PT-MZ782

Revitalize Sustainability and Image Quality in Classrooms and the Workplace

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Key features

Eco-Conscious Design Includes Recycled Materials
Bright and Sharp for Comfortable Visibility
A Streamlined Work/low and Efficient UX
PROJECTOR TYPEPT-MZ882 Series
MODELSPT-MZ882PT-MZ782PT-MZ682
RESOLUTIONWUXGAWUXGAWUXGA
LIGHT OUTPUT8,200 lm7,500 lm6,500 lm
DIMENSIONS
(W x H x D)
561 x 224 x 439 mm 
(22 3/32" x 8 13/16" x 17 9/32") 
561 x 224 x 439 mm 
(22 3/32" x 8 13/16" x 17 9/32") 
561 x 224 x 439 mm 
(22 3/32" x 8 13/16" x 17 9/32") 

Eco-Conscious Design Includes Recycled Materials

The light, compact, and eco-friendly PT-MZ882 Series offers remarkable efficiency improvements over the previous series and is holistically engineered to reduce environmental impact, including using 10%4 recycled resins for the main projector unit.

Bright and Sharp for Comfortable Viewing

Enjoy optimally balanced brightness and color for clear, well-saturated images in brightly lit rooms. With Dynamic Contrast, Daylight View Basic, and Detail Clarity Processor 4, the PT-MZ882 Series elevates communication in offices, classrooms, and hybrid spaces.

Streamlined Workflow and Smooth UX

Support for widescreen 21:9 aspect ratios5 suits conferencing layouts. A new posture detection function and optional powered lenses streamline installation, while three 4K signal2 and CEC command-compatible6 HDMI™ inputs conveniently expand connectivity.

Eco-Conscious Design Includes Recycled Materials

PT-MZ882 Series: Advancing Eco-friendly Innovation

Sustainability is a big consideration for businesses and schools. Acquisition managers want to invest in systems that contribute to the organization’s sustainability goals by choosing efficient AV tech that minimizes waste. The PT-MZ882 Series reduces impact throughout the projector’s lifecycle, from procurement and manufacturing to transport, installation, usage, and disposal. It represents a significant step towards sustainability without sacrificing performance. In fact, the picture is brighter, operating noise is reduced, and usability is enhanced.

Projector Body Utilizes Recycled Materials

The PT-MZ882 Series’s sustainability story begins before you take delivery. In addition to using responsibly procured materials, the main projector body contains about 10%1 recycled resins, reducing the utilization of virgin materials. By supporting eco-friendly manufacturing processes and pursuing recycling-based programs at end-of-life, your organization helps minimize environmental impact during operation and throughout the product’s lifecycle.

1 By weight of the total weight of plastic parts in the projector main unit. Excludes projection lenses, printed circuit boards, labels, cables, connectors, electronic components, optical components, ESD components, EMI component adhesives, and coatings.

Enhanced Brightness with Lower Consumption

Refinements to the optical engine yield higher brightness over every model in the previous series while significantly enhancing energy efficiency. The PT-MZ882, for example, produces 8,200 lm1 with a max. consumption of 465 W compared to 8,000 lm1 at 490 W for the previous PT-MZ880 model, achieving a rating of 17.6 lm/W and an 8% efficiency improvement. Save on energy costs and reduce the carbon footprint of every unit in your fleet.

Note: Maximum consumption value in NORMAL Mode on AC 100–120 V power.
1 Measurement, measuring conditions, and notation methods comply with ISO/IEC 21118: 2020 international standards. Value is the average of all products when shipped.

Auto Power On Function Saves Wasted Energy

Like your PC, Panasonic projectors “sleep” after a certain idle period and shut down when this Quick Startup period expires to save energy. If playback resumes after the Quick Startup period elapses, you must manually power on the projector again. To avoid this, some users disable the Quick Startup timer or keep the projector running with the shutter on, wasting energy. PT-MZ882 Series solves the issue with Auto Power On. This new function powers the projector on and resumes playback automatically when an input signal is detected, even if the unit is shut down. Presenters can pause and resume their program without significant interruption, and administrators reap energy savings across their schools or businesses.

Note: Settings cannot be made in the following cases: When [STANDBY MODE] is set to [ECO] or when [IN STANDBY MODE] is set to [ON] in the [AUDIO SETTINGS] menu. Auto Power On is supported when the input signal is transmitted via HDMI™ or COMPUTER IN terminals.

