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Optoma ZW212ST vs Panasonic PT-RZ470

Optoma ZW212ST vs Panasonic PT-RZ470

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Optoma ZW212ST
Panasonic PT-RZ470

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Card reader integrated Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a card reader integrated, but the Panasonic PT-RZ470 does not have a card reader integrated.
25% quieter noise level Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a noise level of 28dB, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 35dB noise level projector (7dB 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.

51% cheaper to run
The Optoma ZW212ST only costs $58.06 to run over five years but the Panasonic PT-RZ470 costs $118.52 to run (104% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, however the Optoma ZW212ST is only a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 supports full HD, whereas the Optoma ZW212ST 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.

DVI port Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a DVI port, however the Optoma ZW212ST does not have a DVI port.
Vastly better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the Panasonic PT-RZ470 is 90%, however the average rating of the Optoma ZW212ST is 66% (based on 3 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST has a projector brightness of 2,500 ANSI lumens. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-RZ470 (3,500 ANSI lumens).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST does not support full HD, however 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.

Does not have a DVI port Edit
The Optoma ZW212ST does not have a DVI port, but the Panasonic PT-RZ470 does.
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Vastly Lower expert review Score
The Optoma ZW212ST's average expert rating is only 66%, however the Panasonic PT-RZ470's is 90% (based on 1 review).
3 Reasons Against
20% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 7dB louder than the Optoma ZW212ST (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.

Older by two months
The Panasonic PT-RZ470 is two months older than the Optoma ZW212ST.
$60.46 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Panasonic PT-RZ470 costs $118.52 to run which is $60.46 more to run than the Optoma ZW212ST. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

52 months Ago 54 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 55.18
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.88
Total running cost $ 58.06
Electricity cost - switched on $ 115.63
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.89
Total running cost $ 118.52
Purchase price $ 3,740.20
Total cost of ownership $ 3,858.72
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.37T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
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

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 20000:1
 20000:1
BEST
Projector Native Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 3,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Maximum Digital Resolution
 1600 x 1200
BEST
 1600 x 1200
Keystone Correction, Vertical
+/-40 Unknown - Click to provide data
Matrix Size
0.65" Unknown - Click to provide data
Uniformity
80% Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
 2.0:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.5 - 2.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
44.6 - 222.8 40 - 300
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP
Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
20,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 LED
 LED
Service Life of Lamp
20,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Offset
112.4% Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range (F-F)
2.8 2 - 3.4
Focal Length Range (f-F)
7.34 21.5 - 43

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL M
 PAL N
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
BEST
S-Video Inputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
2
BEST
1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
AV Output
 AV output
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
BEST
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
28dB
BEST
35dB
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level (economic Mode)
32dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
15 - 91 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range
24 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Password Protection Type
 User
 User
2D/3D Frequency Image
120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 BMP
BEST
 JPG
 BMP
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
BEST
 MP4
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 XVID
RMS Rated Power
10W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Document Formats Supported
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS
 PDF
 TXT
 XLS

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
220W
BEST
460W
Auto Power Off System
 Auto power off system
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
176W Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 3000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 40 0 - 45

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg
BEST
11kg
Height
95mm 137mm
Depth
240mm 415mm
Width
321mm 455mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC

Other Features

F-Number (relative Aperture)
2.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Connectivity Technology
 Wired
 Wired
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