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From Panasonic — The Panasonic PT-RQ25K Series is 40% smaller and 35% lighter than our 20,000 lumen PT-RQ22K projector with a body size similar to our 10,000 lumen 1-Chip DLP projectors. Intel SDM-ready slot integrates your preferred terminals with optional proprietary or third-party function boards. Smart Projector Control10 app with NFC function, Remote Preview Lite, and preactivated upgrade kits for Geo Pro simplify installation. Quad Pixel Drive, our original 2-axis pixel quadrupling technology, creates smooth 4K2 images with vivid 3-Chip DLP color and high brightness. A new Dynamic Contrast setting delivers higher white brightness and deep blacks during high-contrast scenes. Gradation Smoother reduces color-banding via remote control, while improved point-based black-level adjustment supports edge-blending over curved screens with pixel-level precision.

  • Hermetically sealed optical block
  • Quad Pixel Drive
  • 16,800 Center lumens
  • Waveform Monitor function
  • 4K Resolution (3840 x 2400 pixels) with Quad Pixel Drive ON
  • Pre-Activated Geometry Manager Pro Software Upgrade Kit

Panasonic PT-RQ18KU Projector Specifications

Street Price
Best Used For
  • Events/Staging
  • Simulation
November 2022
3 Years
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Also sold as the Panasonic PT-RQ18KE outside of the USA.

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16,000 ANSI Lumens
4K w/pixel shifting
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WUXGA)
Display Type
0.80" DLP x 3
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/30, 1080p/50, 2160p/24, 2160p/60, 576p, 480p
Data Modes
MAX 3840x2400
3D Modes
Full HD 3D

Lamp Type
Laser Phosphor
Lamp Life
20,000 hours  / 24,000 hours

Included Lens
Optional Lenses

ET-D3LET30 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.88:1-5.61:1
ET-D3LET40 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 5.54:1-8.90:1
ET-D3LET80 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 8.83:1-16.60:1
ET-D3LEU100 Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.45:1
ET-D3LEW10 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.52:1-2.07:1
ET-D3LEW200 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 0.78:1-1.02:1
ET-D3LEW50 Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.84:1
ET-D3LEW60 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.12:1-1.32:1
ET-D75LE10 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.56:1-2.01:1
ET-D75LE20 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.00:1-2.90:1
ET-D75LE30 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 2.89:1-5.61:1
ET-D75LE40 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 5.55:1-8.86:1
ET-D75LE6 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 1.12:1-1.32:1
ET-D75LE8 Zoom Lens Throw Ratio 8.83:1-16.60:1
ET-D75LE95 Fixed Lens Throw Ratio 0.44:1
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
8.70" x 21.70" x 22.40"
77.2 lbs
Audible Noise
43 dB  / 40 dB
Internal Speakers
1,030 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: BNC
HDMI 2.3 (HDCP) x 2
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin

Option Slots
Operate 24/7
Full HD 3D
Edge Blending
Crestron RoomView™

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ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

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