1 Around this time, the light output will have decreased by approximately 50 %. IEC62087: 2008 Broadcast Contents, NORMAL/QUIET Mode, Picture Mode [DYNAMIC], Dynamic Contrast [2], temperature 30 ℃ (86 °F), elevation 700 m (2,297 ft) with 0.15 mg/m3 of airborne particulate matter. Panasonic recommends a checkup at the point of purchase after about 20,000 hours. Light-source lifetime may be reduced depending on environmental conditions. Replacement of parts other than the light source and filter may be required in a shorter period. Estimated maintenance time varies depending on the environment.
Note: Lamp replacement cycle is approximate and varies by model.

 

Less Maintenance, Less Waste, Less Downtime

ECO Filter includes a Micro-Cut Filter that collects minute dust particles with an electrostatic effect. With the dust-resistant projector cabinet design, ECO Filter enables low maintenance and long-term use with less downtime. Filter replacement is recommended at 20,000 hours1 when used in typical office and classroom environments. If it’s necessary to maintain the filter before then, it can be washed and reused up to two times2, reducing wastage, cost, and labor.

1 Filter replacement cycles (measured values) are shown for environments with 0.15 mg/m3 of airborne particulate matter. The filter replacement cycle varies depending on the usage conditions and usage environment.
2 When washing the filter with water, please follow the procedures listed in the operating instructions. Replacement is recommended after it has been washed and reused twice or if it is not sufficiently clean after washing.

 

Multi-Laser Drive Engine Enhances Reliability

Multi-Laser Drive Engine ensures stable projection in the unlikely event that light-source problems occur. PT-MZ882 Series is equipped with multiple modules consisting of many laser diodes. If one of the elements malfunctions, Failover Circuitry is activated so that projection can continue with minimal brightness reduction. This gives your presenters the confidence to work without fear of equipment failure in the middle of a presentation.

Bright and Sharp for Comfortable Viewing

Outstanding Image Quality in Well-Lit Spaces

Office and classroom projectors are normally used with the room lights on, so they need high brightness, powerful contrast, and accurate color to cut through with a clearly visible image. The PT-MZ882 Series has a refined optical engine that boosts light output over the previous series, Digital Light Control to optimize Dynamic Contrast performance, and Daylight View Basic to adjust image quality according to ambient room light. The result is well-balanced brightness and color with sharp and comfortable visibility, even in well-lit environments.

High 3,000,000:11 Dynamic Contrast

Input signals are analyzed frame by frame to regulate light output for the best contrast performance in every scene. In addition to accurately reproducing complex images that contain a mix of dark and bright hues, Dynamic Contrast is more energy efficient than previous technologies. The projector’s high 3,000,000:11 contrast ratio enhances detail definition in shadows with deeper blacks, brighter whites, and more natural skin tones for an improved sense of depth and definition.

1 Full On/Full Off, when [PICTURE MODE] is set to [DYNAMIC] and [DYNAMIC CONTRAST] is set to [1] or [2]. Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation all comply with ISO/IEC 21118: 2020 international standards. Value is the average of all products when shipped.

Daylight View Basic: Brilliant in Bright Rooms

Daylight View Basic is a dynamic adjustment technology that enhances image sharpness by clarifying detail definition in dark areas of the picture, which can be difficult to see in bright light. A sensor measures the ambient light in the room and optimizes sharpness, halftone color, contrast, and brightness for best results according to the room’s illumination.

PT-MZ882 Series - Daylight View Basic- Brilliant in Bright Rooms

Detail Clarity Processor 4 Enhances Detail Definition

Unique image correction circuitry reproduces details more clearly and sharply. It analyzes video signal frequencies in each scene and adjusts for optimal sharpness based on information extracted from the signal. Compared to conventional image processing technology, this system reproduces images with an even more natural and dimensional feel and also works to sharpen text edges for more comfortable legibility.

Project Widescreen Content

Widescreen conferencing software layouts can be output from a PC to a PT-MZ882 Series projector so that remote participants appear along the bottom of the screen at eye level to those seated in the room, improving communication fluency. This capability is also useful for projecting documents side by side or screening cinematic content. The PT-MZ882 Series supports 1920 x 810 (21:9) or 1920 x 640 (27:9) signals.

