High Brightness LCD Laser Projector for Fixed Installations


16,500 lm PT-MZ17K LCD Laser Projector Combines High Performance With Ultimate Installation Flexibility

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Key features

LCD Laser Projector, 16,500lm​ brightness
WXUGA (1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10) resolution
Delivers up to 16,500 lm on AC 100–240 V
Up to 20,000 hours of maintenance free operation
Compatible with a range of optional Zoom and Ultra-Short-Throw Lenses for flexible installation options

World’s Smallest, Lightest, and Quietest 20,000 lm* LCD Projector Range

Introducing the smallest, lightest, and quietest LCD laser projector range in its class with up to 20,000 lm*1 brightness , a compact 23kg*2 body, and quiet 42dB*3 operation. An optimised optical engine delivers a 25% increase in brightness over the previous PT-MZ16KL Series from the same body size, ensuring clear visibility in well-lit spaces.


*1 Light output of PT-MZ20KL. As of November 2022, based on publicly available dimensions, weight, and operation noise values for LCD laser projectors with 20,000 lm brightness and above. Measurement, measuring conditions, and method of notation all comply with ISO/IEC 21118: 2020 international standards. Value is average of all products when shipped. 
*2 For PT-MZ20KL. PT-MZ17KL/MZ14KL/MZ11KL: 22.5 kg. 
*3 PT-MZ20KL in NORMAL Mode. Noise levels of other models in NORMAL Mode are 38 dB for PT-MZ17KL and 35 dB for PT-MZ14KL/MZ11KL.

ResolutionWUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10)WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10)WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10)WUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels, 16:10)
Brightness20,000 lm16,500 lm14,000 lm11,000 lm

Note: Projector ships without a lens.

Specifications table

Projector typeLCD projector
LCD Panel | Panel Size25.4 mm (1.0 in) diagonal (16:10 aspect ratio)
LCD Panel | Display SystemTransparent LCD panel (x 3, R/G/B)
LCD Panel | Drive MethodActive matrix method
LCD Panel | Pixels2,304,000 (1920 x 1200 pixels)
Light SourceLaser diode
Light Output*1 *216,500 lm
Time until light output declines to 50 %*320,000 hours (NORMAL/QUIET)
ResolutionWUXGA (1920 x 1200 pixels)
Contrast Ratio*13,000,000:1 (Full On/Full Off) (When [PICTURE MODE] is set to [DYNAMIC] and [DYNAMIC CONTRAST] set to [3].)

Accessories & Software


PressIt - Wireless Presentation System

“PressIT” is Panasonic’s Wireless Presentation System that allows easy screen collaboration with just a single press of a button. This elegant solution, designed to make collaboration quick and simple in meeting rooms, can connect up to 32 devices at one time, allowing users to present on screen or via a projector at the touch of a button..

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Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen


Throw Ratio 0.330 – 0.353:1 (Aspect 16:10)0.329 – 0.353:1 (Aspect 16:9)0.396 – 0.425:1 (Aspect 4:3)

Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen


0.950-1.36:1 Throw Ratio Zoom lens for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL

Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen


0.690-0.950:1 Throw Ratio Zoom lens for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL

Lenses for LCD Projectors > 10.000 lumen


0.550-0.690:1 Throw Ratio Zoom lens for PT-MZ16KL/MZ13KL/MZ10KL

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High ceiling mount bracket with 6-axis adjustment mechanism



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



High ceiling mount bracket



Low ceiling mount bracket

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Media Processors


Media Processors Simplify Multi-Projection Workflows for Immersive Experiences

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