Panasonic PT-DW830 vs Panasonic PT-RZ470

Panasonic PT-DW830
Panasonic PT-RZ470

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
59% brighter projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-DW830 is 8,500 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 5,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (3,500 ANSI lumens).
Card reader integrated Edit
The Panasonic PT-DW830 has a card reader integrated, whereas the Panasonic PT-RZ470 does not have a card reader integrated.
6 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 supports full HD, but the Panasonic PT-DW830 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.

5dB quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a noise level of 35dB, whereas the Panasonic PT-DW830 is a 40dB noise level projector (5dB 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.

67% lighter Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is an 11kg heavy projector. That's 7.3kg lighter than the Panasonic PT-DW830 (11kg).
$3,097 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is $3,097.25 cheaper than the Panasonic PT-DW830.
Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $134.65
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 only costs $112.30 to run over five years however the Panasonic PT-DW830 costs $246.95 to run (120% more). Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-DW830 does not support full HD, but the Panasonic PT-RZ470 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.

Louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-DW830 has a noise level of 40dB, but the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 35dB 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.

Heavier Edit
Panasonic PT-DW830 is 18.3kg heavy. That's 7.3kg heavier than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (11kg).
$3,097 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-DW830 is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 by $3,097.25.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 shops sells the Panasonic PT-DW830, however 4 retailers sell the Panasonic PT-RZ470. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
120% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Panasonic PT-DW830 costs $246.95 to run which is $134.65 more to run than the Panasonic PT-RZ470. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
2x dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 5,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-DW830 (3,500 ANSI lumens).
Does not have a card reader integrated Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 does not have a card reader integrated, but the Panasonic PT-DW830 has a card reader integrated.
Nine months older
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is older than the Panasonic PT-DW830 by nine months.

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Date Released

42 months Ago 51 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 245.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.64
Total running cost $ 246.95
Purchase price $ 6,949.00
Total cost of ownership $ 7,195.95
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 109.56
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.74
Total running cost $ 112.30
Purchase price $ 3,851.75
Total cost of ownership $ 3,964.05
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.6T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
42
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

Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
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Projector Brightness
8,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,500 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Capability
 Zoom capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
 2.0:1
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Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
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
420W Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.8 - 2.5:1
 1.8 - 2.5:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.7 - 1.9 2 - 3.4
Focal Length Range (f-F)
25.6 - 35.7 21.5 - 43

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
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3D-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D-ready
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
1 1
BNC Input Ports
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
40dB 35dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
35dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
3.52BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

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
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
1,030W 460W
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AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 120 - 240
 100 - 240
 100
 120
 120 - 240
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 0 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
18.3kg 11kg
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Height
200mm 137mm
Depth
556mm 415mm
Width
498mm 455mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
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