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Acer C120 vs Panasonic PT-DZ870

Acer C120 vs Panasonic PT-DZ870

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Acer C120
Panasonic PT-DZ870

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Overstock
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Factory Outlet Store
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In stock
Adorama
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Out of stock

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
10dB quieter noise level Edit
The Acer C120 has a noise level of 30dB, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 40dB noise level projector (10dB 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.

$12,083 cheaper
The Acer C120 costs $166.20, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is $12,249.00.
Available from 16 shops
The more retailers stock this projector, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ870 is 8,500 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 8,400 ANSI lumens brighter than the Acer C120 (8,500 ANSI lumens).
DVI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a DVI port, but the Acer C120 does not have a DVI port.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has an Ethernet LAN, however the Acer C120 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Handheld remote control Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a handheld remote control, but the Acer C120 does not have a handheld remote control.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
8,400 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
Acer C120 is only 100 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 8,400 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (8,500 ANSI lumens).
Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Acer C120 does not have a DVI port, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a DVI port.
Does not have a handheld remote control Edit
The Acer C120 does not have a handheld remote control, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a handheld remote control.
4 Reasons Against
Louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a noise level of 40dB, but the Acer C120 is a 30dB noise level projector (10dB 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.

$12,083 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is more expensive than the Acer C120 by $12,082.80.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 retailers sells the Panasonic PT-DZ870, however 18 shops sell the Acer C120. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Eight months older
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is older than the Acer C120 by eight months.

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

37 months Ago 45 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -
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

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Environmental Impact

No data
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
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
Projector Brightness
100 ANSI lumens 8,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Uniformity
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
32.2kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.6kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
75 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.4 - 3.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
Screen Size Compatibility
10 - 100 50 - 600
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 2lamp(s)
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Bulb Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 840W
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.4:1
 1.7 - 2.4:1
Aperture Range (F-F)
0 - 1.87 1.7 - 1.9
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 25.6 - 35.7

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
30dB
BEST
40dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 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

Design

Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Colour
 White
 White
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,030W
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
 120
 120 - 240
 120
 120 - 240

Operational Conditions

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

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
180g
BEST
18.3kg
Height
25.7mm 200mm
Depth
82mm 556mm
Width
120mm 498mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide
 User guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
BEST
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
BEST
 USB
 AC

Other Features

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