price, noise, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Panasonic PT-AE3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Panasonic PT-AE3000 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the size and noise. The price and image quality also get good comments, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: PT-AE3000U LCD 1080P Proj 60K:1 1600 Lumens HDmi/component/svidPT-AE3000U LCD 1080P Proj 60K:1 1600 Lumens HDmi/component/svid

Sep, 2018

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Expert review by : John Archer (

Panasonic PT-AE3000 LCD Projector


John is very impressed by Panasonic's PT-AE3000 LCD projector. Find out why...

The PT-AE3000 is truly a coming of age for Panasonic's LCD projection technology. All of the various projection innovations the brand has been refining and experimenting with over the past few years have leapt forward and come together here in...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Panasonic PT-AE3000 review


The Panasonic PT-AE3000 might look unappealing, but performs like a winner in our eyes

Superb set-up procedure ; full HD spec with three HDMI inputs ; colourful, natural and detailed video ; smooth motion ; quiet operation

Uninspiring looks

Simple to use and with superb results – a hugely persuasive argument for taking the big-screen plunge

Apr, 2009

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Panasonic PT-AE3000 review


It might have humdrum looks, but under this 1080p Panasonic projector's dour exterior lies a real party animal

Simple to use and with superb results – a hugely persuasive argument for taking the big-screen plunge

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Tech Staff (

Panasonic PT-AE3000 review


A full HD LCD projector that pays dividends if you optimise it

Decent contrast and black levels ; Vivid colour reproduction ; Runs very quietly

Won't accept 480/576i via HDMI ; No screen triggering

An undeniably flexible projector, but for the best pictures tweaking is required

Mar, 2009


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Panasonic PT-AE3000E review


If you're serious about home cinema, projectors don't come much better than this. The PT-AE3000E is Panasonic's new flagship model. It has a 1,920x1,080 resolution and a brightness of 1,600 lumens.

With excellent image quality, low noise and the ability to play games, the PT-AE3000E won't disappoint.

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : James Morris (

Panasonic PT-AE3000 projector


These days, LCD-based projectors are usually to be found only at the budget end of the market, but Panasonic has different ideas with the PT-AE3000. Coming in at more than two grand, this is a resolutely high-end unit, with a hefty 7.3kg frame to...

The array of tweaking options including colour management and zoom settings. The smooth-screen filter and the stunning image quality

The price (although you get what you pay for)

Mar, 2009

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Panasonic PT-AE3000 LCD Projector Review


How can you watch scope films without the black bars and not use an anamorphic lens? Panasonic may have the answer.

From my initial viewing of the PT-AE3000 all those months ago at Panasonic HQ I knew it had raised its game. However, it’s not until you get it in the perfect surrounding of our test room that it truly pushes the right buttons. If I was in this end of...


Expert review by : Chris Jager (

Panasonic PT-AE3000E


Let's cut to the chase: the Panasonic PT-AE3000E is one of the most accomplished home-theatre projectors we've laid eyes on. Like the best models on t...

Superb image quality, lots of useful and innovative features, vastly improved contrast ratio (compared to PT-AE2000U)

There are cheaper (albeit inferior) HD home-theatre projectors on the market

The PT-AE3000E is easily one of the best home-theatre projectors we've ever had the pleasure of testing. Short of a built-in Blu-ray player and drink dispenser it provides everything the average videophile could possibly want.

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Siddharth Bhatia (

Panasonic PT-AE3000E Full HD 3LCD Projector - Tech2


A serious HT projector, packed to the brim with hardline features and concrete results in performance.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Siddharth Bhatia (

Panasonic PT-AE3000E Full HD 3LCD Projector


Panasonic is one hardened professional when it comes to delivering some quality visual displays units, be it their acclaimed Vieras, or their respectable projector model array. Today we've got our grubby paws on a high end Full HD projector by them,...

This one’s a Soldier, we have no issues with the performance, and in fact find it quite exemplary in terms of brightness and contrast. Colors are also superb but they can overwhelm if not checked in the menu. The slight iffy is actually the price - Rs...

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications


Bandwidth:150 MHz
Horisontal Synchronization Range:30-70 kHz
Vertical Synchronization Range:50-87 Hz


Component (3xRCA) input:2
Composite (yellow RCA) Input:1
HDMI Inputs:3
PC Mouse Communication:Serial
S-Video Inputs:1
VGA Inputs:1



Image resolution

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Brightness:1600 ANSI Lumens
Contrast (full on/off):60000 :1
Display Panel Size:0.74 inch
Maximum Image Size:200 inch
Maximum Resolution:
Minimum Image Size:40 Inch
Standard Resolution:1920x1080 HDTV
Supporting Aspect Ratios:4:3
True Widescreen: Yes


Bulb power:165
Lamp Type:UHM

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2
Focal length range (f-f):22.4 - 44.8


Digital Zoom Possibilities:
Lens Aperture:1.9-3.2
Optical Zoom:2 x
Vertical Keystone Correction:30 degrees


Depth:300 mm
Depth (in):11.81 in
Height:130 mm
Height (in):5.11 in
Weight:7.3 kg
Weight (lb):16.11 lb
Width:460 mm
Width (in):18.11 in

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):460 x 300 x 130
Power requirements:100 - 240 V, 50/60
Power supply type:AC
Projection lens:1.9 - 3.2

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Dot clock scanning frequency:150
Horizontal scan range:30 - 70
Vertical scan range:50 - 87


Full HD (1920x1080):Yes (1920x1080)
HDTV Compatible: Yes
Supported Picture Formats:480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video In:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.08
Power consumption (typical):240


Projection distance:1.2/12
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:1600


Audible Noise:22 dB
Lamp Effect:165 Watts
Lamp Life:2000 h
Manufacturer Warranty (lamp excluded): years
Power Consumption:240 watts
Remote Control: Yes


Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, SECAM
Full HD: Yes

Weight & Dimensions