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Panasonic PT-DZ21

A fully featured 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 49dB Aug 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Panasonic PT-DZ21 Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
10
$637 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 27?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $637 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 2% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Energy Star certified
Quite short service life of lamp
Quite loud noise level

Panasonic PT-DZ21 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

Panasonic has excellent average reviews for its projectors as well as across its entire data projector range. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic data projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Supports Full HD

The PT-DZ21 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Energy Star Certified

The PT-DZ21 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of projectors range from 20h to 40,000h. At only 2,000 hours, the Panasonic PT-DZ21 has a very short service life of lamp compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. With a noise level of 49 decibels, the PT-DZ21 has one of the loudest noise levels amongst projectors of this age.

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3D-Ready

The PT-DZ21 is 3D-ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The PT-DZ21 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

At 465 Watts, the PT-DZ21 has a very big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors. The average bulb power of multimedia projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DZ21 has a DVI port. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The highest resolution of the PT-DZ21 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. Across all data projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. At 20,000 ANSI lumens, the PT-DZ21 has a very bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since August 2013.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the PT-DZ21 is $637 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dw17k, panasonic ds20k, ptdz21kej
Barcodes 05025232652280, 05025232652297

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