Optoma ZW212ST vs Panasonic PT-RZ470

Optoma ZW212ST
Panasonic PT-RZ470

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-RZ470 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Marginally quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a noise level of 34dB, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 35dBdB noise level projector (1dB louder). 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.

2 Reasons For
Three hundred and ninety times lighter Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a weight of 11kgg, however the Optoma ZW212ST is a 4.3kg heavy projector (4.3kg heavier).
Vastly better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is 90%, however the average rating of the Optoma ZW212ST is 65% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Vastly heavier Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a weight of 4.3kg. That's 4.3kg heavier than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (11kgg).
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Vastly Lower expert review Score
The Optoma ZW212ST's average expert rating is only 65%, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470's is 90% (based on 1 review).
2 Reasons Against
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Optoma ZW212ST only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
3% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 35dBdB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Optoma ZW212ST (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.

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Date Released

49 months Ago 49 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 67.96
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.84
Total running cost $ 70.80
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.46T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
 2.0:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.4 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
44.6 - 300 40 - 300
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
20,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Lamp Service Life
20,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Offset
112% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
2.8 2 - 3.4
Focal Length Range
7.34 21.5 - 43

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Input
 PC audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Output
 PC audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Input
 Microphone input
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
AV Output Port
 AV output port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Storage

Memory Card
 SD
 SD
Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
34dB
BEST
35dB
Mac Operating System
 Mac operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15.3 - 91.1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
25 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
2D/3D Image Frequency
120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
BEST
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
RMS Rated Power
4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Document Format
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.5W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
275W
BEST
460W
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
200W Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operational Range
0 - 80 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 0 - 45

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
 RoHS compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.3kg 11kg
BEST
Height
100mm 137mm
Depth
231mm 415mm
Width
321mm 455mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

F-Number / Relative Aperture
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
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