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Panasonic PTDZ680US

67

Overall Score

Panasonic PTDZ680US

$4,795.00
Panasonic PT-DZ680

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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with OK running costs
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 2000:1 No Oct 2014
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Panasonic PT-DZ680US DLP Projector - 1080p - HDTV - 16:10 PTDZ680US
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Panasonic PT-DZ680UK 1-Chip DLP Projector, 1920x1200 Native Resolution, 16:10 Aspect Ratio, 2000:1 Contrast Ratio, 3D, Black
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Panasonic PT-DZ680US 1-Chip DLP Projector, 1920x1200 Native Resolution, 16:10 Aspect Ratio, 2000:1 Contrast Ratio, 3D, Silver
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Panasonic PT-DZ680 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-DZ680 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$140 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 2,021 multimedia 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
Easy replacement of filter and lamp
Easy remote monitoring and control over a LAN
Versatile system configurations match a variety of applications
Side-by-Side function
Multi-Screen processor
Colour matching
Edge blending
Multi-Screen support system seamlessly connects multiple screen
A wide range of optional lenses
Lens-centered design
It lets you easily make adjustments with the remote control
Flexible installation
Dual-Lamp system prevents image interruptions
Brighter than average projector brightness
Eco filter that needs no maintenance for up to 12,000 hours
Full 10-bit picture processing
DICOM simulation mode
System daylight view 2 for enhanced colour perception
Detail clarity processor brings depth and clarity to details
Lamp modulation drive system
Vivid colour control
RGB booster significantly improves colour reproduction
High brightness with high-power AC lamp
Crestron roomview and AMX device discovery
Does not have a built-in speaker
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Panasonic PT-DZ680 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PT-DZ680 is in the most expensive 9% of all 2,021 projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the PT-DZ680 will cost $140 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The PT-DZ680 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the PT-DZ680 of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 44% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all multimedia projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Panasonic PT-DZ680 of only 2,000 is lower than 88% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Panasonic PT-DZ680 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 92% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-DZ680 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other data projectors. 77% of projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-DZ680 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Panasonic PT-DZ680's bulb power of 280W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-DZ680 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Panasonic PT-DZ680 is HD-Ready. 80% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DZ680 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic etlad60wetlad60aw

Barcodes:

00840969114277, 05055858447465, 08886464620747

Panasonic PTDZ680US

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