60Value for Money
|3 Years Old|
|£90 Over 5 Years|
|1280 X 800 (WXGA)||36dB||Medium||2,700 ANSI Lumens||Jun 2015|
|Projector Native Resolution||Noise Level||Contrast Ratio||Projector Brightness||Release Date|
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Hitachi CP-TW2505 Price History
Should You Buy it Now?
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There is a 50% chance that the price of the Hitachi CP-TW2505 will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices might drop by up to £56 over this period.
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Why Has it Scored 66?
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Key Reasons For and Against
Medium contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Supports full HD
Has an air filter
Has an Ethernet LAN
Average noise level
Average bulb power
Only 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Only 1280 X 800 (WXGA) Resolution
This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280x800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors. §.
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the CP-TW2505 of 36dB is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is louder than 35% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Medium Contrast Ratio
This multimedia projector has a 10000:1 contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found contrast ratio on multimedia projectors. A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.
A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
The CP-TW2505's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is dimmer than 76% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,800 ANSI lumens.
Has a Built-in Speaker
The CP-TW2505 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp
The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,400h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The CP-TW2505's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 68% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.
Average Bulb Power
The bulb power of the CP-TW2505 of 250W is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 66% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Supports Full HD
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.
Has an Air Filter
The CP-TW2505 has an air filter, which is unusual. 95% of multimedia projectors do not have an air filter.
Has an Ethernet LAN
The CP-TW2505 has an Ethernet LAN. 52% of multimedia projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.
Value for Money
Value for Money
We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A projector with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.
We have analysed the Hitachi CP-TW2505, and ranked it:
This projector has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.
Value for Money of Similar Projectors
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Hitachi CP-TW2505 Release Date
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We couldn't see any noticeable pattern in the release dates for new Hitachi multimedia projectors over the last 3 years.
How Fast Do Hitachi Projector Prices Drop After Release?
Most projectors drop in price by 3% in the first 6 months after release, however Hitachi data projectors tend to depreciate faster.
Hitachi CP-TW2505 Running Costs
The CP-TW2505 has an average running cost of £90 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,400+ data projectors that we checked.
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Hitachi CP-TW2505 Specification
|Projector Native Resolution||1280 x 800 (WXGA)|
|Projector Brightness||2,700 ANSI Lumens|
|Keystone Correction, Horizontal||-5 - 5|
|Keystone Correction, Vertical||-5 - 5|
|Minimum Vertical Synchronization||0.05kHz|
|Maximum Horizontal Synchronization||106kHz|
|Maximum Vertical Synchronization||0.12kHz|
|Minimum Horizontal Synchronization||15kHz|
|Projection Distance||0.13 - 0.41|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||16:9, 16:10, 4:3|
|Screen Size Compatibility||60 - 100|
|Native Aspect Ratio||PC Monitor (16:10)|
|Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)||10,000h|
|Service Life of Lamp||5,000h|
|Throw Ratio||Ultra Short Throw Projector|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||1.8 - 1.8|
|Fixed Focal Length||4.21mm|
|Supported Video Modes||480i, 480p, 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in||2|
|Audio (L,R) in||1|
|Composite Video in||1|
|USB 2.0 Port||3|
|Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port||1|
|VGA (D-Sub) Port||3|
|HDMI Connector Type||Full-size|
|Ethernet LAN Data Rates||100 Mbit/s, 10 Mbit/s|
|Card Reader Integrated||No|
|RMS Rated Power||16W|
|Product Type||Wall-mounted projector|
|Power Consumption (Typical)||360W|
|AC Adapter Frequency||50/60Hz|
|AC Adapter Input Voltage||100 - 240|
|AC Input Frequency||50Hz|
|AC Input Voltage||100V|
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|RMS Output Power (Max)||16|
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