Smallest 20 000 lumens Solid Shine Laser Projector. Stunning image quality in a compact body designed for large venues. Exchangeable lens, 24/7 Operation, Digital link, Geometric Adjustment, 360° flexible installation.
High-brightness in a small package
The PT-RZ21K is the number one compact and lightweight projector in the high-brightness class and it has the smallest footprint of any 20,000lm projector. At just 49kg, it’s also extremely lightweight and easy to handle, making it perfect for rental or stage use. The RZ21K is almost the same size as the Panasonic PT-DZ21K2, fitting into the same frame.
If you’re looking for vivid colour and unbelievable brightness, the RZ21K delivers. It combines 3-Chip DLP™ imaging with SOLID SHINE Laser Phosphor technology to give stunning image quality. Solid-state laser light sources and specially engineered heat-resistant phosphor wheels work together with three discrete DLP™ modules (R/G/B) for high brightness, true colour accuracy, and high contrast in large venues: ideal for exhibitions, show and other large events. The RZ21K is compatible with the latest colour space standards so you can be sure it will reproduce images accurately.
Project from any angle
The RZ21K is compatible with all of our existing 3-Chip DLP lenses including our ET-D75LE95 ultra-short throw lens to make it easy to install, even in tight spaces like galleries and exhibitions. Thanks to SOLID SHINE Laser technology, the projector can handle 360-degree installation through any axis: it can be mounted at whatever angle you like without distorting the picture.
Failsafe design means the show will go on
The RZ21K uses 3-Chip DLP™ for high-quality, high-brightness projection and colour uniformity that lasts forever. The RZ21K’s mounting structure has a rigid design to prevent external vibration affecting the image.
What’s more, it’s completely dust resistant: the laser modules are hermetically sealed so dust can’t get in and the projector has a very efficient filter-less design – a world first. Plus the New Durable Dust-proof Optical System means you’ll get stable projection even in dusty environments. The Dust-proof Optical System and high-performance cooling system combine to give you 20,000 hours of maintenance-free use (in light source output normal mode).
More of what you know and love
With the DZ21, Panasonic created a reference model for large venue and rental projectors. The RZ21K builds on the DZ21’s heritage to give you improved performance along with the inputs and menu layout you’re familiar with. It works perfectly with the DZ21 and DZ21K2 thanks to Mix&Match feature. And thanks to our patent-pending Contrast Synch technology, the RZ21K offers dynamic contrast with high contrast of 20,000:1 even when used in multi-projection applications.
The world leader in laser projection
Panasonic is the world’s most experienced laser projector manufacturer, supplying more of the global market than anyone else. Learn more about Panasonic laser projection technology here.
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|Technology||Laser 3-chip DLP|
|Power Supply||AC 200V-240V, 7.7A, 50/60Hz The light output will decrease to approximately 1/2 when using the projector with AC 100V to AC 120V [9.6A].|
|Power Consumption||1,510 W (1,525 VA [AC200V]) (0.3 W with Standby Mode set to Eco*1, 4 W with Standby Mode set to Normal) 1,217W (Normal Mode), 972 W (Eco Mode) Operating Temperature: 25 °C (77 °F), Altitude: 700m (2,297ft), IEC627087: 2008 Broadcast contents, Picture mode: Standard, Dynamic contrast |
