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Panasonic PT-DZ16KE Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|7 Great Features|
|1 Year Old|
|£756 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 31?
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £756 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 1% of all 123 new similar spec data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
1080p (1920x1080) resolution
Very short service life of lamp
Very loud noise level
Panasonic PT-DZ16KE In-Depth Analysis
On average Panasonic projectors are rated 91%, which is in the top 1% of all projector brands that we have analysed. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Supports Full HD
The Panasonic PT-DZ16KE supports full HD. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this projector do not support full HD.
1080p (1920x1080) Resolution
The highest resolution of the PT-DZ16KE is 1080p (1920x1080). That's over two times the resolution of a WXGA (1280x800) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. Across all latest comparable spec data projectors the resolution ranges from XGA (1024x768) to WUXGA (1920x1200).
Has a DVI Port
The Panasonic PT-DZ16KE has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other latest 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors do not have a DVI port.
Very Big Bulb Power
The PT-DZ16KE has a very big bulb power (420 Watts) compared to most of the other recently released similar spec projectors. Across all the data projectors of a similar spec and age to this data projector the bulb powers range from 170W to 430W.
Has an Ethernet LAN
The PT-DZ16KE has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Panasonic PT-DZ16KE has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to this projector.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the PT-DZ16KE has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst data projectors of this age. The average service life of lamp of comparable spec data projectors that are a similar age to this multimedia projector is 5,800h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h.
Very Loud Noise Level
The PT-DZ16KE has a very loud noise level (48 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors that are a comparable age to this multimedia projector. Similar age multimedia projectors have noise levels of between 27dB and 48dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.
Very Bright Projector Brightness
10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as this projector have projector brightnesses of between 600 ANSI lumens and 16,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 4,100 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 16,000 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-DZ16KE's projector brightness is one of the brightest amongst multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was October 2015 when this Panasonic projector was released.
Running Costs Are High
The PT-DZ16KE is one of the more expensive to run new similar spec data projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the PT-DZ16KE is £756.
Panasonic PT-DZ16KE Review Sources
To prepare this Panasonic PT-DZ16KE review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,531 product attributes, 16,056 projector reviews and 2,527,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.
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