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Panasonic PT-AE100E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Panasonic PT-AE100E. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews. People really like the size and black level. The usability and price also get good views, whereas many are critical about the design.

image quality, price, usability, black level, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Panasonic PT-AE100E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Evan Powell (

Panasonic PT-AE100


All native 16:9 widescreen format projectors get a lot of attention these days. But when you combine widescreen technology with a street price at $2,000 or less, you get a phenomenal response from consumers. Panasonic is the first vendor in the...

Panasonic has been and continues to do amazing things with LCD video projectors, especially in the low-price end of the spectrum. The PT-AE100 and the PT-LC75U are two of the best buys on the market at their respective current street prices. Both are...

Sep, 2002

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Panasonic PT-AE100E review


To make it in the movie world, you need looks and talent to succeed. Luckily for Panasonic's PT-AE100E, the same isn't true for projectors – it's big, square and squats rather than sits. There's no doubting its talent though. Its 1920x1080 resolution...

Jul, 2007

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Stuff magazine


This boxy Panny projector overcomes the supposed handicap of LCD technology to deliver a jaw-dropping hi-def picture

It may have fallen from the ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down, but the PT-AE100E is the best projector around at this price point

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: Nigel Parker (



I bought one of these back in 2003 and it really knocked my socks off at the time. The image quality was very good for an LCD display and it offered easy and quiet operation. The last time I looked, various internet stores were offering these at around...

16:9 native resolution ; Good illuminous remote control ; Very good imaging ; Pretty quiet in ECO mode ; Component / S-Video in ; On screen menus ; Small throw distance ; Attached lens cap

No automatic keystone ; usual LCD image issues (although not bad)

Feb, 2005

Product Specifications

Now you can enjoy the powerful, high-quality video cinema images associated with DVDs, plus the sound quality of surround systems, in the comfort of your own home. New from Panasonic, the PT-AE100 Home Cinema Projector achieves the powerful, high-quality images essential for a true home cinema experience. And the PT-AE100 can do far more than just home cinema. Connect it to a game machine and prepare to be blown away by the latest video games played on a big screen. Connect it to a PC and enjoy surfing the vastness of the Internet, including giant-sized video mail. Weighing in at just 2.7 kg, you can make the most of its lightness and portability by taking it to parties and even outdoor events. Enhance your visual entertainment with a next-generation Panasonic Home Cinema Projector, the PT-AE100.

Audio Output


AV Furniture

Recommended Use:Rear projection TV

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Class:Digital projector
Image Brightness:700ANSI lumens
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Max Image Size:16.7ft / 201in
Max Screen Distance:24ft
Min Image Size:3.3ft / 39.4in
Min Screen Distance:4ft
Type:LCD projector


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic PT/Panasonic TY

Projector Lamp

Lamp Life Cycle:5000hour(s)
Lamp Type:UHM

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC / PAL / SECAM
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video