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Hitachi CP-WU5505

74

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Hitachi CP-WU5505

£1,572.90
Hitachi CP-WU5505
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A fully featured but a little out of date moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
38dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Jan 2016
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£1,572.90
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£1,621.10
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£1,626.00
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PC World Business
Hitachi Collegiate Series CP-WU5505 - LCD projector - LAN
£1,739.98
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Hitachi CP-WU5505 LCD Projector 5000:1 5200 Lumens 1920 x 1200 WUXGA 7.2kg
£2,049.18
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Hitachi CP-WU5505 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU5505 number 819 across all projectors.
62
Value for Money
Good
84
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this data projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Accentualizer and HDCR (high dynamic contrast range) image optimizer
Seamless design
Edge blending & warping
HDMI-Out

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 £1,316.84 on Amazon UK 47 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 67% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Hitachi CP-WU5505 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features and is under 2 years old but at £1,572.90 it is more expensive than 78% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £256 (16%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Hitachi CP-WU5505 and the United Kingdom price of £1,572.90 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,589.00 (£3,591.20).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-WU5505 has an average running cost of £100 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-WU5505 in January 2016.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The CP-WU5505 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Hitachi CP-WU5505 of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-WU5505's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 49% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-WU5505's projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than 86% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-WU5505's service life of lamp of 4,000h is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 62% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WU5505 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WU5505 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The Hitachi CP-WU5505's bulb power of 300W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 20% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Supports Password Protection

The CP-WU5505 supports password protection. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Hitachi CP-WU5505 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU5505 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WU5505 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi 1920x1200, hitachi cpwu5505, hitachi p238501p, hitachi p239545p, part 1920x1200

Barcodes:

00050585155237, 04902530124743, 05057103069224

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