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Hitachi CP-A220N

65

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Hitachi CP-A220N

Hitachi CP-A220N

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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA data projector
35dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Feb 2013
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Hitachi CP-A220N Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-A220N as follows:
70
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£73 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

Epson 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of £73 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-A220N In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-A220N has an average 5 year running cost of £73 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since February 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-A220N has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CP-A220N of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 55% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The Hitachi CP-A220N's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 90% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The CP-A220N's projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 88% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-A220N has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The CP-A220N's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 22% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-A220N has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-A220N of only 210W is smaller than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the smallest 34% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The Hitachi CP-A220N has a digital gamma correction, unlike 99% of projectors which do not have a digital gamma correction.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the CP-A220N does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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