Panasonic PT-DZ870 vs Panasonic PT-EX16

Panasonic PT-DZ870
Panasonic PT-EX16

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
55% bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-DZ870 is 840W lamp power. That's 460W bigger than the Panasonic PT-EX16 (380W).
3D Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 supports 3D, but the Panasonic PT-EX16 does not. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins Edit
The number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins on the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is two, but the Panasonic PT-EX16 only has one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in.
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 (economic 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).
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 quantitys Edit
The number of lamps quantitys on the Panasonic PT-EX16 is four, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has two lamps quantitys.
Full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 supports full HD, 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 ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 is a two RS-232 ports projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has one RS-232 ports.
£1,416 cheaper
The Panasonic PT-EX16 costs £1,416 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 quantitys Edit
The number of lamps quantitys on the Panasonic PT-DZ870 is two, but the Panasonic PT-EX16 only has four lamps quantitys.
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 does not support full HD, however the Panasonic PT-EX16 supports full HD. 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 ports Edit
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is a one RS-232 ports projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-EX16 only has two RS-232 portss.
£1,416 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-DZ870 is more expensive than the Panasonic PT-EX16 by £1,416.
8 Reasons Against
Hugely smaller bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-EX16 is only 380W lamp power. That's 460W smaller than the Panasonic PT-DZ870 (380W).
Does not support 3D Edit
The Panasonic PT-EX16 does not support 3D, whereas the Panasonic PT-DZ870 supports 3D. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Only one component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in Edit
The number of component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins on the Panasonic PT-EX16 is one, but the Panasonic PT-DZ870 only has two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.
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 (economic 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).
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

42 months Ago 44 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 £ 11,840.40
Total cost of ownership £ 12,192.60
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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 (typical)
 10000:1
BEST
 10000:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
8,500 ANSI lumens 16,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-15 - 15 ±40
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-40 - 40 ±40
Matrix Size
0.67" 1.8"
BEST
Uniformity
90% 90%
Projection Distance
0.83 - 112.77 1.02 - 15.24
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 4:3
 16:10
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
50 - 600 40 - 600
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
2 4
BEST
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,000h
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
840W
BEST
380W
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000h

Lens System

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

Video

3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
3D-Ready
 3D-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 2
BEST
BNC Input Ports
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2
BEST
1
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
AV Input
 AV input
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Performance

Noise Level
40dB
BEST
51dB
Noise Level (economic 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(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated

Design

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

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
3W
BEST
18W
Power Consumption (typical)
1,030W
BEST
1,850W
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
120 - 240 200 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 120 - 240
 200 - 240
 120
 120 - 240
 200 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 45 5 - 40

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AC
 VGA
 AC
 VGA

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH)
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 Technology
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Network Architecture
Unknown - Click to provide data 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Weight (without Accesories)
17.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
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