Panasonic PT-DZ770UL WUXGA DLP Projector Review
PT-DZ770UL Optional Lenses
For more flexibility of installation, Panasonic offers a total of seven lenses to choose from, depending on your installation needs. The standard lens (which comes with the PT-DZ770U projector and was used for this review) has a throw ratio that ranges from 1.7 to 2.4 (this means the projector can be placed at a distance from the screen that equals 1.7 to 2.4 times the screen width). There are three long throw, zoom lens that have throw ratios 2.3 to 3.6:1, 3.6 to 5.4:1 and 5.4 to 8.6:1. There are also two shorter throw lenses whose throw ratios are 0.8 to 1.0:1 and 1.3 to 1.8:1. What does this all mean? It means that by choosing the appropriate lens, the projector can display a fairly large 200” diagonal image at distances ranging from as little as 11.3’ or a far as 122.7’, though the recommended maximum distance for the standard lens is 33.8’ for that size image.
There is also a wide lens (fixed at 0.8 throw ratio) available for rear projection applications. Street prices on these lenses are around $1800 for the standard lens, $2100 for the fixed lens and $2900 for the short throw zoom lens.
DICOM Picture Mode
Panasonic has included a special picture mode to the PT-DZ770UL that displays images simulating the DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine) standard used with B/W medical imaging (such as X-rays). This mode optimizes black/gray/white detail. Like other projectors that include such a mode, it is not intended for actual medical evaluation, but it allows for more accurate training of medical students, as well as more detailed medical imaging presentations.
Side-by-side Image Display
The PT-DZ770UL has a mode that allows the projector to display images from two different sources side-by-side on the screen. This allows for easy before/after comparisons or could include a static image alongside a video.
Multi-screen Support with Edge blending
Multiple PT-DZ770UL projectors can be used to cover a wider image over multiple adjacent screens. The projector includes multi-screen processing, edge blending and color processing to ensure a seamless transition from one screen to the next.
PT-DZ770UL Horizontal and Vertical Lens Shift
To facilitate ease of installation, the Panasonic PT-DZ770UL has manual lens shift in both the horizontal and vertical directions. There is a maximum of +50% vertical lens shift (upward if table mounted) and +/- 10% horizontal shift (left and right).
||AZ||9,299.00||***FREE GROUND SHIPPING!*** Includes lifetime technical support.|
||WA||Call||Call for our special pricing!|
||FL||9,299.00||Free Shipping! In Stock Now! 30 day no-hassle guarantee and FREE lifetime tech support from projector experts. We are an authorized dealer.|
||NY||8,999.00||Free Shipping on thousands of items / Same Day shipping if ordered by 8pm! Adorama has been the electronics enthusiast's choice for over 35 years!|
You May Also Like
Business and Education Projector Reviews Directory
Home Theater Projector Reviews Directory
LG MiniBeam PF1000U Projector Review
Epson Home Cinema 5040UB, Pro Cinema 6040UB Home Theater Projector Review
Epson Pro G7905U Large Venue Projector Review
Epson Powerlite Pro L1500, L1505 Laser Projector Review
BenQ SU931 Large Venue Projector Review
Subscriber-Only Content Directory