PT-MZ880 / PT-MZ780 / PT-MZ680 Series - Visual System Solutions | Panasonic Business
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Flexible and cost-efficient LCD laser projector
PT-MZ880 / PT-MZ780 / PT-MZ680 Series
LCD Laser Projectors Deliver Well-Balanced Colour and Brightness with Seamless Integration into Corporate, Education, and Museum Environments
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Key Features

Laser LCD, 6,000 - 8 000 lumens, WUXGA

Compact and lightweight body, designed with ultra-low noise operation (26dB)

Wide Lens shift area and Ultra-Short Throw lens to expand installation capability

Edge Blending function to realise versatile space creation

Significant contribution to sustainability thanks to low Power consumption and Washable Eco Filter

The MZ880 series features 3 models, PT-MZ880 (8,000 lm), PT-MZ780 (7,000 lm), and PT-MZ680 (6,000 lm) WUXGA LCD Laser projectors with a refined Multi-Laser Drive Engine for the optimal balance of high brightness, vivid colour, and low-maintenance operation. *1 Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation are all compliant with ISO/IEC 21118: 2020 international standards. Value is average of all products when shipped.

8,000 lm*17,000 lm*16,000 lm*1
(W x H x D)

561 x 190 x 437 mm
(22 3/32″ x 7 15/32″ x 17 7/32″)

Well-Balanced Picture Quality

Tuned for Optimal Brightness and Colour

Refined optical engine delivers an ideal balance of high brightness and vivid colour for clear visibility in well-lit rooms. With a selection of display modes optimized to suit different kinds of content and screen surfaces and dynamic optimization technologies that continuously adjust the image to suit environment and content, your audience will enjoy comfortably visible pictures without turning the room lights off.

Dynamic Contrast

To best suit the projected content or operating environment, Dynamic Contrast analyzes the input signal frame-by-frame and directly adjusts light-source output according to the contrast requirements of each scene. As well as increasing overall contrast precision, Dynamic Contrast more accurately reproduces scenes where light and dark images frequently interchange.

Detail Clarity Processor 4

Proprietary circuitry analyzes individual video frames to clarify areas of each image containing fine details. Algorithms extract data from four frequency bands of the signal, sharpening outlines, correcting contours, and reducing ringing noise for increased text definition and clearer detail resolution in video and graphics.

Flexible Design Fits Any Space

Unobtrusive Cabinet Blends into the Room

Elegant new cabinet styling helps these projectors blend into the room environment. Use of black for the recessed base makes the side and front panels appear slimmer. By combining unobtrusive styling with quiet operation and clear image visibility, the projection (not the projector) becomes the focus of attention. All-black versions are available for easy concealment in dark environments, such as museums.

Quiet Operation Increases Immersion

With lessons, meetings, and conferences increasingly being held online, it’s important that projector noise doesn’t drown out discussion or distract attention from displayed content. Silent projection also helps people focus. PT-MZ880 Series includes a Quiet Mode enabling 26 dB* (PT-MZ780/MZ680) or 28 dB (PT-MZ880) operation. Expect productive participation from an alert audience, whether they’re in the room or participating online, and a more immersive experience when the projectors are installed in museums.

Supports 4K Signal Input to Fit Your System Infrastructure

PT-MZ880 Series is compatible with 4K input signals, accepting 4K/60p video via HDMI inputs or DIGITAL LINK terminal. This capability is useful when integrating the projectors into existing 4K-ready system infrastructure or when it’s necessary to distribute the same 4K signal to a network of endpoints with different display resolutions without having to use an external converter or to reencode the source.

Three HDMI Inputs Support CEC Commands

HDMI inputs are compatible with control signals sent via a CEC-command-compatible component, giving you limited control over the projector using the compatible source device’s remote control. The projectors power up from Standby and commence playback automatically on command from a compatible player, such as optional Wireless Presentation System PressIT, when connected to the projector via HDMI.

For more information on Wireless Presentation System PressIT, please click here.

Separate LAN and DIGITAL LINK terminals

You can choose to control MZ880 Series projectors via a dedicated LAN terminal or the HDBase-T™-based DIGITAL LINK connection. Both support 100Base-TX- and 10BaseT-compatible control signals via Panasonic, Crestron Connected™, AMX, and Extron® applications. With control enabled via LAN, DIGITAL LINK is free to transmit video over long cable runs of up to 150 m (492 ft).

Optional Powered Lenses Including New Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens

PT-MZ880 Series ships with a 1.61–2.76:1 powered zoom lens and supports a selection of optional fixed and zoom lenses to suit your preferred projector location. These optional lenses include a new zero-offset ET-ELU20 Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens, making this projector series not only a great fit for education and corporate use, but also for museum exhibition. When paired with a compatible powered lens, projectionists can perform zoom, focus, and V/H lens-shift adjustments using the projector remote control or Smart Projector Control app.

