Panasonic PT-RZ970
Panasonic PT-RZ970
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Panasonic PT-RZ970

£13,875.24 £857.16 cheaper than 2 days ago
A relatively new 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with passable features but a price that represents poor value for money
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 41dB Jul 2016
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Panasonic PT-RZ970 Review

Released 1 year ago but with average features, we have ranked the Panasonic PT-RZ970 number 939 across all projectors.
Average Features
13 Months Old
£240 Over 1 Year
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Why Has it Scored 44?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £240 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 7% of all 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite long service life of lamp
Supports full HD
Does not have a built-in speaker
Fairly loud noise level

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Panasonic PT-RZ970 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Excellent Reviews for Its Data Projectors

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

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £13,875.24 it is more expensive than 99% of projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The PT-RZ970's service life of lamp of 20,000h is in the longest 9% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The PT-RZ970 supports full HD, unlike 64% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a DVI Port

The Panasonic PT-RZ970 has a DVI port. 88% of projectors do not have a DVI port.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Panasonic PT-RZ970 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most other projectors. 76% of data projectors have a built-in speaker.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The PT-RZ970's noise level of 41dB is very loud compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 3% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the PT-RZ970 of 9,400 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 2% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Panasonic PT-RZ970 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Released 13 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since July 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the PT-RZ970 is £240, which makes it one of the less economic to run projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic ptrz970lbej, panasonic ptrz970lwej, panasonic ptrz970bej, panasonic ptrz970wej, panasonic 1920x1200, panasonic p241587p, acer ptrz970bej, acer ptrz970wej


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