High-brightness in a small package
The PT-RQ22K is the number one compact and lightweight projector in the high-brightness class and it has the smallest footprint of any 20,000lm projector. At just 54kg, it’s also extremely lightweight and easy to handle, making it perfect for rental or stage use. The RQ22K is almost the same size as the Panasonic PT-DZ21K2, fitting into the same frame.
If you’re looking for vivid colour and unbelievable brightness, the RQ22K delivers. It combines 3-Chip DLP™ imaging with4K+ SOLID SHINE Laser Phosphor technology to give stunning image quality. Solid-state laser light sources and specially engineered heat-resistant phosphor wheels work together with three discrete DLP™ modules (R/G/B) for high brightness, true colour accuracy, and high contrast in large venues: ideal for exhibitions, show and other large events. The RQ22K is compatible with the latest colour space standards so you can be sure it will reproduce images accurately.
Achieve the impossible at 4K+ resolution
The PT-RQ22K gives staging innovators an edge where the limits of projection are routinely tested. As the world’s smallest and lightest 20,000-lumen-class 4K+ projector, the PT-RQ22K brings incredible image quality into a 1DLP sized projector cabinet.
Easily handled by fewer people and supporting a 360° installation, innovative projection ideas become reality in 4K+. Hermetically sealed optics and filterless heat-sink-based cooling underline reliability in smoky environments, while solid-state lasers consistently control the brightness ramp over 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation. With shared assets across Panasonic’s large-venue lineup enhancing ROI, your transition to 4K+ projection is smooth and cost-effective.
Achieving 4K+ with Original Pixel-Quadrupling Technology
Better-than-4K resolution is achieved by shifting each pixel of the 3 WQXGA (2560x1600) DMD chips vertically and horizontally at super high speed, effectively quadrupling the pixel-count. Working in concert with Real Motion Processor 240 Hz frame-creation, Quad Pixel Drive technology produces film-like 5120 x 3200-pixel (4K+/16:10) images. As well as silk-smooth video, this powerful processing engine renders text in the finest detail for lectures and presentations.
Project from any angle
The RQ22K is compatible with all of our existing 3-Chip DLP lenses including our ET-D75LE95 ultra-short throw lens to make it easy to install, even in tight spaces like galleries and exhibitions. Thanks to SOLID SHINE Laser technology, the projector can handle 360-degree installation through any axis: it can be mounted at whatever angle you like without distorting the picture.
Failsafe design means the show will go on
The RQ22K uses 3-Chip DLP™ for high-quality, high-brightness projection and colour uniformity that lasts forever. The RQ22K’s mounting structure has a rigid design to prevent external vibration affecting the image.
What’s more, it’s completely dust and smoke resistant: the laser modules are hermetically sealed so no smoke or dust can get in and the projector has a very efficient filter-less design – a world first. This is achieved with an heat-pipe-based internal cooling system with a one-way airflow. The Durable Dust-proof Optical System means you’ll get stable projection even in dusty environments. The Dust-proof Optical System and high-performance cooling system combine to give you 20,000 hours of real maintenance-free use (in light source output normal mode). Both systems eliminate the need for filters (dust and smoke cut filters) a significant benefit which makes the RQ22K stand out in the toughest live entertainment applications.
More of what you know and love
With the DZ21, Panasonic created a reference model for large venue and rental projectors. The RQ22K builds on the DZ21’s heritage to give you improved performance along with the inputs and menu layout you’re familiar with. It works perfectly with the DZ21 and DZ21K2 thanks to Mix&Match feature. And thanks to our patent-pending Contrast Synch technology, the RQ22K offers dynamic contrast with high contrast of 20,000:1 even when used in multi-projection applications.
