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Hitachi CPCW250WNM

68

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Hitachi CPCW250WNM

£715.20
Hitachi CP-CW250WN
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only average value for money
37dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Apr 2014
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Hitachi CP-CW250WN Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-CW250WN as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
73
Features
Good Features
67
Age
3 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£71 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 multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £71 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia 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:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
3LCD - A sophisticated, innovative technology that utilises 3 chips to deliver vibrant, true-to-life and consistent images for the most demanding audiences
Hybrid filter - the hybrid filter lasts longer than conventional filters. this extension in maintenance intervals reduces the overall cost of ownership significantly
ImageCare - is the technology that regulates lamp power, combing optimal picture performance with maximum energy savings
AMX device discovery - when integrated with an AMX controller, the relevant communication modules and drivers are downloaded to the projector automatically
HDMI - get the highest quality image by connecting the latest in a/v equipment to the projector with HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface)
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-CW250WN In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 51% of projectors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £715.20 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the CP-CW250WN is £71 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since April 2014.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most commonly found resolution on projectors.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Hitachi CP-CW250WN's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 23% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-CW250WN's noise level of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 70% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Hitachi CP-CW250WN of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 81% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-CW250WN has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Hitachi CP-CW250WN of only 3,000h is in the shortest 19% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-CW250WN has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Not HD-Ready

Like most other projectors, the Hitachi CP-CW250WN is not HD-Ready. 80% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other multimedia projectors, the CP-CW250WN does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the CP-CW250WN of 225W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

projectors cpcw250wnm, hitachi cpcw250wnm, acer cpcw250wn

Barcodes:

00050585153936, 04902530009019

Hitachi CPCW250WNM

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