Designed to reduce the AV managers workload in businesses and universities.
The MZ16 series is Panasonic’s quietest and most powerful LCD projector range for learning and business, designed for simplified set-up and maintenance-free operation, reducing the AV manager’s workload.
This flexible and cost-efficient SOLID SHINETM laser projector offers up to 16,000 lumens brightness (PT-MZ16K) and WUXGA resolution for high quality projection with silent operation (38dB in normal mode) and light construction (22kg). It accepts a 4K/60p input signal, which is converted to the projector’s resolution (1920 x 1200).
|Brightness||16 000 lm||13 000 lm||10 000 lm|
Brightest 3LCD SOLID SHINETM Laser Projector able to accept 4K/60p input signal
Using Panasonic’s 3LCD SOLID SHINETM technology, the MZ16 range delivers long-lasting brightness. The conventional mercury-based lamp and colour wheel are replaced by LCD and laser diodes to create the images. Separate colours are combined in the viewer’s mind to create a full image. These projectors can accept 4K/60p input from DIGITAL LINK and HDMI which is converted to 1920 x 1200 resolution for a long-lasting, clear viewing experience.
Quietest projector in its category
The MZ16 is the world’s first laser LCD projector to benefit from Panasonic’s unique liquid cooling technology, which makes it the quietest and most powerful Panasonic projector of its type on the market. It generates only 38dB of noise during normal operation, making it ideal for lecture theatres and seminar rooms which require less noise distraction from AV equipment.
Compatible with Panasonic Geo Manager Pro software
The MZ16 projector range is compatible with Panasonic’s free Geometry Manager Pro software, which massively cuts set up time for projectors and significantly reduces installation work. You can also export and import the settings of adjustment data between units, significantly reducing set up time in situations where multiple projectors are being used. Optional upgrade kits can be purchased to enable geometric adjustment for 3D mapping (ET-CUK20) and for auto-screen adjustment (ET-UK10), enabling you to set up multiple projectors simultaneously, to save time and expense.
Versatile Installation with Zero Screen Offset
8 optional interchangeable lenses cover every installation situation at wide throw-distances from 0.330:1 to 7.40:1.
Compatible lenses include the ET-EMU100, Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens. The throw-ratio of 0.330–0.354:1 (WUXGA) produces a 200-inch image at a distance of about 1.42 m (4.66 ft). The distracting gap between the top of the image and the ceiling is eliminated to maximise coverage and create greater visual impact.
Redundant laser engine and signal input for improved reliability
The projector’s triple drive engine enables continuous operation. If a laser bank fails unexpectedly, the MZ16 will continue projecting with two-thirds brightness. You can also switch from main input to secondary signal input in the case of a cable emergency. If a signal input fails, the projector will automatically switch to any selected input sources (HDMI, DVI-D, SDI, RGB or DIGITAL LINK) to enable projection to continue uninterrupted.
