PT-RQ35 Series

World's Smallest and Lightest 30,000 lm 3-Chip DLP™ Projectors

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Despite its high brightness and jaw-dropping image quality, PT-RQ35K Series is the smallest and lightest 3-Chip DLP™ product in its class and can be transported and installed with just two people. Save on labor costs and enjoy greater convenience when backyard space is limited.A combination of two blue and one red laser expands colour-space reproduction by 114 %*3 over the PT-RQ32K. Vivid red and pure blue reproduction heightens realism for an immersive experience and takes high-resolution content to the next level. Redesigned airflow path, cooling system, and finless radiator reinforce reliability. Dynamic Digital Control regulates red laser output and cooling for consistent image quality. Expect 20,000 hours of maintenance-free projection with backup input and laser failover circuitry offering peace of mind when projection can’t be interrupted.

PROJECTOR TYPEWorld's Smallest and Lightest 30,000 lm 3-Chip DLP™ Projectors
BRIGHTNESS30,500 lm / 32,000 lm (center)30,500 lm / 32,000 lm (center)
RESOLUTION4K (3840x2400 px);WUXGA (1920x1200 px);


Revolutionizing Projection with Streamlined Workflow

World's Smallest and Lightest 30,000-lumen-class 3-Chip DLP™ Projector*1

Despite its high brightness and image quality, PT-RQ35K Series is the smallest and lightest 3-Chip DLP™ product in its class and can be transported and installed with two people. Save on labor and enjoy greater convenience when storage space is limited. PT-RQ35K Series is 40 %*2 smaller than the current PT-RQ32K, and its footprint is almost equivalent to the PT-RQ22K. With its manageable size and weight, PT-RQ35K Series creates exciting new opportunities for high-brightness projection in venues where installation space is limited.

*1 As of August 2020, *2 By cabinet volume according to internal research



Smart Projector Control with NFC Function*1

Smart Projector Control is an application for iOS and Android™ devices. The app lets you prepare the PT-RQ35K Series for setup before power is available on site. Adjust settings such as Projector ID and IP address with the projector unplugged using NFC function (which can be set to read/write, read-only, or turned off). Navigate and configure OSD settings without projecting the menu. As well as enabling various lens adjustments, the app lets you focus the projection using your smartphone camera*2 from distances of up to 30 m*3 (98 ft) away. To quickly and easily connect the projector to the wireless network*2, scan a QR Code displayed on the projector’s Information Monitor. There’s no need for manual SSID selection and password entry. Smart Projector Control makes it easier to set up and control multiple projectors right from your device’s touchscreen. For more information, visit the Smart Projector Control website.

*1 Projectors sold in some countries or regions require an ET-NUK10 Upgrade Kit available from PASS to activate NFC function. See NFC Regional Compatibility List for details, *2 Some devices do not support projector autofocus function, *3 When projecting a 300-inch image. Maximum distance is 3 m (10 ft) for a 100-inch image, *4 Requires optional AJ-WM50 Wireless Module.

Remote Preview for a Smooth Start to Your Event

Remote Preview lets projectionists confirm video-signal integrity by viewing thumbnails of the input signal on a laptop prior to projection. Accessed via software or web browser, Remote Preview works with the projector in Standby or with the shutter on. It’s useful at events such as concerts where opportunities to check content on screen are limited due to stage traffic and other logistical factors. Remote Preview reduces chance of errors before the performance, and if an error is detected, helps narrow down the possible cause to the signal.

Preactivated Upgrade Kits for Geo Pro Software

Optional upgrade kits bundled with free Geometry Manager Pro software*1 usually require activation with license keys. With PT-RQ35K Series projectors, however, these kits come preactivated with your Geo Pro download. As well as bitmap masking, the kits save installers time by automatically and simultaneously calibrating edge-blends using an external camera*2. This task otherwise requires manual brightness, colour, and black-level calibration of each projector. Register PT-RQ35K Series projectors and download Geometry Manager Pro with free preactivated upgrade kits at PASS.

*1 Register your projector at PASS to download free Geometry Manager Pro software for PC. Mac OS is not supported, *2 Compatible cameras: Panasonic AW-HE70/AW-UE70 and Nikon D5200/D5300/D5500/D5600. Installation of free software plug-in required before camera connection. Visit PASS for more information.

Information Monitor

To simplify setup and streamline operation, PT-RQ35K Series features an Information Monitor near the control panel. The high-visibility screen offers menu navigation via arrow keys and provides a convenient way to configure network settings such as Projector ID without projecting the OSD menu. During operation, it shows projector status including temperature, runtime, error codes, and input signal information.

