Panasonic PT-DZ680 vs Sony VPL-FH65

Panasonic PT-DZ680
Sony VPL-FH65

Top Prices

Adorama
Out of stock
Techno Outlet Site
Delivery unknown

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Vastly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens, however the Sony VPL-FH65 is only a 6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (5,994 ANSI lumens dimmer).
One more lamp Edit
The number of lamps on the Panasonic PT-DZ680 is two, but the Sony VPL-FH65 only has one lamp.
Two RS-232 ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is a two RS-232 port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH65 only has one RS-232 port.
Four VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is a four VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Sony VPL-FH65 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
6 Reasons For
12% bigger matrix size Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 is a 0.76"" matrix size projector. That's 0.09" bigger than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (0.76"").
90W bigger lamp power Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 is a 370WW lamp power projector. That's 90W bigger than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (370WW).
Hugely lighter Edit
Sony VPL-FH65 is 13kgg heavy. That's 15.1kg lighter than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (13kgg).
9% narrower Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 is a 460mmmm wide projector. That's 38mm narrower than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (460mmmm).
$6,957 cheaper
The Sony VPL-FH65 costs $4,299.95, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ680 is $11,256.64.
Available from 1 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
0.09" smaller matrix size Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a matrix size of 0.67", whereas the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 0.76"" matrix size projector (0.09" bigger).
90W smaller lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a lamp power of 280W, but the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 370WW lamp power projector (90W bigger).
Vastly heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a weight of 15.1kg, however the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 13kgg heavy projector (15.1kg lighter).
A bit wider Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ680 is 498mm wide, but the Sony VPL-FH65 is a 460mmmm wide projector (38mm narrower).
More expensive by $6,957
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is $6,956.69 more expensive than the Sony VPL-FH65.
Less retailers
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is only stocked by 2 shops, whereas the Sony VPL-FH65 is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by eight months
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is eight months older than the Sony VPL-FH65.
4 Reasons Against
Hugely dimmer projector brightness Edit
Sony VPL-FH65 is only 6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 5,994 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (6,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Only one lamp Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 is a one lamp projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ680 only has two lamps.
One less RS-232 port Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 has one RS-232 port, however the Panasonic PT-DZ680 only has two RS-232 ports.
Two less VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Sony VPL-FH65 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Panasonic PT-DZ680 only has four VGA (D-Sub) ports.

Date Released

27 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 178.67
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.69
Total running cost $ 180.36
Purchase price $ 11,256.64
Total cost of ownership $ 11,437.00
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.2T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
30
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
6,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
6,000 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
40 -30 - 30
Vertical Keystone Correction
40 -30 - 30
Matrix Size
0.67" 0.76"
BEST
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.27 - 15.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
50 - 600 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
2
BEST
1
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
280W 370W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.39 - 2.23:1
 1.39 - 2.23:1
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 60
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -32 - 32

Video

Graphics Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC 3.58
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 NTSC 3.58

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
2
BEST
1
BNC Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
4
BEST
2

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB
BEST
29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 14 - 93
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 47 - 93
On Screen Display Language
 DUT
 GRE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND
 DUT
 GRE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 IND

Design

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
730W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
8W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
220 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 0 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
15.1kg 13kg
BEST
Height
175mm 169mm
BEST
Depth
440mm
BEST
515mm
Width
498mm 460mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Logo Transfer,Multi Projector Monitoring & Control Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 AC
BEST
 AC
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