Optoma EH500 vs Panasonic PT-RZ370

Optoma EH500
Panasonic PT-RZ370

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 4,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-RZ370 is only a 3,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The Optoma EH500 has two HDMI ports, however the Panasonic PT-RZ370 only has one HDMI port.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Optoma EH500 is three, but the Panasonic PT-RZ370 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
5dB quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma EH500 is a 30dBdB noise level projector. That's 5dB quieter than the Panasonic PT-RZ370 (35dBdB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

129mm narrower Edit
The Optoma EH500 has a width of 326mmmm, however the Panasonic PT-RZ370 is a 455mmmm wide projector (129mm wider).
2 Reasons For
5% bigger uniformity Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 has a uniformity of 90%%, however the Optoma EH500 is only an 85%% uniformity projector (5% smaller). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

User reviews are hugely better
Based on 1 review, the Panasonic PT-RZ370 has an average user review score of 80%, but the Optoma EH500 has an average rating of 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
6% smaller uniformity Edit
The Optoma EH500 is an 85%% uniformity projector. That's 5% smaller than the Panasonic PT-RZ370 (90%%). Read more

Defines in percentage the harmonious spread of the projection

User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Optoma EH500 is only 60%, whereas the average user rating of the Panasonic PT-RZ370 is 80% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
34% dimmer projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-RZ370 is only 3,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Optoma EH500 (3,500 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 is a one HDMI port projector, whereas the Optoma EH500 only has two HDMI ports.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 has one VGA (D-Sub) port, however the Optoma EH500 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 has a noise level of 35dBdB, but the Optoma EH500 is a 30dBdB noise level projector (5dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Wider Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 is a 455mmmm wide projector. That's 129mm wider than the Optoma EH500 (455mmmm).
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Eight months older
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 is older than the Optoma EH500 by eight months.

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Date Released

39 months Ago 46 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
Projector Brightness
4,700 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,500 ANSI lumens
Vertical Keystone Correction
-15 - 15 -40 - 40
Matrix Size
0.65" 0.65"
Uniformity
85% 90%
BEST
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
 2.0:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
23.6 - 300 40 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Service Life
3,500h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 2x
Throw Ratio
 1.59 - 1.91:1
 1.59 - 1.91:1
Offset
115% 90%
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Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -48 - 73
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -35 - 27
Aperture Range
2.5 - 2.76 2 - 3.4
Focal Length Range
23.5 - 28.2 21.5 - 43
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 162MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 90 27 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 85 24 - 120

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Silver
 White
 Silver
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
1W
BEST
460W
Typical Power Consumption
320W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 200W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
3.7kg 11kg
BEST
Height
109mm
BEST
137mm
Depth
259mm
BEST
415mm
Width
326mm
BEST
455mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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