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Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WU8440

£2,139.65
A 3000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector with average features
3000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 35dB Jan 2013
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Hitachi CP-WU8440 Review

With mediocre features and low running costs, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU8440 number 911 across all projectors.
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Poor
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
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£117 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

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This projector has running costs of £117 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

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Hitachi CP-WU8440 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Pricey

We think this projector looks expensive compared to other projectors. We checked 1,099 projectors and they range in price from £106 to £17,495.

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Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors, the CP-WU8440 does not support full HD.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The CP-WU8440 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has an air filter, as do most of the other data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

With a noise level of 35 decibels, the CP-WU8440 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Average Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has a pretty typical projector brightness (4,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-WU8440 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 2,500 hours, the CP-WU8440 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was January 2013 when Hitachi released the CP-WU8440.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The CP-WU8440 is typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CP-WU8440 will cost £117 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwu8440y, hitachi smart
Barcodes 00012303035986, 00050585153134, 00115971162371, 00333076476012, 00658700903468, 04902530962659, 04902530990102

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