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Hitachi CP-TW2505
CPTW2505

£1,113.60
Hitachi CP-TW2505
10
Brand Rating
Mediocre Brand
75
Features
Good Features
60
Value for Money
Good
73
Age
3 Years Old
78
Running Costs
£90 Over 5 Years
66
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
An economical to run and good spec WXGA average noise level data projector.
1280 X 800 (WXGA) 36dB Medium 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jun 2015
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Hitachi CP-TW2505 Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £978.17 at Projectorshop24 89 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

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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With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-TW2505 number 908 across all projectors.

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Kagoo Score
11
Brand Rating
76
Features
60
Value for Money
74
Age
79
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

Hitachi is a mediocre data projector brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2019.
This projector has running costs of £90 over 5 years, which puts it neither cheap nor expensive compared to the other 1,400+ multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Medium contrast ratio
Free tablet and smartphone app for android & ios
HDMI 2 inputs
Windows 8.1/10 support
Optional finger touch module
Auto & manual calibration
Multi-display interactive
PC free interactive operation

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each projector by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the projector is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec projectors come to market, the older projectors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

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
HD-Ready
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. §.

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Average Noise Level
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The CP-TW2505 has a built-in speaker. 76% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp
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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.

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Average Bulb Power
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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.

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Supports Full HD
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The Hitachi CP-TW2505 supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

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

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Has an Ethernet LAN
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The CP-TW2505 has an Ethernet LAN. 52% of multimedia projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.

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HD-Ready

The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of multimedia projectors are not HD-Ready.

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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:

Budget Choice
This projector has a low quality score, but also a low price - choose this if you’re looking to save money on a purchase.

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Value for Money of Similar Projectors

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Hitachi CP-TW2505 Release Date

June 2015

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When Are Most New Hitachi Multimedia Projectors Released?

We couldn't see any noticeable pattern in the release dates for new Hitachi multimedia projectors over the last 3 years.

In 2018 most new Hitachi projectors were released in September, with three new Hitachi projectors released that month. Three new Hitachi data projectors were released in September 2017 making it the biggest month that year as well for new Hitachi data projector releases. In March 2016, six new Hitachi projectors were released making it the biggest month that year for new Hitachi data projector releases.

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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.

On average Hitachi data projectors drop in price by 11% in the first 6 months after release. On a typical new Hitachi multimedia projector costing £1,538, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £163.

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Running Costs

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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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Hitachi CP-TW2505 Specification

Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Performance
Air Filter
HDCP
Projector
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Colour Depth
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (Economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Fixed Focal Length
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
AUX in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
HDMI Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Source
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Technical Details
RMS Output Power (Max)

Product Identifiers

Barcodes

 00050585154957,  04902530102604

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