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Panasonic PT-RZ970

70

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Panasonic PT-RZ970

Panasonic PT-RZ970
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A good spec and relatively new fairly noisy WUXGA data projector, with average running costs
41dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Jul 2016
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Panasonic PT-RZ970BU 10,000 Lumens (Center), WUXGA (1,920 x 1,200), Black Projector
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Panasonic PT-RZ970 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-RZ970 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
65
Running Costs
$140 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
1: radiant picture quality and long-lasting reliability
2: consistently stable performance
3: easy system integration and installation flexibility
Louder than average noise level
Does not have a built-in speaker

Panasonic PT-RZ970 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PT-RZ970 is in the most expensive 9% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the PT-RZ970 will cost $140 over 5 years to run.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-RZ970 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. Across all data projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Panasonic PT-RZ970 of 41dB is louder than 97% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PT-RZ970's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 57% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PT-RZ970's projector brightness of 9,400 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 2% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of data projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The PT-RZ970's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 89% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PT-RZ970 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 76% of multimedia projectors which have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The PT-RZ970 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-RZ970 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-RZ970 has a DVI port, unlike 89% of data projectors which do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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05025232849680, 05025232849703

Panasonic PT-RZ970

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