Panasonic has won a blind shootout of laser projectors organised by UK Systems Integrator Pure AV. A number of 6,000 lumens laser projectors from Canon, Christie, Digital Projection, Epson, Panasonic and Sony were judgged by industry professionals at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester.
The shootout assessed uniformity, brightness, contrast, colour reproduction and greyscale. The 1-chip DLP Panasonic PT-RZ660 took frst place with a score of 41.2 out of 50.
Designed for intensive usage and long lasting brightness in education, museums, exhibitions and digital signage applications, the RZ660 delivers high resolution and a brightness of up to 6,000 lm (ANSI). Equipped with dual laser modules, a dust-resistant optical block and a long lasting laser engine, the projector is designed to be maintenance free for up to 20,000 hours.