Power to Impress with Accurate Colors
Panasonic Quartet Color Harmonizer Realizes High Brightness and Accurate Colors
Expect saturated color and finely expressed detail from next-generation 1-Chip DLP™ technology without sacrificing brightness thanks to Quartet Color Harmonizer, an original color-wheel technology with optimized optical design. It precisely modulates light-source output according to color requirements.
Excellent Uniformity for Multi-Screen Projection
1-Chip DLP™ technology allows for great uniformity between adjoining screens. Minimal variation between DMDs allows images from PT-RZ990 Series projectors to be easily blended for a more immersive viewing experience.
System Daylight View 3
Panasonic’s premium System Daylight View 3 technology stops the picture washing out in bright light and preserves brightness, contrast, and color especially in museum and halls. It uses sensor information to adjust sharpness, gamma curves, and color to suit on-site lighting conditions.
Easy to Install and Integrate
Smart Projector Control
Smart Projector Control is a mobile app enabling remote control of select projectors. Install on your iPhone or Android™ phone or tablet, connect to your compatible projectors via Wi-Fi® (LAN), and control functions including lens adjustment, input switching, status monitoring, and more. The app also features a handy auto-focus function* that uses the smartphone’s camera to achieve precise projector focus, saving time on installation.
* Auto Focus function may not be supported when using some mobile devices.
Geometric Adjustment with Free Grid Correction
PT-RZ990 Series benefits from a proprietary Free Grid function built into onboard Geometric Adjustment that supports grid-based image adjustment via remote control. Grid resolutions of 2 x 2, 3 x 3, 5 x 5, 9 x 9, or 17 x 17 can be projected and areas of the image reshaped or geometrically altered to fix screen distortion. This correction is performed by adjusting control-points at grid-line intersections. Move freely between grid resolutions to achieve the desired level of granularity without losing work progress. This clever data-saving function allows technicians to quickly create a distortion-free image.
Expanded Lens Lineup Widens the Scope of Installation
Eleven optional interchangeable lenses cover every installation situation at wide throw-distances from 0.280:1 to 8.58:1. Compatible lenses include the ET-DLE020 Ultra-Short-Throw Zoom Lens. As the world’s first* UST lens with optical zoom, a range of post-installation adjustments are enabled via zoom and V/H lens-shift with zero screen offset. The mirrorless, aspherical glass lens suits compact projector bodies to enable front- or rear-projection in spaces otherwise too small to support short-throw projection.
* For lenses with a 0.4:1 throw-ratio or less as of February 2019 according to internal research.
Supports 4K Signal Input
PT-RZ990 Series supports uncompressed 4K signal input* via HDMI® or DIGITAL LINK terminals. The ability to play Ultra HD video at the projector’s actual resolution is useful when the same signal is distributed to multiple endpoints of differing display resolutions, making the hassle and expense of external converters a thing of the past. These projectors fit your system infrastructure and work flawlessly with other 4K-ready display devices.
* Supports signals up to 4K/60p. 4K signals are converted to the projector's resolution (1920 x 1200 pixels) upon projection.
Separate LAN and DIGITAL LINK Terminals
Separate LAN and HDBase-T™-based DIGITAL LINK terminals allow 100Base-TX- and 10BaseT-compatible control signals via Panasonic, Crestron®, AMX, and Extron® applications to be assigned to a dedicated LAN connection, freeing the DIGITAL LINK pipeline for video over cable runs of up to 150 m (492 ft)*.
* 1080/60p signal transmission over distances up to 150 m (492 ft) requires CAT 5e or higher cable with optional ET-YFB200G DIGITAL LINK Switcher (not compatible with 4K signals) and the projector set to Long Reach Mode. Direct transmission is supported over distances up to 100 m (328 ft) for 1080/60p video signals or 50 m (164 ft) for 4K/60p video signals.
Reliable Even in Harsh Conditions
Filterless Projector Structure with Airtight Optical Block
Heat-pipe-based*1 filterless cooling, dust-resistant architecture, and efficient airflow path enable deployment of a hermetically sealed optical engine. With dust resistance exceeding the industry’s toughest guidelines, you’re assured of a linear brightness ramp, superior color uniformity, and maintenance-free projection for 20,000 hours*2. These benefits are welcome when the projector is installed in a difficult-to-access location.
*1 PT-RZ990/RZ890 feature a heat-pipe-based cooling system. PT-RZ790/RZ690 feature a heat-sink-based cooling system.
*2 Around this time, light output will have decreased by approximately 50 %. IEC62087: 2008 Broadcast Contents, Normal Mode, Dynamic Contrast , temperature 30 °C (86 °F), elevation 700 m (2,297 ft) with 0.15 mg/m3 of airborne particulate matter. Panasonic recommends cleaning or checkup at 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 may be required in a shorter period. Estimated maintenance time varies depending on environment.
