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Panasonic PTDZ780WU

71

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Panasonic PTDZ780WU

$8,699.00
$5,413.88 $3,285 cheaper than 26 days ago
Panasonic PT-DZ780
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A good spec and very economical to run quiet WUXGA multimedia projector, but representing only moderate value for money
30dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 3000:1 No Aug 2016
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Panasonic PT-DZ780 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-DZ780 number 693 across all projectors.
61
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
81
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $58 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Quieter than average noise level
7000 lumens brightness
3G-SDI
WUXGA with digital link
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

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Panasonic PT-DZ780 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $5,413.88 it is more expensive than 97% of data projectors.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic PT-DZ780 and the United States price of $5,413.88 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £6,983.44 ($6,983.44).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the PT-DZ780 is $58 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The PT-DZ780 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the PT-DZ780 of only 30dB is quieter than 85% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Panasonic PT-DZ780 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is lower than 77% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PT-DZ780 of 7,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 5% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-DZ780 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The PT-DZ780's service life of lamp of 4,000h is relatively typical compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 40% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Panasonic PT-DZ780 supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of data projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-DZ780 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Panasonic PT-DZ780's bulb power of 310W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the biggest 16% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Full HD

The Panasonic PT-DZ780 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-DZ780 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 89% of data projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Air Filter

The PT-DZ780 has an air filter. 96% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptdz780lwej, panasonic ptdz780lbej, panasonic ptdz780wej, panasonic ptdz780bej

Panasonic PTDZ780WU

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