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Panasonic PTRZ470UK

72

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Panasonic PTRZ470UK

$3,899.00
Panasonic PT-RZ470
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A good spec but only moderate value for money moderate noise level 1080p projector, with alright running costs
35dB 1920 X 1080 (1080p) 20000:1 Yes Aug 2013
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Panasonic PT-RZ470UK Solid Shine DLP LED Projector, 3500 Lumens Brightness, 16:9 Aspect Ratio, 20000: 1 Contrast Ratio, 1920x1080 Resolution, Black
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Panasonic PT-RZ470UW Solid Shine DLP LED Projector, 3500 Lumens Brightness, 16:9 Aspect Ratio, 20000: 1 Contrast Ratio, 1920x1080 Resolution, White
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Panasonic PT-RZ470 Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-RZ470 number 582 across all projectors.
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$92 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 74%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer multimedia projectors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This Panasonic projector has running costs of $92 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
The PT-RZ470 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
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Panasonic PT-RZ470 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $3,899.00 it is in the most expensive 8% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average running cost of the PT-RZ470 is $92 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 (1080p) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a 1920 x 1080 (1080p) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The Panasonic PT-RZ470's noise level of 35dB is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 57% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-RZ470's contrast ratio (typical) of 20,000 is higher than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is higher than 81% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Panasonic PT-RZ470's projector brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 59% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 3D

The Panasonic PT-RZ470 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Panasonic PT-RZ470 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-RZ470 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 90% of multimedia projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-RZ470 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The PT-RZ470 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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HD-Ready

The PT-RZ470 is HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ptrz470ea widescreenptrz470ea, panasonic ptrz470e, ptrz470ea rz470ea, ptrz470ej

Barcodes:

04260276920976, 05025232689910, 05025232689927, 05025232689934, 05053959400723

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