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Panasonic PT-DZ21 Review
|Value for Money||
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|$637 Over 1 Year|
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
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.
Supports Full HD
The PT-DZ21 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.
Energy Star Certified
The PT-DZ21 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors are not Energy Star certified.
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.
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.
The PT-DZ21 is 3D-ready. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are 3D-ready.
The PT-DZ21 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.
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.
Has a DVI Port
The PT-DZ21 has a DVI port. Most of the other projectors do not have a DVI port.
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.
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.
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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This projector has been on the market since August 2013.
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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||panasonic dw17k, panasonic ds20k, ptdz21kej|