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. That's 6,800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (1,700 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 bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ870 is 840W lamp power. That's 640W bigger than the Sony VPL-HW40ES (200W).
Two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins Edit
The number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins on the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is two, but the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.
2 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES supports full HD, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-HW40ES is two, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has one HDMI ports quantity.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 does not support full HD, however the Sony VPL-HW40ES supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is one, but the Sony VPL-HW40ES only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Seven months older
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is older than the Sony VPL-HW40ES by seven months.
5 Reasons Against
6,800 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-HW40ES has a projector brightness of 1,700 ANSI lumens, however the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is an 8,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (6,800 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 bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-HW40ES is only 200W lamp power, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is an 840W lamp power projector (640W bigger).
One less component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Edit
The number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins on the Sony VPL-HW40ES is one, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.
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Date Released

42 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 245.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 16.43
Total running cost $ 261.74
Purchase price $ 12,249.00
Total cost of ownership $ 12,510.74
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

1.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
45
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

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

Lamps

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

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.4:1
 1.7 - 2.4:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.7 - 1.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
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

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
 3D-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
1 1
BNC Input Ports
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2
BEST
1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
AV Input
 AV input
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Performance

Noise Level
40dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
35dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
3,516BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
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
 120 - 240
 120
 120 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
BEST
 AC

Other Features

Gamma Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Gamma adjustment
Panel Alignment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Panel alignment
Weight (without Accesories)
17.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture mode
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