Compatible with Our 3-Chip DLP™ Projector Lens Lineup*

Share optional lenses between Panasonic 3-Chip DLP™ projectors in your inventory and the new PT-RQ35K Series projectors. Our lineup of 18 lenses comprises fixed and zoom lenses that adapt to venues of any scale; a groundbreaking ET-D3LEF70 Fisheye Lens for dome projection in planetariums; and the new ET-D3LEU100 Ultra-Short-Throw Lens (0.370:1, WUXGA) and ET-D3LEW200 Short-Throw Zoom Lens (0.645–0.850:1, WUXGA). These glass lenses produce spectacular images from short throw-distances with zero offset (eliminating the gap between the edge of the image and projector’s mounting surface) and are ideal for theme-parks, museums, performance venues, and other experiential applications. Both equip wide-range powered Vertical and Horizontal Lens Shift, while the ET-D3LEW200 increases location flexibility with powered optical zoom.

* Excluding dedicated lenses for the PT-RQ50K.

Spellbinding Picture Quality

Red and Blue Lasers for Deep, Accurate Colour

A combination of two blue and one red laser module expands colour-gamut reproduction to 114 %* of the PT-RQ32K with 91 % DCI coverage, saturating the screen in lavish colour and drawing the audience deeper into the artist’s world. Optimized blue-laser wavelengths achieve truer blue while the red laser intensifies red expression for a greater sense of realism.

* In comparison to the PT-RQ32K according to internal research.

Gradation Smoother Reduces Banding [PT-RQ35K Only]

PT-RQ35K Series is first to equip Panasonic’s new Gradation Smoother function. It reduces banding noise in gradients of shaded colour evident in content that lacks the optimal colour bit-depth. Operators can select three levels* of image correction appropriate to the severity of the problem, or disable the function when it’s not needed. Gradation Smoother is your go-to solution when banding is evident in the projection, but there’s no time to re-edit the content.

* Projectors ship with Gradation Smoother set at a factory default of [2].

Flexible Black-Level Adjustment

Edge-blend uniformity on curved screens is difficult to achieve with line-based black-level border adjustment. Warped image-edges result in unequal blend-widths, and a lack of uniformity in overlapping areas is exposed when dark scenes are projected. PT-RQ35K Series gains new black-level calibration that allows black borders to be reshaped to suit screen curvature using up to 17 control points in much the same way as our Free Grid function. Adjacent images can be matched within a 0.5-dot margin—ideal for 4K video projection—while a wider range of adjustment in finer increments is also enabled.

Quad Pixel Drive [PT-RQ35K Only]

Quad Pixel Drive is an original Panasonic technology based on 1920 x 1200-pixel (WUXGA) DMD chips. It rapidly shifts each pixel vertically and horizontally to produce an image with a maximum physical resolution of 3840 x 2400 pixels (4K/16:10). Quad Pixel Drive can interpolate three additional video frames to create 240 Hz* video from a native 60 Hz source, losing none of its filmlike detail to motion blur even when tracking fast-moving action or during slow-panning shots.

* Refresh-rates vary depending on vertical scanning frequency. Maximum frame-rate for 4K video projection is 60 Hz.

Stable Design for Reliable Operation

Dynamic Digital Control for Stable Colour Performance

While red lasers heighten colour expression, their successful implementation has been challenged by inherent sensitivity to temperature fluctuations. Dynamic Digital Control solves the problem by modulating red-laser output frame-by-frame to achieve optimal RGB balance according to colour requirements and operating temperature, which is managed by a discrete cooling system. With stability guaranteed, multiple lasers are free to unleash awesome colour with luxuriant reds and pure blues taking the viewer closer to the artist’s intention.

Shielded Laser Drive with Finless Radiator

Hermetically sealed DMDs, shielded laser drive, and separate filterless cooling systems for each light source are reinforced by a new finless radiator that’s about 30 % more effective than previous designs. The projectors are exhaustively tested to exceed the industry’s toughest dustproofing guidelines, and are made in Japan to uncompromising quality standards. Expect 20,000 hours of maintenance-free projection at full brightness with high colour uniformity right through to your next refresh cycle.

Backup Input Guarantees Picture Display

When the Backup Input setting is enabled and the source device is configured to output an identical signal to the projector’s primary and secondary input terminals, it can automatically switch between signals in as little as 0.3 seconds whenever the primary signal is interrupted or restored. No screen-blanking occurs when switching. Maintain image display in situations when projection must not be interrupted.

Multi-Laser Drive Engine with Failover Redundancy Circuits

Multiple Laser modules are equipped with Panasonic’s unique Failover Circuitry. If a single laser diode fails, only diodes in the affected series are bypassed rather than all of the diodes in the module, as is the case with some competitive laser projectors. Projection continues uninterrupted with imperceptible loss in brightness. Failover Circuitry adds another layer of insurance in situations where image display must be maintained.