Dual Lasers for Failsafe Reliability
Dual laser optical engine groups diodes into two discrete modules. A redundancy circuit works to minimize brightness- and color-uniformity loss in the unlikely event a diode fails, making supported products ideal for applications where picture presentation must be maintained.
Backup Input Setting Protects Picture Display
Projectors can be configured to switch instantaneously to a backup input-signal should the primary signal be disrupted*. This layer of insurance is invaluable in control rooms, security and surveillance applications, and for live events where image projection must not be interrupted.
* The combination of primary/secondary input terminals is fixed. Input switching occurs automatically when the signal to the primary input is disrupted or restored. Backup Input Setting is enabled only when the input signal to primary and secondary terminals is the same.
Multi Monitoring & Control Software with Early Warning Functions
Manage up to 2,048 devices via network with convenient system-map visualization and auto-search of unregistered devices. The free software is available with Early Warning Functions (automatic free 90-day trial available*). These enable real-time monitoring, abnormality detection, and more.
* Free 90-day trial available upon installation of Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 or later. Multi Monitoring & Control Software Ver. 2.0 or later is required for Early Warning Functions. Purchase a license and activate at PASS when trial period expires to continue using Early Warning Functions.
SOLID SHINE Laser Maintains Picture Quality for Longer
Thanks to two long-lasting solid-state laser modules, there are no lamps to replace, and color and brightness decline gradually in consistent, linear fashion. As well as reducing maintenance hassle, out-of-the-box picture quality is preserved for longer.
Dynamic Light Control for High Contrast
Dynamic Light Control directly modulates laser output to achieve high contrast with less power consumption. Digitally controlled frame-by-frame scene-linking modulation ensures precise light output adjustment while accurate contrast is delivered even when bright and dark scenes frequently interchange.
Detail Clarity Processor 3
This unique Panasonic circuitry optimizes the sharpness of each image based on information gathered from four frequency bands of the video signal. The resulting images are expressed with natural, convincing realism.
Contrast Sync and Shutter Sync Function
Contrast Sync, designed for multi-screen applications, allows dynamic contrast control to be synchronized for consistent picture quality across screens. Shutter Sync, meanwhile, synchronizes shutter on/off timing.
Multi-Unit Brightness and Color Control
Sensors detect color and brightness apparent on screen. Projectors automatically calibrate for a uniform multi-screen image, adding a layer of convenience and cost saving for long-term events.
Multi-screen Support System
Optimally adjusts multiple screens with edge blending, color matching, and digital image enlargement.
Edges of adjacent screens can be blended and their brightness controlled.
Corrects color reproduction variations of each projector via PC control software.
Digital Image Enlarging
Digital zoom up to 10X (H/V*). Up to 100 images (10 x 10) can be edge-blended to create a large multi-screen image.
* While input resolution will not change, maintaining image quality is not possible for images enlarged horizontally and vertically via the digital zoom function.
Single-Cable DIGITAL LINK Connection
DIGITAL LINK transmits uncompressed video, audio*1, and control commands through a single CAT 5e STP cable for distances of up to 150 m (492 ft)*2. Optional DIGITAL LINK Switcher or Digital Interface Box further simplifies installation, reduces cabling and associated costs, and enhances reliability.
*1 Audio transmission depending on model’s audio capability.
*2 1080/60p signal transmission over distances up to 150 m (492 ft) requires CAT 5e or higher cable with optional ET-YFB200G DIGITAL LINK Switcher (not compatible with 4K signals) and the projector set to Long Reach Mode. Direct transmission is supported over distances up to 100 m (328 ft) for 1080/60p video signals or 50 m (164 ft) for 4K/60p video signals.
Quick Start and Quick Off
The laser light-source doesn’t require any time to warm up, so images appear almost instantly with projectors equipped with Quick Start/Quick Off function. There’s also no cool-down period when turning the power off at the mains or room breaker—the projector can be turned on and off any time as necessary.
Geometry Manager Pro Software and Upgrade Kits
Download free Geometry Manager Pro software to expand geometric and multi-screen setup and calibration capabilities via PC. The suite includes two upgrade kits that can be optionally unlocked with paid key codes. ET-UK20 adds uniformity correction and extensive creative masking capabilities. ET-CUK10 features Auto Screen Adjustment which enables simultaneous setup (including curved-screen correction) of multiple projectors for multi-screen applications using a compatible camera. This streamlines edge-blending, color-matching, black-level, stacking, and brightness uniformity calibration.
Data-cloning function allows various settings and configuration data*1 to be copied from a master projector to up to 99 agent projectors*2. Alternatively, the data can be cloned to agent projectors via LAN. This feature simplifies and expedites the setup process for multi-unit projection applications.
*1 Excludes passwords, projector name/ID, and network settings.
*2 Data-cloning function supported on identical projectors only.
Selectable Operational Modes
Select your preferred operational mode to balance brightness decline with brightness output according to the specific requirements of individual applications.