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Hitachi CP-WU8440

69

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WU8440

£2,139.65
Hitachi CP-WU8440
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A fully featured but 5 year old moderate noise level WUXGA data projector, with average running costs but representing only average value for money
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 3000:1 No Jan 2013
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Hitachi CP-WU8440 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU8440 number 201 in best selling projectors.
52
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£84 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Epson data 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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £84 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Long life lamp
On screen display (osd)
Progressive scan
Vertical keystone correction
Audio pass through
Centralised reporting function
Messenger
My button
Ultra quiet
Input source naming
Quick on/off
Daytime mode
Virtually maintenance free
Template function
HDMI
Brighter than average projector brightness
AMX device discovery
Wireless networking
Advanced networking
Vertical projection
PC-less presentations
Optional lenses
Low TCO
Blackboard/Whiteboard mode
Security features
Hybrid filter
3LCD
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
Energy efficiency saver

Hitachi CP-WU8440 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £2,139.65 it is in the most expensive 16% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Hitachi CP-WU8440 and the United Kingdom price of £2,139.65 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,723.05 (£2,390.04).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The CP-WU8440 has an average 5 year running cost of £84 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Hitachi multimedia projector has been on the market since January 2013.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The CP-WU8440 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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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CP-WU8440 of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 45% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Hitachi CP-WU8440's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 74% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-WU8440 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The CP-WU8440's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is in the shortest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the CP-WU8440 of 245W is pretty standard compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 39% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CP-WU8440 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8440 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpwu8440y

Barcodes:

00115971162371, 00658700903468, 04902530962659, 04902530990102

Hitachi CP-WU8440

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