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Panasonic PT-DZ870 vs Panasonic PT-RZ370

Panasonic PT-DZ870 vs Panasonic PT-RZ370

Panasonic PT-DZ870
Panasonic PT-RZ370

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Hugely brighter projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ870 is 8,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Panasonic PT-RZ370 is only a 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (5,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
5 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 supports full HD, however 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.

Quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 has a noise level of 35dB, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 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.

$9,078 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 costs $3,171.24, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is $12,249.00.
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this projector, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
$114.39 cheaper to run
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 only costs $161.88 to run over five years whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 costs $276.27 to run (71% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 does not support full HD, but the Panasonic PT-RZ370 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-DZ870 is a 40dB noise level projector. That's 5dB louder than the Panasonic PT-RZ370 (35dB). 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.

More expensive by $9,078
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is $9,077.76 more expensive than the Panasonic PT-RZ370.
Not as many stockists
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is only stocked by 2 sellers, however the Panasonic PT-RZ370 is stocked by 4 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
$114.39 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic PT-DZ870 are $276.27 which is $114.39 more than the Panasonic PT-RZ370. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-RZ370 is only 3,500 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 5,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (3,500 ANSI lumens).
Nine months older
The Panasonic PT-RZ370 is older than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 by nine months.

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Date Released

45 months Ago 54 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 258.92
Electricity cost - standby $ 17.35
Total running cost $ 276.27
Purchase price $ 12,249.00
Total cost of ownership $ 12,525.27
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 115.63
Electricity cost - standby $ 46.25
Total running cost $ 161.88
Purchase price $ 3,171.24
Total cost of ownership $ 3,333.12
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

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.
1.0T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
26
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
8,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
3,500 ANSI lumens
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data -40 - 40
Uniformity
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
 2.0:1
BEST
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
Screen Size Compatibility
50 - 600 40 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
2lamp(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
840W Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.4:1
 1.7 - 2.4:1
Offset
Unknown - Click to provide data 90%
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.7 - 1.9 2 - 3.4
Focal Length Range (f-F)
25.6 - 35.7 21.5 - 43
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
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 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
40dB 35dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
35dB 29dB
BEST
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
3,516BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

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

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
3W
BEST
8W
Power Consumption (typical)
1,030W 460W
BEST
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
120 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 120 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 120
 120 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 0 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included

Other Features

Weight (without Accesories)
17.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
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