16 000 lumens LCD Solid Shine laser projector

PT-MZ16KL

Discontinued

Laser light source, 3LCD, 16 000 lumens, WUXGA projector

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Key features

Laser 3LCD, 16 000 lumens, WUXGA
Silent (38dB in normal mode) and light construction (22kg) is ideal for lecture theatres and seminar rooms
20 000 hours maintenance-free operation due to the dustproof construction and long-lasting eco filter
Triple drive engine ensures non-stop operation with a failover function. A secondary backup signal input and the  monitoring function reduce the impact of potential technical faults.
Flexible installation with a choice of seven optional zoom lenses . Easy setup with Geo Pro software and DIGITAL LINK function

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).

 PT-MZ16PT-MZ13PT-MZ10
Brightness16 000 lm13 000 lm10 000 lm
ResolutionWUXGAWUXGAWUXGA

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.

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.

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.

Specifications table

Projector typeLCD projectors
Light SourceLaser diodes
Light output*116,000 lm
Time until light output declines to 50 %*220,000 hours (NORMAL)
Resolution1920 x 1200 pixels
Contrast Ratio*13,000,000:1 (Full On/Full Off) * With [Dynamic Contrast] set to [3]
Screen size [diagonal]2.03–12.7 m (80–500 in), 16:10 aspect ratio
Center-to-corner zone ratio*185 %

Product series

PT-MZ16 Series

 
PT-MZ16 Series
Model
Projector Type
LCD projectors
LCD projectors
LCD projectors
LCD Panel Panel Size
25.4 mm (1.0 in) diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)
25.4 mm (1.0 in) diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)
25.4 mm (1.0 in) diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)
Brightness
16,000 lm
13,000 lm
10,000 lm
Light Source
Laser diodes
Laser diodes
Laser diodes
Time until light output declines to 50 %
20,000 hours (NORMAL)
20,000 hours (NORMAL)
20,000 hours (NORMAL)
Filter
Included (Estimated maintenance time: approx. 20,000 hours)
Included (Estimated maintenance time: approx. 20,000 hours)
Included (Estimated maintenance time: approx. 20,000 hours)
Resolution
1920 x 1200 pixels
1920 x 1200 pixels
1920 x 1200 pixels
Contrast Ratio
3,000,000:1 (Full On/Full Off) * With [Dynamic Contrast] set to [3]
3,000,000:1 (Full On/Full Off) * With [Dynamic Contrast] set to [3]
3,000,000:1 (Full On/Full Off) * With [Dynamic Contrast] set to [3]
Screen Size
2.03–12.7 m (80–500 in), 16:10 aspect ratio
2.03–12.7 m (80–500 in), 16:10 aspect ratio
2.03–12.7 m (80–500 in), 16:10 aspect ratio
Center-to-corner zone ratio
85 %
85 %
85 %
Lens
Optional powered zoom lenses
Optional powered zoom lenses
Optional powered zoom lenses
Lens shift | Horizontal(From the origin point of the lens mounter)
±20 % (±19 % with ET-EMW200) (powered)
±20 % (±19 % with ET-EMW200) (powered)
±20 % (±19 % with ET-EMW200) (powered)
Lens shift | Vertical(From the origin point of the lens mounter)
±60 % (±40 % with ET-EMW200, ±50 % with ET-EMW300) (powered)
±60 % (±40 % with ET-EMW200, ±50 % with ET-EMW300) (powered)
±60 % (±40 % with ET-EMW200, ±50 % with ET-EMW300) (powered)
Installation
Ceiling/floor, front/rear, free 360-degree installation
Ceiling/floor, front/rear, free 360-degree installation
Ceiling/floor, front/rear, free 360-degree installation
Terminals | SDI In
BNC x 1: 3G/HD-SDI input
BNC x 1: 3G/HD-SDI input
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)
HDMI 19-pin x 1 (Compatible with HDCP 2.2, Deep Color, 4K/60p signal input*3)
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)
DVI-D 24-pin x 1 (DVI 1.0 compliant, compatible with HDCP, compatible with single link only)
DVI-D 24-pin x 1 (DVI 1.0 compliant, compatible with HDCP, compatible with single link only)
Terminals | Multi Sync In
D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control (RS-232C compliant)
D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control (RS-232C compliant)
D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control (RS-232C compliant)
Terminals | Multi Sync Out
D-sub 9-pin (male) x 1 for link control (RS-232C compliant)
D-sub 9-pin (male) x 1 for link control (RS-232C compliant)
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)
D-sub 9-pin (female) × 1 for external control (parallel)
D-sub 9-pin (female) × 1 for external control (parallel)
Terminals | Remote 2 In
M3 x 1 for wired remote control
M3 x 1 for wired remote control
M3 x 1 for wired remote control
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)
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)
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 | LAN
RJ-45 x 1 for network connection, 10Base-T, 100Base-TX (Compatible with PJLink™ [Class 2], Art-Net)
RJ-45 x 1 for network connection, 10Base-T, 100Base-TX (Compatible with PJLink™ [Class 2], Art-Net)
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)
USB Connector (Type A) x 1 (Output 5 V/2 A)
USB Connector (Type A) x 1 (Output 5 V/2 A)
Power Supply
AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption
1,050 W
800 W
640 W
Operation Noise
38 dB (NORMAL) / 32 dB (Quiet)
35 dB (NORMAL) / 30 dB (Quiet)
35 dB (NORMAL) / 30 dB (Quiet)
Operating Environment
Operating temperature: 0–45 °C (32–113 °F)*6; Operating humidity: 10–80 % (no condensation)
Operating temperature: 0–45 °C (32–113 °F)*6; Operating humidity: 10–80 % (no condensation)
Operating temperature: 0–45 °C (32–113 °F)*6; Operating humidity: 10–80 % (no condensation)
Cabinet Materials
Molded plastic
Molded plastic
Molded plastic
Dimensions
650 x 211*4 x 440 mm (25 19/32˝ x 8 5/16˝*4 x 17 21/64˝ ) (Without lens)
650 x 211*4 x 440 mm (25 19/32˝ x 8 5/16˝*4 x 17 21/64˝ ) (Without lens)
650 x 211*4 x 440 mm (25 19/32˝ x 8 5/16˝*4 x 17 21/64˝ ) (Without lens)
Weight
Approx. 22.3 kg (49.2 lbs)
Approx. 22.3 kg (49.2 lbs)
Approx. 22.3 kg (49.2 lbs)
Applicable software/application
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™
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™
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™

