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Hitachi CPCW250WNM

£686.94
£574.98 £111.96 cheaper than 14 days ago
A poor value for money 3000:1 280 x 800 projector with average features
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 37dB Apr 2014
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Hitachi CP-CW250WN Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-CW250WN number 803 across all projectors.
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Average
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
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£99 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 50?

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 multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £99 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Quite loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

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Hitachi CP-CW250WN In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £574.98 it is cheaper than 61% of projectors.

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Features

Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-CW250WN has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The CP-CW250WN's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 6,800h, with the shortest being 20h and the longest being 40,000h. The CP-CW250WN's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Not HD-Ready

The CP-CW250WN is not HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are also not HD-Ready.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-CW250WN of only 2,600 ANSI lumens is quite dim compared to most other data projectors. It is in the dimmest 20% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The CP-CW250WN has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst comparable types of projector.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CP-CW250WN does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-CW250WN is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on passable usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the CP-CW250WN is £99.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers projectors cpcw250wnm, hitachi cpcw250wnm, acer cpcw250wn
Barcodes 00050585153936, 04902530009019

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