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Panasonic PTDZ870UK

67

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Panasonic PTDZ870UK

$12,249.00
$10,797.95 $1,451 cheaper than 2 days ago
Panasonic PT-DZ870
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A good spec but only middle of the road value for money moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs
40dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-DZ870UK 8500 Lumens WUXGA 10000:1 1-Chip DLP Projector
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Panasonic PT-DZ870 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-DZ870 number 974 across all projectors.
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
61
Running Costs
$220 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 multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $220 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,021 multimedia 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
Brighter than average projector brightness
Vivid picture quality
- RGB booster<br>- vivid colour control<br>- lamp modulation drive system<br>- detail clarity processor<br>- system daylight view 3<br> easy maintenance and superior reliability
- dual-lamp system<br>- heat pipe cooling system<br> system integration flexibility
- geometric adjustment<br>- multiple terminals including hdmi<br>- digital link<br>- flexible installation<br>- powered horizontal/vertical lens shift<br>- 360 vertical setting<br>- side-by-side function (project two images simultaneously)<br>- web browser control/monitoring and email message alert<br>- pjlink compatibility<br>- multi projector monitoring and control software<br>- built-in multi-screen support system<br>- edge blending<br>- colour matching<br>- multi-screen processor<br>- eco standby mode<br>- crestron roomview software compatible<br> other features
Louder than average noise level

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Panasonic PT-DZ870 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $10,797.95 it is more expensive than 98% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Panasonic PT-DZ870 and the United States price of $10,797.95 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £11,840.40 ($11,840.40).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PT-DZ870 is one of the less economic to run multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PT-DZ870 will cost $220 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The PT-DZ870 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This Panasonic projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Panasonic PT-DZ870 of 40dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 4% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the PT-DZ870 of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 40% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Panasonic PT-DZ870 of 8,500 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 98% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The PT-DZ870 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-DZ870 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Big Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the PT-DZ870 of 840W is in the biggest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a DVI port, unlike 90% of projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The Panasonic PT-DZ870 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Panasonic PT-DZ870 features noise reduction, unlike 98% of projectors which do not feature noise reduction.

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3D-Ready

The PT-DZ870 is 3D-ready, unlike 85% of multimedia projectors which are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

0000008.85E+11, 00008.8517E+11, 00779184380658, 00885170123281, 00885170123311, 05025232738380, 05025232738397, 05025232738403, 05025232738441

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