|BTU Value||Max 5,159 BTU|
|DLP™ Chip | Panel Size||24.4 mm (0.96 inches) diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)|
|DLP™ Chip | Display Method||DLP™ chip x 3, DLP™ projection system|
|DLP™ Chip | Pixels||6,912,000 (1920 x 1200 x 3) pixels|
|Refresh Rate||120 Hz*2|
|Lens||Optional (no lens included with this model), powered zoom, powered focus lens|
|Light Source||Laser Diode (Laser class: Class 1)*Class 3R for North America.|
|Illumination Life of Set||Varies depending on operation mode setting. 20,000 hours at half luminance (Normal) 24,000 hours at half luminance (Eco) * IEC62087: 2008 Broadcast contents, Dynamic contrast  (NORMAL/ECO Temperature: 30°C (86°F), Altitude 700m (2,297 ft),Dynamic Contrast  Under conditions of 0.15 mg/m3 of particulate matter|
|Screen Size (Diagonal)||1.78-25.4 m (70-1,000 in) with 16:10 aspect ratio 1.78-15.24 m (70-600 in) with the ET-D75LE8, 16:10 aspect ratio 3.05-15.24 m (120-600 in) with the ET-D75LE95, 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Brightness||21,000 lm (Center)*3*5 / 20,000 lm (Normal)*4*5|
|Contrast*3||20,000:1 (Full On/Full Off, Dynamic Contrast Mode: 3)|
|Resolution||1920 x 1200 pixels|
|Scanning Frequency | Video/Y/C||fH:15.73KHz fV:59.94Hz, fH:15.63KHz fV:50Hz|
|Scanning Frequency | RGB||・Resolution: 640 x 400 pixels to 1920 x 1200 pixels ・Dot clock frequency: 162MHz or less ・PIAS (Panasonic Intelligent Auto Scanning)|
|Scanning frequency | YPBPR(YCBCR)||・Resolution: 480i/576i to 1920 x 1080 pixels ・Dot clock frequency: 148.5MHz or less ・The SYNC/HD and VD terminals do not support 3 value SYNC.|
|Scanning Frequency | DVI||・Moving image signal resolution: 480i*6/576i*6 to 1920x1080 ・Still image signal resolution: 640 x 400 to 1920 x 1200 (non-interlace) ・Dot clock frequency: 25 MHz to 162 MHz|
|Scanning Frequency | HDMI/DIGITAL LINK||・Moving image signal resolution: 480i*6/576i*6 to 1920x1080 Still image signal resolution: 640 x 400 to 1920 x 1200 (non-interlace) ・Dot clock frequency: 25 MHz to 162 MHz|
|Scanning Frequency | SDI||SD-SDI signal HD-SDI signal 3G-SDI signal|
|Optical Axis Shift||Vertical (from center of screen) ±55 % (±44 % with ET-D75LE6, +68 % - +78 % with ET-D75LE95) (powered) Horizontal (from center of screen) ±20 % (±15 % with ET-D75LE6, ±12 % with ET-D75LE95) (powered) NOTE: Optical axis shift function cannot be operated when used with the ET-D75LE50.|
|Installation||Ceiling/floor, front /rear, free 360-degree installation|
|Terminals | RGB 1 In||BNC x 5|
|Terminals | RGB 1 In | R, G, B||R: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms, G: 0.7 Vp-p (G: 1.0 Vp-p for sync on G), 75 ohms, B: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms HD, VD/SYNC: TTL, high impedance, positive/negative automatic|
|Terminals | RGB 1 In | Y, PB, PR (Y, CB, CR)||Y: 1.0 Vp-p (including sync signal), PB/PR (CB/CR): 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms|
|Terminals | RGB 1 In | Y/C||Y: 1.0 Vp-p (including sync signal), C: 0.286 Vp-p, 75 ohms|
|Terminals | RGB 1 In | Video in||BNC x 1, 1.0 Vp-p, 75 ohms|
|Terminals | RGB 2 In||D-sub HD 15-pin (female) x 1|
|Terminals | RGB 2 In | R, G, B||R: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms, G: 0.7 Vp-p (G: 1.0 Vp-p for sync on G), 75 ohms, B: 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms HD, VD/SYNC: TTL, high impedance, positive/negative automatic|
|Terminals | RGB 2 In | Y, PB, PR (Y, CB, CR)||Y: 1.0 Vp-p (including sync signal), PB/PR (CB/CR): 0.7 Vp-p, 75 ohms|
