Panasonic PT-DZ870 vs Panasonic PT-EX16

Panasonic PT-DZ870
Panasonic PT-EX16

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
10% bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 420W lamp power projector. That's 40W bigger than the Panasonic PT-EX16 (380W).
11dB quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a noise level of 40dB, however the Panasonic PT-EX16 is a 51dB noise level projector (11dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

40% quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 35dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 14dB quieter than the Panasonic PT-EX16 (49dB).
Two times lighter Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a weight of 18.3kg. That's 28.2kg lighter than the Panasonic PT-EX16 (46.5kg).
Narrower Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ870 is 498mm wide. That's 152mm narrower than the Panasonic PT-EX16 (650mm).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
51% cheaper to run
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is £373.36 cheaper to run than the Panasonic PT-EX16 over five years. Read more
6 Reasons For
47% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 has a projector brightness of 16,000 ANSI lumens. That's 7,500 ANSI lumens brighter than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (16,000 ANSI lumens).
63% bigger matrix size Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 is a 1.8" matrix size projector. That's 1.13" bigger than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (1.8").
Four lamps Edit
The number of lamps on the Panasonic PT-EX16 is four, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has two lamps.
Full HD projection Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 supports Full HD projection, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 does not. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

One more RS-232 port Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 is a two RS-232 port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has one RS-232 port.
£1,228 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-EX16 costs £1,227.58 less than the Panasonic PT-DZ870.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
89% dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 has a projector brightness of 8,500 ANSI lumens. That's 7,500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-EX16 (16,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller matrix size Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 0.67" matrix size projector. That's 1.13" smaller than the Panasonic PT-EX16 (1.8").
Only two lamps Edit
The number of lamps on the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is two, but the Panasonic PT-EX16 only has four lamps.
Does not support Full HD projection Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 does not support Full HD projection, however the Panasonic PT-EX16 supports Full HD projection. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

One less RS-232 port Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a one RS-232 port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX16 only has two RS-232 ports.
£1,228 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-EX16 by £1,227.58.
8 Reasons Against
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 is a 380W lamp power projector. That's 40W smaller than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (380W).
22% louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 has a noise level of 51dB, however the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a 40dB noise level projector (11dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

29% louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 is a 49dB noise level (in economic mode) projector. That's 14dB louder than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (49dB).
Heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 has a weight of 46.5kg. That's 28.2kg heavier than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (46.5kg).
Wider Edit
Panasonic PT-EX16 is 650mm wide. That's 152mm wider than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (650mm).
Less retailers
Only 5 shops sells the Panasonic PT-EX16, whereas 6 sellers sell the Panasonic PT-DZ870. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Two months older
The Panasonic PT-EX16 is older than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 by two months.
106% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Panasonic PT-EX16 are £725.56 which is £373.36 more than the Panasonic PT-DZ870. Show assumptions.

Date Released

40 months Ago 42 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 330.09
Electricity cost - standby £ 22.11
Total running cost £ 352.20
Purchase price £ 11,651.98
Total cost of ownership £ 12,004.18
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 592.88
Electricity cost - standby £ 132.68
Total running cost £ 725.56
Purchase price £ 10,424.40
Total cost of ownership £ 11,149.96
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

1.7T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 1.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
45
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
3.6T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 3.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
92
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2500:1
 2500:1
BEST
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
8,500 ANSI lumens 16,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-15 - 15 ±40
Vertical Keystone Correction
-40 - 40 ±40
Matrix Size
0.67" 1.8"
BEST
Uniformity
90% 90%
Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
50 - 600 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamp
2 4
BEST
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
420W
BEST
380W
Lamp Service Life
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 1.7 - 2.4:1
 1.7 - 2.4:1
Aperture Range
1.7 - 1.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
25.6 - 35.7 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D Image Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D image projection
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
 Full HD projection
BEST
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 2
BEST
BNC Input Port
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC Power in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Performance

Noise Level
40dB
BEST
51dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
35dB
BEST
49dB
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Heat Dissipation
3,516BTU/h Unknown - Click to provide data
Dot Clock Scanning Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 162MHz
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 26 - 80
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 23 - 85
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 Black
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
3W
BEST
18W
Typical Power Consumption
1,030W
BEST
1,850W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 200 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 240
 200 - 240
 110 - 240
 200 - 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
10 - 80 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 45 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
18.3kg
BEST
46.5kg
Height
200mm
BEST
815mm
Depth
556mm 349mm
BEST
Width
498mm
BEST
650mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST

Other Features

Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 650 x 349 x 815
Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data ET-ELW06, ET-ELW04, ET-ELW02, ET-ELW03,ET-ELS02, ET-ELS03,ET-ELM01 ,ET-MD16SD1, ET-SFE16, ET-SRE16, ET-PKE16H, ET-PKE16S, ET-PKE16B, ET-LAE16, ET-RFE16
Connectivity
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Network Architecture
Unknown - Click to provide data 10Base-T/100Base-TX
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