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Panasonic PT-DZ21

69

Overall Score

Panasonic PT-DZ21

Panasonic PT-DZ21
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A good spec but 4 year old fairly noisy WUXGA data projector, with average running costs
49dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-DZ21 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-DZ21 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$480 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $480 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Louder than average noise level
Shorter than average service life of lamp

Panasonic PT-DZ21 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-DZ21 is $480 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run data projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The PT-DZ21 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most multimedia projectors. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Panasonic PT-DZ21's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 40% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The PT-DZ21's noise level of 49dB is louder than 99% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The PT-DZ21's projector brightness of 20,000 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 1% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The PT-DZ21's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is in the shortest 5% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Supports 3D

The PT-DZ21 supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-DZ21 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PT-DZ21 does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Panasonic PT-DZ21 of 465W is very big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 1% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average bulb power of all multimedia projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-DZ21 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DZ21 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 89% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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3D-Ready

The PT-DZ21 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of data projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The Panasonic PT-DZ21 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Energy Star Certified

The PT-DZ21 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 99% of multimedia projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dw17k, panasonic ds20k, ptdz21kej

Barcodes:

05025232652280, 05025232652297, 05053731819774

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