|Terminals | DVI-D In||DVI-D 24-pin x1 Single link, DVI 1.0 compliant, HDCP compatible|
|Terminals | HDMI In||HDMI 19-pin x1 HDCP compatible, Deep Color compatible|
|Terminals | SDI In 1||BNC x 1 SD-SDI signal SMPTE ST 259 compliant HD-SDI signal SMPTE ST 292 compliant 3G-SDI signal SMPTE ST 424, 425-2 compliant Dual link HD-SDI (LINK A) signal SMPTE ST 372 compliant Dual link 3G-SDI (Link 1) signal SMPTE ST 425-3 compliant|
|Terminals | SDI In 2||BNC x 1 SD-SDI signal SMPTE ST 259 compliant HD-SDI signal SMPTE ST 292 compliant 3G-SDI signal SMPTE ST 424, 425-2 compliant Dual link HD-SDI (LINK B) signal SMPTE ST 372 compliant Dual link 3G-SDI (Link 2) signal SMPTE ST 425-3 compliant|
|Terminals | DIGITAL LINK||RJ-45 HDBaseT™ compliant, HDCP compatible, Deep Color compatible|
|Terminals | 3D Sync 1 In/Out / Multi Projector Sync In||BNC x 1, IN : TTL Hi-z OUT : TTL max10mA|
|Terminals | 3D Sync 2 Out/Multi Projector Sync Out||BNC x 1, TTL max10mA|
|Terminals | Serial In||D-sub 9-pin x 1 for external control (RS-232C compliant)|
|Terminals | Serial Out||D-sub 9-pin x 1 for link control|
|Terminals | Remoter 1 In||M3 jack x 1 for wired remote control|
|Terminals | Remoter 1 Out||M3 jack x 1 for link control|
|Terminals | Remoter 2 In||D-sub 9-pin x 1 for external control (parallel)|
|Terminals | DIGITAL LINK/LAN||RJ-45 x 1 for network connection, 100Base-TX PJLink™ (class 2) compatible, Art-Net compatible|
|Terminals | DC Out 5V||USB connector (type A) x 2 for power supply only (DC 5V, Max 2A)|
|Power Cord Length||3.0 m(9 ft 10 in)|
|Cabinet Materials||Molded plastic|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||598 x 270 x 725 mm (23 17/32inch x 10 5/8inch x 28 17/32inch ) (not including protruding parts)|
|Weight||*9 Approximately 49kg (108 lbs) (not including lens)|
|Operation Noise||*3 46dB|
|Operating Environment||Operating temperature: 0-50 °C (32-122 °F)*10; Operating humidity: 10-80 % (no condensation)|
|Note||*1 When Standby Mode is set to ECO, network functions such as power on over LAN will not operate. Additionally, only certain c ommands can be received for external control using the serial terminal. *2 Refresh rate varies depending on scanning frequency. *3 Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation all comply with ISO 21118 international standards. *4 The value of the light output at the center region of the projected image is extracted based on the light output measurement method de・ed by the ISO/IEC 21118:2012 international standards. *5 In AC200V, When using a projection lens other than ET-D75LE95. *6 Pixel-Repetition signal(dot clock frequency 27.0MHz) only *7 Only the vertical keystone correction angle can be corrected in the direction in which the projector body moves away from t he screen. *8 When [VERTICAL KEYSTONE] and [HORIZONTAL KEYSTONE] are used simultaneously, correction cannot be made exceeding total of 55 °. *9 Average value. May differ depending on the actual unit *10 Operating temperature is 0–45 °C (32–113 °F) when used in locations from 1,400 m to 4,200 m (4,593 ft to 13,779 ft) above sea level. When the [PROJECTOR SETUP] menu -> [OPERATION SETTING] -> [OPERATING MODE] is set to [NORMAL], and the operating environmen temperature exceeds the following value, the light output may be reduced to protect the projector. •When using the projector at an altitude lower than 2,700m (8,858') above sea level: 35°C (95°F) •When using the projector at an altitude between 2,700m (8,858') and 4,200m (13,780') above sea level: 25°C (77°F)|