Quiet Operation Increases Engagement

With lessons, meetings, and other events often including remote participants, projector noise mustn’t distract from the presentation. Quiet projection helps people focus, whether in the room or participating remotely. PT-MZ882 Series includes a Quiet Mode enabling whisper-quiet 25 dB1 operation, helping these stylish projectors blend unobtrusively into the background to keep attention focused on the presentation.

1 For the PT-MZ682 in QUIET Mode. Operating noise values are as follows: PT-MZ882: 34 db (NORMAL/ECO Mode), 26 dB (QUIET Mode); PT-MZ782: 32 db (NORMAL/ECO Mode), 26 dB (QUIET Mode); PT-MZ682: 32 db (NORMAL/ECO Mode), 25 dB (QUIET Mode).

Streamlined Workflow and Smooth UX

Optional Powered Lenses Adapt Projection to Your Space

PT-MZ882 Series ships with the ET-ELS20 (1.61–2.76:1) powered zoom lens and is compatible with six other optional lenses. Powered V/H lens-shift (V: ±67%, H: ±35%), zoom, and focus adjustment are supported via the remote control or Smart Projector Control app. The lineup of optional lenses includes the ET-ELU20 Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens (0.330–0.353:1). This lens projects content without offset at the top and bottom of the image, making the PT-MZ882 Series a cost-effective solution for museums and Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) applications.

Note: V/H lens shift values are for the ET-ELS20 (equivalent to the supplied lens), ET-ELT22, ET-ELT23, and ET-ELW20. Other V/H lens shift values are as follows: V: ±60%, H: ±30% (ET-ELW22) and V: ±50%, H: ±24% (ET-ELU20). The ET-ELW21 does not support lens shift. The PT-MZ882 Series does not support some Smart Projector Control App functions. Check device compatibility at the App Store or the Google Play Store.

Note: The PT-MZ882 Series does not support some Smart Projector Control App functions.
1 Check device compatibility at the App Store or the Google Play Store.
2 Some devices do not support the projector autofocus function.
3 When projecting a 300-inch image. The maximum distance is 3 m (10 ft) for a 100-inch image.

Built-in Geometric Adjustment Functions

Geometric Adjustment is a suite of built-in functions that allow installers to correct distortion when images are projected at an angle or onto curved screens and irregular shapes. Correction extends to spherical, cylindrical, and complex screen shapes without needing a connected PC. Maintain Aspect Ratio and Independent Corner Adjustment simplify correction. At the same time, the ability to save image-adjustment data is useful whenever correction settings need to be disabled and reapplied and for saving work progress as an adjustment profile is created.

Compatible with Geometry Manager Pro Software

Geo Pro simplifies geometric, blending, and color uniformity adjustments, streamlining your multi-screen calibration workflow. The software expands built-in geometric and multi-screen adjustment capabilities with a Free Grid function that governs 4-corner adjustment, keystone correction, curved-screen correction, and free-form image correction via a user-friendly interface. Software-based tools for multi-screen calibration include color matching, brightness control, color uniformity, black level, and input-signal adjustment.

Note: Visit PASS to register your projector and download free Geometry Manager Pro software for Windows®. PT-MZ882 Series does not support some functions available in Geometry Manager Pro software.

Contrast Sync and Shutter Sync

Contrast Sync unifies Dynamic Contrast values among multiple projectors connected via serial in/out terminals. This function increases the uniformity of images in a multi-screen system and reduces edge-blend visibility for a seamless widescreen image. Shutter Sync, meanwhile, synchronizes shutter on/off timing for immersive fade-in/fade-out effects.

Data Cloning Function

The data cloning function allows users to copy settings and save adjustment values from a main projector to sub projectors via LAN. This function reduces the time and effort required when setting up multiple projectors.

Note: The data-cloning function is supported among models in the same series with the same resolution. It excludes passwords, projector IDs, and network settings. Data can be copied to a maximum of 99 sub projectors via LAN.

Easily View the Projection Angle

PT-MZ882 Series features a gyro sensor that detects changes to the projector’s body pitch and roll angles and displays the information graphically in the OSD settings menu. Installers no longer need assistance to check the projection angle as the body is adjusted. They can view the on-screen graphic and adjust the projector angle before securing the unit.

