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Panasonic PT-RZ970

71

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Panasonic PT-RZ970

£13,891.20
Panasonic PT-RZ970
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A fully featured but 2 year old fairly noisy WUXGA projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only moderate value for money
41dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Jul 2016
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Panasonic PT-RZ970 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have scored the Panasonic PT-RZ970 as follows:
51
Value for Money
Average
84
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Age
19 Months Old
58
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £170 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 9% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a handheld remote control
1: radiant picture quality and long-lasting reliability
2: consistently stable performance
3: easy system integration and installation flexibility

Panasonic PT-RZ970 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Multimedia Projectors Have Excellent Reviews

Panasonic projectors have excellent reviews on average and Panasonic is one of the top rated manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Panasonic projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features and is under 2 years old but at £13,891.20 it is more expensive than 99% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The PT-RZ970 is one of the less economic to run projectors that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PT-RZ970 is £170.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

Panasonic released the PT-RZ970 in July 2016.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The PT-RZ970 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Projectors resolutions range 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-RZ970 of 41dB is very loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 2% of all projectors when ordered 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 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 PT-RZ970's projector brightness of 9,400 ANSI lumens is very bright compared to most other projectors. It is brighter than 98% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The Panasonic PT-RZ970's service life of lamp of 20,000h is longer than 91% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The PT-RZ970 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike 77% 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. 81% of data 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 multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The PT-RZ970 has a DVI port. 90% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Product Identifiers

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05025232849680, 05025232849703

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