Works with Smart Projector Control App

Smart Projector Control is a remote-control app for iOS and Android™ devices that can be used to adjust, control, and monitor up to 64 projectors individually or simultaneously from anywhere within range of the wireless network. You can use the app to switch the unit on or off, select an input signal, and adjust the projector’s OSD menu settings via your device’s touchscreen while the projector is in standby or powered up with the shutter on.

Built-in Geometric Adjustment Functions and Edge Blending

Geometric Adjustment is a suite of functions built into the projector operated via the projector remote control that allow installers to correct distortion when images are projected at an angle, onto curved screens, or over irregular screen surfaces. Correction extends to spherical, cylindrical, and other complex screen shapes without need of a connected PC.

Edges of adjacent screens can be blended and their brightness controlled.

Geometry Manager Pro Software with Free Grid

Geo Pro for Windows® PC expands the functionality of built-in Geometric Adjustment and makes complex correction easy with Free Grid. Free Grid can be overlaid on the projected image, allowing users to reshape distorted areas by adjusting the position of node or V/H line control-points. Grids of between 2 x 2 and 11 x 11 lines are selectable according to required granularity, and work progress is saved automatically so you can move freely between grid resolutions. Grid and control-point colours are selectable to ensure clear visibility over the projected image.

Note: Download Geometry Manager Pro for Windows free from here

Contrast Sync and Shutter Sync

Contrast Sync synchronizes Dynamic Contrast value among multiple projectors connected via serial in/out terminals. This function increases the uniformity of individual images in a multi-screen system and reduces the visibility of overlapping areas of adjacent images for a seamless widescreen image. Shutter Sync, meanwhile, synchronizes shutter on/off timing for professional fade-in/fade-out effects.

Efficient Eco-Friendly Reliability

Reduced Power Consumption

Power consumption is about 20 % less than previous models. These savings scale with every projector added to your fleet and make significant contribution to your organization’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint.

Low Maintenance 20,000-hour Operation

Projector maintenance is recommended at about 20,000 hours to reduce time, cost, and effort to your organization. Long-life laser light-source eliminates hassles associated with lamp disposal (which sometimes contain specified toxic substances) and reduces your consumable parts inventory.

Reduced Waste with Lamp-free Design and Eco Filter

Eco Filter includes a Micro Cut Filter that collects minute dust particles with an electrostatic effect. Together with dust-resistant projector cabinet, Eco Filter enables long-term use in dusty conditions with less downtime. Replacement is at about 20,000 hours, and the filter can be washed and reused. And thanks to the projector’s long-life laser light-source, there’s no hassles associated with lamp disposal.

ECO Management System

Energy efficiency is achieved by automatically reducing light-source output power in dim rooms, and by transitioning to a low-power mode when no input signal is detected. These functions are readily accessed via a key on the projector remote control.

Less Packaging for Easy Disposal

Recyclable packing for the projector, accessories, and consumable parts—which can add up in the context of a fleet—is reduced in line with your organization’s CSR policy objectives.

Multi-Laser Drive Engine with Failover Circuitry

Multi-Laser Drive Engine equips multiple laser modules and heat-resistant inorganic phosphor-wheel to enhance projection stability and efficiency. The modules are equipped with proprietary Failover Circuitry. If a single laser diode fails, only diodes in the affected series are bypassed rather than all diodes in the module, as is the case with other projectors. Projection can continue with imperceptible loss in brightness. Failover Circuitry provides an invaluable layer of insurance in situations where image display must be maintained.

