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47

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-A222

A fully featured 4000:1 1024 x 768 projector
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CP-A222 Review

With excellent features but low running costs,
86
Fully-Featured
30
4 Years Old
63
£99 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

Sony 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 £99 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some great features:
Supports AVI and MOV
Supports full HD
Has a digital gamma correction
Has an air filter

Hitachi CP-A222 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Supports AVI and MOV

The Hitachi CP-A222 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MP4, but this video formats supported is not supported by this data projector. The video formats supported AVI and MOV are also supported by this projector.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The CP-A222 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The CP-A222 has a digital gamma correction, unlike 99% of projectors which do not have a digital gamma correction.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The Hitachi CP-A222 has a 1024 x 768 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. This Hitachi projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-A222 has an air filter. 95% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-A222 of only 2,200 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 14% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-A222 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-A222 has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Average Noise Level

The CP-A222's noise level of 34dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The Hitachi CP-A222 has a mounting brackets included, which is unusual. 97% of projectors do not have a mounting brackets included.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-A222 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 97% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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HD-Ready

The Hitachi CP-A222 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-A222 in January 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-A222 is typical compared to the other 1,763 data projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices, we estimate the CP-A222 will cost £99 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi ust1wallarm, hitachi cpa222wnm, hitachi cpa2201n, sahara cpa222nm
Barcodes 00050585153158, 00050585153554, 04902530963434
62% cheaper to run
Vastly brighter projector brightness
Older by six months
34% brighter projector brightness
Longer service life of lamp
2dB quieter noise level
60% brighter projector brightness
65W bigger bulb power
50% shorter service life of lamp

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