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Panasonic PT-DZ680

Panasonic PTDZ680UK Projector

2000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 35dB 6,000 ANSI Lumens Oct 2014
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Bright, versatile operation in a compact and powerful projector. The RGB Booster ensures vivid, colourful images, and the original Eco Filter eliminates the need for filter replacement for up to... More
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7 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Excellent Data Projector Reviews

Panasonic data projectors have an average rating of 90%, which is in the top 1% of all projector manufacturers that we have assessed.

Supports Full HD

The Panasonic PT-DZ680 supports full HD, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years which do not support full HD.

Other data projectors which support full HD currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the AAXA Technologies LED Android Pico Projector[plb_3156294_price].

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesss of 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the PT-DZ680 range from 110 ANSI lumens to 10,000 ANSI lumens. At 6,000 ANSI lumens, the Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors that were launched around the same time as the PT-DZ680.

If this multimedia projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Christie DXG1051-Q[plb_3022337_price] (10,000 ANSI lumens).

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the Panasonic PT-DZ680 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of a XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution.

This data projector's resolution (WUXGA (1920x1200)) is in fact the best resolution across all data projectors of this spec and age.

Across comparable types of data projector the worst resolution is XGA (1024x768).

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Two Lamps Quantitys

Most projectors of this age and spec have between one and two lamps quantitys, including the PT-DZ680 which has two lamps quantitys.

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Two RS-232 Portss

The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is a two RS-232 ports projector.

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Four VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is a four VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector. Most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar type and age to the PT-DZ680 only have between one and three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The PT-DZ680 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other projectors of a comparable age and spec to the PT-DZ680 which have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to the PT-DZ680, the Panasonic PT-DZ680 does not support 3D.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also support 3D to this data projector and we think the NEC U310W[plb_1531485_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other data projectors of this age and type, the PT-DZ680 does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other data projectors which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Epson PowerLite 1761W[plb_1735741_price], or the AAXA Technologies M2 Micro[plb_1759924_price] which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

With a weight of 15.1 kilograms, the PT-DZ680 is one of the heavier 2000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for more than two years amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The average weight of projectors that were released more than two years ago is 6.5kg, and the weights range from 370g to 23kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic PT-DZ680

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Panasonic released the PT-DZ680.

Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the PT-DZ680 has a pretty typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

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Specification

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Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Uniformity
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Video
3D
Full HD
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Composite Video in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Ceiling Mountable
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $177.65
Electricity cost when on standby $1.68
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Total running cost over 5 years $179.33
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic PT-DZ680uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
1.2T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
31
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 31 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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