Accessories & Software

Digital Interface Box

ET-YFB100G

By combining the ET-YFB100G with a DIGITAL LINK-ready device, video, audio and control signals can be transmitted over a single cable.

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Digital Interface Box

ET-YFB100G

By combining the ET-YFB100G with a DIGITAL LINK-ready device, video, audio and control signals can be transmitted over a single cable.

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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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Filters

ET-RFM100

The Replacement Filter Unit (3LCD) is designed for compatibility with MZ Series projectors.

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Autoscreen Adjustment

ET-CUK10_CUK10P

Expends Geometry Manager Pro software allowing automatic adjustment of multi-screen or curved-screen projections.

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Early Warning System

ET-SWA100

Monitors projectors and displays through intranet and detects or predicts abnormality or symptoms of trouble. Minimizes downtime and saves time and costs.

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Early Warning System

ET-SWA100

Monitors projectors and displays through intranet and detects or predicts abnormality or symptoms of trouble. Minimizes downtime and saves time and costs.

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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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Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen

ET-EMS600

Throw Ratio:1.35~2.10:1 for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL (16:10 aspect ratio)1.35~2.10:1 for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL (16:9 aspect ratio)1.62~2.50:1 for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL (4:3 aspect ratio)

Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen

ET-EMT700

2.10-4.14:1 Throw Ratio Zoom lens for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL

Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen

ET-EMW200

0.480-0.550:1 Throw Ratio Zoom lens for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL

Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen

ET-EMT800

4.14-7.40:1 Throw Ratio Zoom lens for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL

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