Hitachi CP-WU8440 vs Hitachi CP-WU8451

Hitachi CP-WU8440
Hitachi CP-WU8451

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
25% longer service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has a service life of lamp in economic mode of 4,000h, however the Hitachi CP-WU8451 is only a 3,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector (1,000h shorter).
Two audio out ports Edit
The number of audio out ports on the Hitachi CP-WU8440 is two, but the Hitachi CP-WU8451 only has one audio out port.
One more audio in port Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has two audio in ports, however the Hitachi CP-WU8451 only has one audio in port.
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Hitachi CP-WU8451 only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Three VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Hitachi CP-WU8440 is three, but the Hitachi CP-WU8451 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
6% quieter noise level Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Hitachi CP-WU8451 (37dB). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Marginally quieter noise level in economy mode Edit
Hitachi CP-WU8440 is 29dB noise level (in economic mode), but the Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a 31dB noise level (in economic mode) projector (2dB louder).
500g lighter Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 is an 8.7kg heavy projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a 9.2kg heavy projector (500g heavier).
Cheaper by £968
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 is £967.62 cheaper than the Hitachi CP-WU8451.
3 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £40.06
Over five years the Hitachi CP-WU8440 only costs £116.35 to run however the Hitachi CP-WU8451 costs £156.41 to run (34% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
Hitachi CP-WU8451 is 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness. That's 800 ANSI lumens brighter than the Hitachi CP-WU8440 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a 330W lamp power projector. That's 85W bigger than the Hitachi CP-WU8440 (330W).
3D image projection Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 supports 3D image projection, whereas the Hitachi CP-WU8440 does not support 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Built-in display Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a built-in display, whereas the Hitachi CP-WU8440 does not have a built-in display.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
800 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 is a 4,200 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a 5,000 ANSI lumens brightness projector (800 ANSI lumens brighter).
A lot smaller lamp power Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has a lamp power of 245W, however the Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a 330W lamp power projector (85W bigger).
Does not support 3D image projection Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 does not support 3D image projection, but the Hitachi CP-WU8451 supports 3D image projection. Read more

3D compatible projectors are able to display 3D content. Most projectors will require you to wear special glasses in order to view the 3D effect.

A 3D projector allows you to view the huge range of 3D films and content that is now available.

Does not have a built-in display Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 does not have a built-in display, but the Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a built-in display.
Older by over two years
The Hitachi CP-WU8440 is two years older than the Hitachi CP-WU8451.
11 Reasons Against
Shorter service life of lamp in economic mode Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a 3,000h service life of lamp in economic mode projector. That's 1,000h shorter than the Hitachi CP-WU8440 (3,000h).
One less audio out port Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has one audio out port, however the Hitachi CP-WU8440 only has two audio out ports.
Only one audio in port Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a one audio in port projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-WU8440 only has two audio in ports.
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 is a two USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-WU8440 only has three USB 2.0 ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Hitachi CP-WU8440 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
A little louder noise level Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a noise level of 37dB, but the Hitachi CP-WU8440 is a 35dB noise level projector (2dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Louder noise level in economy mode Edit
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a noise level in economy mode of 31dB. That's 2dB louder than the Hitachi CP-WU8440 (31dB).
6% heavier Edit
Hitachi CP-WU8451 is 9.2kg heavy. That's 500g heavier than the Hitachi CP-WU8440 (9.2kg).
£968 more expensive
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 is more expensive than the Hitachi CP-WU8440 by £967.62.
Not as many stockists
Only 7 sellers sells the Hitachi CP-WU8451, however 10 stores sell the Hitachi CP-WU8440. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 34%
The running costs over five years of the Hitachi CP-WU8451 are £156.41 which is £40.06 more than the Hitachi CP-WU8440. Show assumptions.

Date Released

48 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 113.77
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.58
Total running cost £ 116.35
Purchase price £ 1,071.18
Total cost of ownership £ 1,187.53
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 153.83
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.58
Total running cost £ 156.41
Purchase price £ 2,038.80
Total cost of ownership £ 2,195.21
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.78T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
BEST
 3000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
 WUXGA (1920x1200)
Projector Brightness
4,200 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
15 -15 - 15
Vertical Keystone Correction
35 -35 - 35
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.76"
Colour Light Output
4,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
4,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 4,000 ANSI lumens
Number of Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 2.0:1
BEST
 2.0:1
Tele Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.9 - 38.3
Wide Projection Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 - 19.3
Compatible Screen Size
30 - 600 30 - 600
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
4,000h
BEST
3,000h
Lamp Power
245W 330W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
2,500h 2,500h

Video

3D Image Projection
 3D image projection
 3D image projection
BEST
Full HD Projection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD projection
Video Mode
 525i
 625i
 525i
 625i
Video Colour Mode
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Whiteboard
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Blackboard
 Whiteboard
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
S-Video Input
1 1
Component Video in Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio input
D-Sub PC in Port
 D-Sub PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
2
BEST
1
Audio in Port
2
BEST
1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2
AC Power in
 AC power in
 AC power in

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection

Performance

Noise Level
35dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB
BEST
31dB
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Air Filter
 Air filter
 Air filter
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 CZE
 LAV
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 CZE
 LAV
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Preset Mode
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Whiteboard
 Blackboard
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Whiteboard
 Blackboard
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Password Protection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Password protection

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
16W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
2 2

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Ceiling Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ceiling mountable
Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
 Built-in display
BEST

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.35W 0.35W
Typical Power Consumption
355W
BEST
480W
Input Voltage
 12
 12
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 120 220 - 240
AC Input Voltage
 120
 100 - 120
 100
 220 - 240
 220
 120
 100 - 120
 100
 220 - 240
 220

Certificates

RoHS Compliant
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliant

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
8.7kg
BEST
9.2kg
Height
135mm 135mm
Depth
396mm 396mm
Width
498mm 498mm

Packaging Content

Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
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