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    Panasonic PT-MZ880 Series LCD Laser Projectors
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    Tue, 08/06/2021 - 15:10
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    Catalog PDF: MZ880/MZ780/MZ680 (English)
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    PT-MZ880 Series RS-232C control spec (English/Japanese/Chinese)
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Technology Laser LCD
LCD panel | Panel size (mm) 19.3 mm diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)
LCD panel | Panel size (inch) 0.76 inch diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)
LCD Panel | Display Method Transparent LCD panel (x 3, R/G/B)
LCD Panel | Drive Method Active matrix
LCD Panel | Pixels 2,304,000 (1920 x 1200) pixels x 3, total of 6,912,000 pixels
Light Source Laser diodes
Light Output*1 *2 PT-MZ880 (8,000 lm) / PT-MZ780 (7,000 lm) / PT-MZ680 (6,000lm)
Resolution WXUGA 1920 x 1200 pixels
Contrast 3,000,000:1 (Full On/Full Off) (When [PICTURE MODE] is set to [DYNAMIC] and [DYNAMIC CONTRAST] is set to [1] or [2]. HDMI signal input)
Screen size (diagonal) (mm) 1.02-10.16 m, 16:10 aspect ratio 1.52-10.16 m with the ET-ELW22, 16:10 aspect ratio 2.54-10.16 m with the ET-ELU20, 16:10 aspect ratio
Screen size (diagonal) (inch) 40-400 in, 16:10 aspect ratio 60-400 in with the ET-ELW22, 16:10 aspect ratio 100-400 in with the ET-ELU20, 16:10 aspect ratio
Center-to-Corner Uniformity*1 85 %
Lens Powered zoom (throw ratio 1.61–2.76:1), powered focus F = 1.7–2.3, f = 26.8–45.5 mm (for supplied lens; optional lenses also available)
Optical axis shift | Vertical (from center of screen) ±67 % (powered) for supplied lens
Optical axis shift | Horizontal (from center of screen) ±35 % (powered) for supplied lens
Keystone Correction Range Vertical: ±25°, Horizontal: ±30° for supplied lens
Installation Ceiling/floor, front/rear, free 360-degree installation
Terminals | HDMI In HDMI 19-pin x 3 (Compatible with HDCP 2.3, Deep Color, 4K/60p*5 signal input), CEC supported
Terminals | Computer In D-sub HD 15-pin (female) x 1 (RGB/YPBPR/YCBCR)
Terminals | Monitor Out D-sub HD 15-pin (female) x 1 (RGB/YPBPR/YCBCR)
Terminals | Serial / Multi Sync In D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control/link control (RS-232C compliant)
Terminals | Multi Sync Out D-sub 9-pin (male) x 1 for link control
Terminals | REMOTE 1 IN M3 stereo mini-jack x 1 for wired remote control
Terminals | Remote 2 In D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control (parallel)
Terminals | Audio In M3 stereo mini-jack x 1
Terminals | Audio Out M3 stereo mini-jack x 1
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 2.3, Deep Color,4K/60p*5 *6 signal input)
Terminals | LAN RJ-45 x 1 for network connection, 10Base-T, 100Base-TX (Compatible with PJLink™ [Class 2], Art-Net)
Terminals | DC Out USB Connector (Type A) x 1 (Output 5 V/2 A)
Power Supply 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption*7 | Maximum power consumption 490 W (PT-MZ880), 435 W (PT-MZ780), 360 W (PT-MZ680)
Power Consumption*7 | On-mode power consumption (Light power) 295 W - 415 W (PT-MZ880), 270 W - 375 W (PT-MZ780), 228 W - 315 W (PT-MZ680)
Cabinet Materials Molded plastic
Filter Included (Estimated maintenance time: approx. 20,000 hours)
Operating noise*1 34 dB NORMAL/ECO / 27 dB QUIET (PT-MZ880), 32 dB NORMAL/ECO / 26 dB QUIET (PT-MZ780, PTMZ680) 
Dimensions (W x H x D) (mm) 561 x 190 x 437 mm not including lens or protruding parts
Weight*8 Approx 18.6 kg with supplied lens (PT-MZ880 & PT-MZ780), Approx 17.6 kg with supplied lens (PT-MZ680)
Operating environment (℃/M) Operating temperature: 0–45 °C *9, operating humidity: 20–80 % (no condensation)
Applicable software/application Logo Transfer Software, Multi Monitoring & Control Software, Early Warning Software, Smart Projector Control for iOS/Android™, Geometry Manager Pro *10
Note *1 Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation all comply with ISO/IEC 21118: 2020 international standards. Value is average of all products when shipped. *2 When [PICTURE MODE] is set to [DYNAMIC] and [LIGHT POWER] is set to [NORMAL]. *3 Around this time,light output will have decreased to approximately 50 % of its original level ([PICTURE MODE]: [DYNAMIC], [DYNAMIC CONTRAST] set to [2]). Estimated time until light output declines to 50 % varies depending on environment. *4 Lens-shift range and keystone correction range may varydepending on lens. *5 4K signals are converted to the projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) upon projection. *6 YPBPR4:2:0 format only for 4K/60p signals input via DIGITAL LINK. *7 Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation all comply with ISO/IEC 21118:2020 international standards. On-mode power consumption measured at 25 °C (77 °F) operating temperature at an altitude of 700 m (2,297 ft). *8 Average value. May differ depending on the actual unit. *9 Note that the projector cannot be used at altitudes 2,700 m (8,858 ft) or higherabove sea level. In the following operating environments, light output may be reduced to protect the projector: when the projector is used at altitudes below 700 m (2,297 ft) and ambient temperature is 38 °C (100 °F) or higher; when the projector is used at altitudes between 700 m(2,297 ft) and 1,400 m (4,593 ft) exclusive and ambient temperature is 36 °C (97 °F) or higher; when the projector is used at altitudes between 1,400 m (4,593 ft) and 2,100 m (6,890 ft) exclusive and ambient temperature is 34 °C (93 °F) or higher; and when the projector is used ataltitudes between 2,100 m (6,890 ft) and 2,700 m (8,858 ft) exclusive and ambient temperature is 32 °C (90 °F) or higher. *10 Some functions available in Geo Pro software are not supported by the PT-MZ880 Series.