Canon WUX500 vs Hitachi CP-EX401

Canon WUX500
Hitachi CP-EX401

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
16% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Canon WUX500 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, however the Hitachi CP-EX401 is only a 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Moderately quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
The Canon WUX500 is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-EX401 is a 32dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
5 Reasons For
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The Hitachi CP-EX401 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Canon WUX500 only has one VGA (D-Sub) port.
Two times lighter Edit
Hitachi CP-EX401 is 2.9kg heavy, but the Canon WUX500 is a 5.9kg heavy projector (3kg heavier).
17mm narrower Edit
The Hitachi CP-EX401 is a 320mm wide projector, whereas the Canon WUX500 is a 337mm wide projector (17mm wider).
Cheaper by £2,455
The Hitachi CP-EX401 costs £531.77, whereas the Canon WUX500 is £2,986.80.
4 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Only one VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Canon WUX500 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-EX401 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
3kg heavier Edit
The Canon WUX500 has a weight of 5.9kg, however the Hitachi CP-EX401 is a 2.9kg heavy projector (3kg lighter).
17mm wider Edit
Canon WUX500 is 337mm wide, but the Hitachi CP-EX401 is a 320mm wide projector (17mm narrower).
More expensive by £2,455
The Canon WUX500 is £2,455.03 more expensive than the Hitachi CP-EX401.
Less retailers
The Canon WUX500 is only stocked by 2 stores, whereas the Hitachi CP-EX401 is stocked by 6 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Older by nine months
The Canon WUX500 is nine months older than the Hitachi CP-EX401.
2 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Hitachi CP-EX401 is only 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Canon WUX500 is a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens brighter).
A little louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Hitachi CP-EX401 has a noise level in economy mode of 32dB, however the Canon WUX500 is a 30dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB quieter).

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Date Released

20 months Ago 12 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 116.97
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.47
Total running cost £ 118.44
Purchase price £ 2,986.80
Total cost of ownership £ 3,105.24
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Electricity cost - standby £ -
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 2000:1
 2000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
BEST
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
4,200 ANSI lumens
Digital Gamma Correction Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital gamma correction function
Colour Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,200 ANSI lumens
White Light Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,200 ANSI lumens
Brightness in Economy Mode
3,800 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.7M
Zoom Ratio
 1.8:1
BEST
 1.8:1
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 10.9
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.9 - 9.1
Projection Distance
1.2 - 16.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Compatible Screen Size
40 - 300 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 10,000h
Lamp Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 225W
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Focal Length Range
21.7 - 39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

Full HD Projection
 Full HD projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Mode
 525i
 525i
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 3
BEST
AC Power in
 AC power in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Noise Level
37dB 37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
30dB
BEST
32dB
Air Filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Air filter
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Standard
 Vivid photo
 Whiteboard
 Blackboard
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Presentation
 Standard
 Vivid photo
 Whiteboard
 Blackboard
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 Black
 White
 Black
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.2W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
365W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 220 - 240
 220
 220 - 240
 220

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
5.9kg 2.9kg
BEST
Height
136mm 85mm
BEST
Depth
370mm 245mm
BEST
Width
337mm 320mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
BEST
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