Panasonic PT-DZ680 vs Ricoh PJ X6180N

Panasonic PT-DZ680
Ricoh PJ X6180N

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
DVI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a DVI port, however the Ricoh PJ X6180N does not have a DVI port.
Moderately quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a noise level of 35dB, however the Ricoh PJ X6180N is a 38dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Quieter noise level (economic mode) Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is a 29dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Ricoh PJ X6180N (31dB).
364W lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ680 is 8W power consumption during PowerSave. That's 364W lower than the Ricoh PJ X6180N (372W).
4 Reasons For
16% bigger bulb power Edit
The Ricoh PJ X6180N has a bulb power of 330W. That's 50W bigger than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (330W).
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Ricoh PJ X6180N has a built-in speaker(s), but the Panasonic PT-DZ680 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

97% lighter Edit
The Ricoh PJ X6180N is a 7.7kg heavy projector. That's 7.4kg lighter than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (7.7kg).
Cheaper to run by $63.89
The Ricoh PJ X6180N only costs $111.61 to run over five years however the Panasonic PT-DZ680 costs $175.50 to run (57% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ680 is only 280W lamp power. That's 50W smaller than the Ricoh PJ X6180N (330W).
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Ricoh PJ X6180N has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

50% heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a weight of 15.1kg. That's 7.4kg heavier than the Ricoh PJ X6180N (7.7kg).
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More expensive to run over five years by 57%
The running costs of the Panasonic PT-DZ680 are $175.50 which is $63.89 more than the Ricoh PJ X6180N over five years. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Ricoh PJ X6180N does not have a DVI port, however the Panasonic PT-DZ680 does.
A little louder noise level Edit
The Ricoh PJ X6180N has a noise level of 38dB, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ680 is a 35dB noise level projector (3dB 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.

Louder noise level (economic mode) Edit
Ricoh PJ X6180N is 31dB noise level (in economic mode). That's 2dB louder than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (31dB).
Higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Ricoh PJ X6180N has a power consumption (PowerSave) of 372W. That's 364W higher than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 (372W).
Three months older
The Ricoh PJ X6180N is older than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 by three months.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 173.86
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.64
Total running cost $ 175.50
Electricity cost - switched on $ 110.51
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.10
Total running cost $ 111.61
Purchase price $ 2,395.00
Total cost of ownership $ 2,506.61
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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.
0.75T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
6,000 ANSI lumens 6,000 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.67" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
1.27 - 15.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
50 - 600 40 - 500
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp Power (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 264W
Lamps Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
280W 330W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h

Lens System

Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
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 Ports
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
BEST
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
PC Audio Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio out
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-A
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
4 4
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 1000
 100
 10
 1000
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
38dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB
BEST
31dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 108
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48 - 120
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.2W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
730W 464W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
8W
BEST
372W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220
 220 - 240
 220
 220 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
15.1kg 7.7kg
BEST
Height
175mm 144mm
Depth
440mm 359mm
Width
498mm 499mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Logo Transfer,Multi Projector Monitoring & Control Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
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