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|Projector type||LCD projectors|
|Light Source||Laser diodes|
|Light output*1||16,000 lm|
|Time until light output declines to 50 %*2||20,000 hours (NORMAL)|
|Resolution||1920 x 1200 pixels|
|Contrast Ratio*1||3,000,000:1 (Full On/Full Off) * With [Dynamic Contrast] set to |
|Screen size [diagonal]||2.03–12.7 m (80–500 in), 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Center-to-corner zone ratio*1||85 %|
|Lens||Optional powered zoom lenses|
|Lens shift | Vertical (from center of screen)||±60 % (±40 % with ET-EMW200, ±50 % with ET-EMW300) (powered)|
|Lens shift | Horizontal (from center of screen)||±20 % (±19 % with ET-EMW200) (powered)|
|Keystone Correction Range||Vertical: ±40° (±14° with ET-EMW200/ET-EMW300, ±22° with ET-EMW400/ET-EMW500), Horizontal: ±15° (±8° with ET-EMW200/ET-EMW300)|
|Keystone correction range with optional ET-UK20 Upgrade Kit||Vertical: ±40° (±14° with ET-EMW200/ET-EMW300, ±22° with ET-EMW400/ET-EMW500), Horizontal: ±40° (±8° with ET-EMW200/ET-EMW300, ±15° with ET-EMW400/ET-EMW500)When [VERTICAL KEYSTONE] and [HORIZONTAL KEYSTONE] are used simultaneously, correction cannot be made exceeding a total of 55 °.|
|Installation||Ceiling/floor, front/rear, free 360-degree installation|
|Terminals | SDI In||BNC x 1: 3G/HD-SDI input|
|Terminals | HDMI In||HDMI 19-pin x 1 (Compatible with HDCP 2.2, Deep Color, 4K/60p signal input*3)|
|Terminals | DVI-D In||DVI-D 24-pin x 1 (DVI 1.0 compliant, compatible with HDCP, compatible with single link only)|
|Terminal | RGB In||D-sub HD 15-pin (female) x 1 (RGB/YPBPR/YCBCR)|
|Terminals | Serial/Multi Projector Sync In||D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control (RS-232C compliant)|
|Terminals | Serial/Multi Projector Sync Out||D-sub 9-pin (male) x 1 for link control (RS-232C compliant)|
|Terminals | REMOTE 1 IN||D-sub 9-pin (female) × 1 for external control (parallel)|
|Terminals | Remote 2 In||M3 x 1 for wired remote control|
|Terminals | Remote 2 Out||M3 x 1 for link control (for wired remote control)|
|Terminals | LAN||RJ-45 x 1 for network connection, 10Base-T, 100Base-TX (Compatible with PJLink™ [Class 2], Art-Net)|
|Terminals | DIGITAL LINK||RJ-45 x 1 for network and DIGITAL LINK connection (video/network/serial control) (HDBaseT™ compliant), 100Base-TX (Compatible with PJLink™ [Class 2], Art-Net, HDCP 2.2, Deep Color, 4K/60p signal input*3)|
|Terminals | DC Out||USB Connector (Type A) x 1 (Output 5 V/2 A)|
|Power Supply||AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz|
|Power Consumption||1,050 W|
|Cabinet Materials||Molded plastic|
|Filter||Included (Estimated maintenance time: approx. 20,000 hours)|
|Operation noise*1||38 dB (NORMAL) / 32 dB (Quiet)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||650 x 211*4 x 440 mm (25 19/32˝ x 8 5/16˝*4 x 17 21/64˝ ) (Without lens)|
|Weight*5||Approx. 22.3 kg (49.2 lbs)|
|Operating Environment||Operating temperature: 0–45 °C (32–113 °F)*6; Operating humidity: 10–80 % (no condensation)|
|Applicable Software||Logo Transfer Software, Multi Monitoring & Control Software, Early Warning Software, Geometry Manager Pro (ET-UK20 Upgrade Kit, ET-CUK10 Auto Screen Adjustment Kit),Smart Projector Control for iOS/Android™|
|Note||*1 Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation all comply with ISO/IEC 21118: 2012 international standards. Value is average of all products when shipped. *2 Around this time, light output will have decreased by approximately 50 %. IEC62087: 2008 Broadcastcontents, NORMAL Mode, Dynamic Contrast , under conditions with 35 °C (95 °F), 700 m (2,297 ft) above sea level, and 0.15 mg/m3of particulate matter. Estimated time until light output declines to 50 % varies depending on environment. *3 4K signals are converted to theprojector's resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) upon projection. Supported terminals: DIGITAL LINK/HDMI®. *4 With legs at shortest position. *5 Average value. May differ depending on the actual unit. *6 When using the projector at an altitude lower than 2,700 m (8,858 ft) above sea level,and the operating environment temperature becomes 35 °C (95 °F) or higher, the light output may be reduced to protect the projector.|
|Light output||16,000 lm|
|LCD Panel | Panel Size||25.4 mm (1.0 in) diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)|
|LCD Panel | Number of pixels||2,304,000 ( Pixels 1920 x 1200) pixels x 3|