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Epson 1420Wi vs Panasonic PT-DZ870

Epson 1420Wi vs Panasonic PT-DZ870

Epson 1420Wi
Panasonic PT-DZ870

Top Prices

PC Rush
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Delivery unknown
In stock
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Checked 23 hours ago
In stock
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Checked 11 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
15% quieter noise level Edit
The Epson 1420Wi has a noise level of 35dB, however 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.

$9,710 cheaper
The Epson 1420Wi costs $9,710.39 less than the Panasonic PT-DZ870.
60% cheaper to run
The Epson 1420Wi is $165.86 cheaper to run than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 over five years. Read more
3 Reasons For
5,200 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a projector brightness of 8,500 ANSI lumens, however the Epson 1420Wi is only a 3,300 ANSI lumens brightness projector (5,200 ANSI lumens dimmer).
595W bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ870 is 840W lamp power, but the Epson 1420Wi is only a 245W lamp power projector (595W smaller).
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Vastly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Epson 1420Wi has a projector brightness of 3,300 ANSI lumens. That's 5,200 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (8,500 ANSI lumens).
Hugely smaller bulb power Edit
Epson 1420Wi is only 245W lamp power. That's 595W smaller than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (840W).
Less retailers
Only 1 seller sell the Epson 1420Wi, whereas 2 retailers sell the Panasonic PT-DZ870. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
4 Reasons Against
13% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 40dB noise level projector. That's 5dB louder than the Epson 1420Wi (40dB). 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 $9,710
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is $9,710.39 more expensive than the Epson 1420Wi.
Older by eleven months
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is eleven months older than the Epson 1420Wi.
Higher running costs over five years by $165.86
The running costs of the Panasonic PT-DZ870 are $276.27 which is $165.86 more than the Epson 1420Wi over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

34 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 96.53
Electricity cost - standby $ 13.88
Total running cost $ 110.41
Purchase price $ 2,538.61
Total cost of ownership $ 2,649.02
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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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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 10000:1
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
3,300 ANSI lumens 8,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-3 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-3 - 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,300 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Projection Distance
0.76 - 2.54 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 600
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Lamp
1lamp(s) 2lamp(s)
BEST
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Bulb Power
245W 840W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.4:1
 1.7 - 2.4:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.8 - 1.8 1.7 - 1.9
Focal Length Range (f-F)
3.71 - 3.71 25.6 - 35.7
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
Video Processing
10 bit Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
40dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
28dB
BEST
35dB
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Heat Dissipation
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,516BTU/h
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
16W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
Product Type
 Wall-mounted projector
 Wall-mounted projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
2.4W
BEST
3W
Power Consumption (typical)
384W
BEST
1,030W
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
288W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 120 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 120
 120 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 120
 120 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 0 - 45

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.6kg
BEST
18.3kg
Height
190.5mm 200mm
Depth
375.92mm 556mm
Width
368.3mm 498mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Other Features

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