Hitachi CP-WU8450
Hitachi CP-WU8450
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Hitachi CP-WU8450

A 5 year old 3000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector with passable features
3000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 35dB Jan 2013
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Hitachi CP-WU8450 Review

With average features and low running costs, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WU8450 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
4 Years Old
£117 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 36?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £117 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly bright projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

Hitachi CP-WU8450 In-Depth Analysis


Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WU8450 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8450's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 18% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 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 service life of lamp of the Hitachi CP-WU8450 of only 2,500h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-WU8450 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-WU8450 has an air filter, unlike 95% of projectors which do not have an air filter.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The CP-WU8450 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-WU8450's noise level of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 54% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in January 2013.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on passable usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the CP-WU8450 will cost £117 over 1 year to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers


00050585153127, 00791836771300

Hitachi CP-WU8450

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