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Hitachi CPAW252WNM

68

Overall Score

Hitachi CPAW252WNM

£864.00
Hitachi CP-AW252
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
34dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No Nov 2012
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Hitachi CP-AW252 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Hitachi CP-AW252 as follows:
55
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
60
Age
5 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£74 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Ultra short throw distance
Bundled with wall mount and table-top use kit
Security functions
Hybrid filter
HDMI input
Manual vertical / horizontal keystone
Projection method: mirror type
Saver/Eco mode with image care technology
Has a built-in speaker
16 watt internal speakers
Wireless option
Contrast ratio: 4,000:1
WXGA resolution: 1,280 x 800 color pixels
Brightness: 2,500 lumens
5 years manufacturer's warranty
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-AW252 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £864.00 it is in the most expensive 43% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Hitachi CP-AW252 and the United Kingdom price of £864.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,299.00 (£1,791.06).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the CP-AW252 will cost £74 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-AW252 in November 2012.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The CP-AW252's noise level of 34dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 44% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The CP-AW252's contrast ratio (typical) of only 4,000 is in the lowest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-AW252's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 83% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the CP-AW252 of only 3,000h is shorter than 78% of all projectors when ranked 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 Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-AW252 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-AW252 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-AW252's bulb power of 215W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 61% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-AW252 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-AW252 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have an air filter.

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HD-Ready

The CP-AW252 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CP-AW252 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi hitachicpaw252wn, hitachi cpaw252wnm, hitachi 1280x800, sahara cpaw252nm, acer cpaw252wnm

Barcodes:

00050585153240, 00050585153257, 00132018032916, 00163121204624, 00168141610554, 00172302796964, 00172304336281, 00505851532408, 00658700903291

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