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|Brightness||21,000 lm (Center)*2 / 20,000 lm*3|
|Resolution||4K+ (5120 x 3200) (Quad Pixel Drive: ON)|
|Technology||Laser 3-chip DLP|
|DLP™ chip | Panel size (mm)||22.9 mm diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)|
|DLP™ chip | Panel size (inch)||0.9 inch diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)|
|DLP™ Chip | Display Method||DLP™ chip x 3, DLP™ projection system|
|DLP™ Chip | Pixels||49,152,000 (12,288,000 x 4) pixels when Quad Pixel Drive set to ON, 4,096,000 (2560 x 1600) x 3, total of 12,288,000 pixels when Quad Pixel Drive set to OFF|
|Refresh Rate||240 Hz*1|
|Lens||Optional (no lens included with this model)|
|Light Source||Laser diodes (Laser class: Class 1) (Class 3R for US models), Light source life: 20,000 hours (NORMAL mode, brightness decreases to approx. 50 %)|
|Screen size (diagonal) (mm)||1.78-25.4 m with 16:10 aspect ratio 1.78-15.24 m with the ET-D75LE8 / ET-D3LET80, 16:10 aspect ratio 3.05-15.24 m with the ET-D75LE95, 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Screen size (diagonal) (inch)||70-1,000 inch with 16:10 aspect ratio 70-600 inch with the ET-D75LE8 / ET-D3LET80, 16:10 aspect ratio 120-600 inch with the ET-D75LE95, 16:10 aspect ratio|
|Center-to-Corner Uniformity*3||90 %|
|Contrast*3||20,000:1 (Full On/Full Off, Dynamic Contrast Mode: 3)|
|Optical axis shift*5 | Vertical (from center of screen)||±59 % (±56 % with ET-D75LE6 / ET-D3LEW60, +69 % - +84 % with ET-D75LE95) (powered)|
|Optical axis shift*5 | Horizontal (from center of screen)||±29 % (±19 % with ET-D75LE6 / ET-D3LEW60, ±21 % with ET-D75LE95) (powered)|
|Keystone Correction Range||Vertical: ±40° (± 22° with ET-D75LE50 / ET-D3LEW50, ±28° with ET-D75LE6 / ET-D3LEW60, +5° with ET-D75LE95), Horizontal: ±15° (0° with ET-D75LE95)|
|Keystone correction range with optional Upgrade Kit ET-UK20||Vertical: ±45° (± 40° with ET-D75LE10 / ET-D3LEW10, ET-D75LE20 / ET-D3LES20, ±22° with ET-D75LE50 / ET-D3LEW50, ±28° with ET-D75LE6 / ET-D3LEW60, +5° with ET-D75LE95) Horizontal: ±40° (±15° with ET-D75LE50 / ET-D3LEW50, ET-D75LE6 / ET-D3LEW60, ET-D75LE10 / ET-D3LEW10, 0° with ET-D75LE95), Up to a total of ±30° during simultaneous horizontal and vertical correction|
|Installation||Horizontal/vertical, free 360-degree installation|
|Terminals | SDI 1 IN||BNC x 1: 3G/HD/SD-SDI input, Dual-link HD-SDI (Link-A), Dual-link 3G-SDI (Link 1), Quad-link HD-SDI (Link 1), Quad-link 3G-SDI (Link 1)|
|Terminals | SDI 2 IN||BNC x 1: 3G/HD/SD-SDI input, Dual-link HD-SDI (Link-B), Dual-link 3G-SDI (Link 2), Quad-link HD-SDI (Link 2), Quad-link 3G-SDI (Link 2)|
|Terminals | SDI 3 IN||BNC x 1: 3G/HD/SD-SDI input, Dual-link HD-SDI (Link-A), Dual-link 3G-SDI (Link 1), Quad-link HD-SDI (Link 3), Quad-link 3G-SDI (Link 3)|
|Terminals | SDI 4 IN||BNC x 1: 3G/HD/SD-SDI input, Dual-link HD-SDI (Link-B), Dual-link 3G-SDI (Link 2), Quad-link HD-SDI (Link 4), Quad-link 3G-SDI (Link 4)|
|Terminals | Multi Projector Sync In||BNC x 1|
|Terminals | Multi Projector Sync Out||BNC x 1|
|Terminals | Serial In||D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control (RS-232C compliant)|
|Terminals | Serial Out||D-sub 9-pin (male) x 1 for link control|
|Terminals | REMOTE 1 IN||M3 x 1 for wired remote control, link control|
|Terminals | REMOTE 1 OUT||M3 x 1 for wired remote control, link control|
|Terminals | Remote 2 In||D-sub 9-pin (female) x 1 for external control (parallel)|
|Terminals | LAN/DIGITAL LINK||RJ-45 x 1 for network, DIGITAL LINK connection (HDBaseT™ compliant), 100Base-TX, compatible with Art-Net, PJLink™ (Class 2), Deep Color, HDCP2.2|
|Terminals | DC Out||USB Type A x 2 (for power supply DC 5V total of 2 A)|
|Terminals | Expansion Slot||SLOT 1 / SLOT 2 (total two terminals, vacant) for interface boards, SLOT NX compatible|
|Power Supply||AC 200-240 V, 50/60 Hz; AC 100-200 V, 50/60 Hz (brightness is restricted with lower voltage)|
|Cabinet Materials||Molded plastic|
|Dimensions (W x H x D) (mm)||598 x 270 x 725 mm (not including protruding parts)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D) (inch)||23 17/32 inch x 10 5/8 inch x 28 17/32 inch (not including protruding parts)|
|Weight (kg)*6||Approx. 55 kg|
|Weight (lbs.)*6||Approx. 122 lbs|
|Operating environment (℃/M)||Operating temperature: 0-45 °C *6, operating humidity: 10-80 % (no condensation)|
|Operating environment (°F/Feet)||Operating temperature: 32-113 °F *6, operating humidity: 10-80 % (no condensation)|
|Applicable software/application||Logo Transfer Software, Multi Monitoring & Control Software, Geometry Manager Pro, Smart Projector Control for iOS/Android™|
|Note||*1 Refresh-rate varies depending on vertical scanning frequency. *2 Luminance measured at center of screen. *3 Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation all comply with ISO/IEC 21118: 2012 international standards. Value is average of all products when shipped. *4 Lens shift is not supported on the ET-D75LE50/ET-D3LEW50. *5 Average value. May differ depending on the actual unit. *6 Light source brightness may decrease depending on operating temperature. When projector is operating at high temperature or at high altitude, brightness will decrease correspondingly.|