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Hitachi CP-TW2505

£1,077.04
A 2 year old and inferior value for money 10000:1 280 x 800 projector
10,000 WXGA (1280x800) No 36dB Jun 2015
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Hitachi CP-TW2505 Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-TW2505 number 938 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Poor
43
Features
Average Features
60
Age
2 Years Old
49
Running Costs
£83 Over 5 Years
42
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

Sony multimedia projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £83 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker
Fairly long service life of lamp
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

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Hitachi CP-TW2505 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £1,077.04 it is more expensive than 65% of projectors.

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Features

Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The CP-TW2505 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This multimedia projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

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

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Hitachi CP-TW2505 of 36dB is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 65% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-TW2505's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 46% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The CP-TW2505's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is fairly dim compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia 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-TW2505 has a built-in speaker, as do 75% of multimedia projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Hitachi CP-TW2505 of 5,000h is quite long compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 24% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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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 62% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-TW2505 supports full HD, unlike 64% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is HD-Ready. 79% of projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-TW2505 has an air filter, unlike 95% of multimedia projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since June 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the CP-TW2505 is £83 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi 1280x800

Barcodes:

00050585154957, 04902530102604, 05054629983300

Hitachi CP-TW2505

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