Integrates with Your 4K Audio-Visual System

PT-MZ882 Series accepts 4K input signals via HDMI™ and DIGITAL LINK connections. This is handy if you plan to distribute 4K content from a PC to various display endpoints with different screen resolutions. You don’t need to manually reencode the video content to suit this projector series or use an external video converter, reducing system complexity.

Note: 4K input signals are converted to the projector’s resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) upon projection. YPBPR 4:2:0 format only for 4K/60p and 4K/50p signals input via DIGITAL LINK.

Three HDMI™ Inputs Support CEC Commands

All three 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. When connected to the projector via HDMI™, the projectors power up from Standby and commence playback automatically on command from a CEC-compatible player, such as the optional Wireless Presentation System PressIT.

1 Wireless Presentation System PressIT sold separately. Availability may vary by country or region.
Note: Depending on the connected CEC command-compatible device, the link control may not operate normally.

Single-Cable DIGITAL LINK Connection for AV and Control Signals

Based on HDBaseT™ technology, DIGITAL LINK can transmit video and control commands through a single CAT 5e or higher STP cable for distances up to 150 m (492 ft). An optional ET-YFB200G Digital Interface Box further streamlines installation.

Works with Wireless Presentation System PressIT

Share your screen wirelessly and switch presenters freely. PressIT is Panasonic’s optional Wireless Presentation System that allows easy screen sharing with the press of a button. PressIT comprises a receiver connected to the projector and transmitters connected to PCs or mobile devices. Securing power from your PT-MZ882 Series projector, which supports a 5 V/2 A power supply via DC OUT terminal, achieves a neat, stylish layout. Learn more about PressIT here or visit our Wireless Solutions webpage.

Note: Wireless Presentation System PressIT is sold separately. Availability may vary by country or region. When connecting a mobile device to a transmitter, the USB Type-C terminal must support DisplayPort™ ALT Mode and power supply function (5 V/0.9 A). PressIT app (available free from the App Store or the Google Play Store) is required when using Android™ or iOS/iPadOS devices. For more details, please refer to the operating manual.

Remote Control Lock Function

For peace of mind, a remote control lock key feature prevents accidental button presses from disrupting presentations. Simply press to disable and reenable the remote keys.

  • Supports Art-Net DMX, PJLink™, and Crestron Connected®
  • Free 360° Installation
  • Multi-Screen Support System
  • Multi-Unit Brightness and Color Control
  • DICOM Simulation Mode
  • Presentation Support System
  • Auto Image Rotation Function
  • Emulation Mode for Control Commands
  • Quick Start/Quick Off and Direct Off

Specifications table

Projector typeLCD projectors
Panel Size19.3 mm (0.76 in) diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)
Display MethodTransparent LCD panel (x 3, R/G/B)
LCD Panel
Drive MethodActive matrix
Pixels2,304,000 (1920 x 1200) pixels x 3
Light SourceLaser diodes
Light output 1, 27,500 lm
Time until light output declines to 50 %320,000 hours (NORMAL/QUIET), 24,000 hours (ECO)
ResolutionWUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels)

Accessories & Software

Lenses for LCD Projectors < 10.000 lumen

ET-ELU20

Throw Ratio (WUXGA) 0.330–0.353:1

Lenses for LCD Projectors < 10.000 lumen

ET-ELW22

0.78-0.98:1 throw ratio (WUXGA)

Lenses for LCD Projectors < 10.000 lumen

ET-ELW20

1.3-1.7:1 throw ratio (WUXGA)

Lenses for LCD Projectors < 10.000 lumen

ET-ELW21

0.8:1 throw ratio (WUXGA)

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Brackets

ET-PKD120H

High ceiling mount bracket

Brackets

ET-PKD120S

Low ceiling mount bracket

Brackets

ET-PKD130H

ET-PKD130H

Brackets

ET-PKE301B

Mount bracket for the PT-MZ16K, PT-MZ770, PT-MZ670, PT-MZ570 Series projectors

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DIGITAL LINK Switcher

ET-YFB200G

2 x DIGITAL LINK (based on HDBaseT™ technology) terminals output uncompressed HD digital video, audio and command signals to two projectors/displays.

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DIGITAL LINK Switcher

ET-YFB200G

2 x DIGITAL LINK (based on HDBaseT™ technology) terminals output uncompressed HD digital video, audio and command signals to two projectors/displays.

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