Panasonic PT-DZ870 vs Sony VPL-HW40ES

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Panasonic PT-DZ870
Sony VPL-HW40ES

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a projector brightness of 8,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 7 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Bigger matrix size Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 0.67"" matrix size projector. That's 0.06" bigger than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (0.61"").
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is an 840WW lamp power projector. That's 640W bigger than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (200WW).
Two component video in ports Edit
The number of component video in ports on the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is two, but the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has one component video in port.
1 Reason For
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Sony VPL-HW40ES is two, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has one HDMI port.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is one, but the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has two HDMI ports.
Nine months older
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is older than the Sony VPL-HW40ES by nine months.
5 Reasons Against
7 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has a projector brightness of 1,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is an 8,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (7 ANSI lumens brighter).
Moderately smaller matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has a matrix size of 0.61"", whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 0.67"" matrix size projector (0.06" bigger).
640W smaller lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has a lamp power of 200WW, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is an 840WW lamp power projector (640W bigger).
One less component video in port Edit
The number of component video in ports on the Sony VPL-HW40ES is one, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has two component video in ports.
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Date Released

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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
BEST
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
8,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
1,700 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-15 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.67"
BEST
0.61"
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.83 - 112.77 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
50 - 600 40 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
840W
BEST
200W

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.4:1
 1.7 - 2.4:1
Aperture Range
1.7 - 1.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
25.6 - 35.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -71 - 71
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 25

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
BNC Input Port
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
2
BEST
1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1

Performance

Noise Level
40dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
35dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
3,516BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
1,030W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
120 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120 - 240
 120
 120 - 240
 120

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
18.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
200mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
556mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
498mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC

Other Features

Weight Without Accesories
17.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
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