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30

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-A220N

A 2000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with poor features
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 35dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Hitachi CP-A220N Review

38
Missing Some Features
25
4 Years Old
56
£102 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
30
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £102 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Hitachi CP-A220N In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-A220N has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The CP-A220N has a digital gamma correction. Most of the other data projectors also have a digital gamma correction.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens. The CP-A220N has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-A220N does not support full HD. Most of the other data projectors also do not support full HD.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The CP-A220N has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Hitachi CP-A220N has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-A220N in February 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-A220N is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CP-A220N will cost £102 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpa220n
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121% higher running costs over five years

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