Panasonic PT-DZ680 vs Sony VPL-FH60
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Panasonic PT-DZ680vsSony VPL-FH60

Panasonic PT-DZ680

67

Overall Score

67

Overall Score

Panasonic PT-DZ680

$4,795.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with OK running costs
77
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$140 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 No Oct 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 2000:1
3D No
Release Date Oct 2014
Sony VPL-FH60

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony VPL-FH60

$3,799.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only middle of the road value for money moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
58
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$86 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 2000:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2015
Panasonic PT-DZ680

67

Overall Score

67

Overall Score

Panasonic PT-DZ680

$4,795.00
Our Verdict:
A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with OK running costs
77
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$140 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 No Oct 2014
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 2000:1
3D No
Release Date Oct 2014
Sony VPL-FH60

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score

Sony VPL-FH60

$3,799.95
Our Verdict:
A good spec but only middle of the road value for money moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
58
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
67
Running Costs
$86 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 No Jul 2015
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Noise Level 35dB
Projector Native Resolution 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio 2000:1
3D No
Release Date Jul 2015

Top Prices

Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Amazon US
Panasonic PT-DZ680US DLP Projector - 1080p - HDTV - 16:10 PTDZ680US
$4,795.00
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Panasonic PT-DZ680UK 1-Chip DLP Projector, 1920x1200 Native Resolution, 16:10 Aspect Ratio, 2000:1 Contrast Ratio, 3D, Black
Out of stock
$8,499.00
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Panasonic PT-DZ680US 1-Chip DLP Projector, 1920x1200 Native Resolution, 16:10 Aspect Ratio, 2000:1 Contrast Ratio, 3D, Silver
Out of stock
$8,799.00
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Sony VPLFH60-B WUXGA Data Projector Black
$3,799.95
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Sony VPLFH60-W WUXGA Data Projector Black
$3,929.95
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Sony VPL-FH60 WUXGA 3LCD Installation Projector, 1920x1200, 5000 Lumens, Black
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$3,999.00
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Sony VPL-FH60 WUXGA 3LCD Installation Projector, 1920x1200, 5000 Lumens, White
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$3,999.00
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Sony VPLFH60/W 5000Lm WUXGA Data Projector White
$4,122.78
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Reasons For

Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
1 Reason For
1,000 ANSI Lumens Brighter Projector Brightness
The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is a 6,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1,000 ANSI lumens brighter than the Sony VPL-FH60 (5,000 ANSI lumens).

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

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4 Reasons For
$995 Cheaper
The Sony VPL-FH60 is $995.05 cheaper than the Panasonic PT-DZ680.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to Run by $56 Over Five Years
The Sony VPL-FH60 is $56 cheaper to run than the Panasonic PT-DZ680 over five years.
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Better Brand
Sony projectors have an average rating of 88.9%, but Panasonic has an average rating of 73.6%.

Date Released

Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
40 months old 32 months old Best

Key Features

Projector Brightness

This is how bright the bulb in the projector is, measured in 'lumens'.

A brighter bulb means that the projector will be seen clearer, and can project to surfaces father away without appearing too dark.

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Projector running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per week. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the projector and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving projectors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these projectors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Panasonic PT-DZ680
Panasonic
PT-DZ680
22 trees 0.84 tonnes CO2
Sony VPL-FH60
Sony
VPL-FH60
13 trees 0.51 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Performance Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Noise Level 35dB 35dB
Noise Level (economic Mode) 29dB 29dB
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Projector Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Projector Native Resolution
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Contrast Ratio
2000:1
 2000:1
2000:1
 2000:1
Projector Brightness 6,000 ANSI Lumens
BEST
5,000 ANSI Lumens
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Maximum Digital Resolution
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size 0.67" 0.76"
BEST
Uniformity 90% Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode) 3,000 ANSI Lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Size Compatibility
 
 
 
Lamps Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Lamp 2lamp(s)
BEST
1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode) Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000h
Bulb Power 280W 280W
Service Life of Lamp Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h
 
 
 
Lens System Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Vertical Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Lens Shift Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Video Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Supported Graphics Resolutions
4096 x 2160 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
4096 x 2160 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
RS-232 Port 2
BEST
1
BNC Input Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
S-Video Inputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
HDMI Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 4
BEST
2
 
 
 
Power Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical) 730W 429W
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 8W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Weight 15.1kg 13kg
BEST
Height 175mm 169mm
Depth 440mm 515mm
Width 498mm 460mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Panasonic PT-DZ680 Sony VPL-FH60
Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC

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