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Hitachi CP-WU8450

Hitachi CP-WU8450 Projector

3000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 35dB 5,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
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14 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-WU8450 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in speaker(s).

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The highest resolution of the CP-WU8450 is WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all projectors of a similar spec and age to the CP-WU8450.

Amongst similar types of multimedia projector the worst resolution is SVGA (800x600).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8450 has a quite bright projector brightness (5,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for around the same time as the CP-WU8450. The average projector brightness of comparable spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the CP-WU8450 is 3,500 ANSI lumens.

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Three Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins

Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins, however the CP-WU8450 has three component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) ins.

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Two Audio (L,R) Outs

Most multimedia projectors of this type and age have between one and five audio (L,R) outs, including the Hitachi CP-WU8450 which has two audio (L,R) outs.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The CP-WU8450 is a two number of built-in speakers projector.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The CP-WU8450 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a similar time to the CP-WU8450. Most of the 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were launched around the same time as the CP-WU8450 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this data projector has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The CP-WU8450 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The CP-WU8450 is a two HDMI ports quantity projector. Most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out more than two years ago only have one HDMI ports quantity.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

Most data projectors of this type and age have between one and two audio (L,R) ins, including the Hitachi CP-WU8450 which has two audio (L,R) ins.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of data projectors of a similar type and age to the CP-WU8450 is 0.5W and the highest is 20W. With an RMS rated power of 16 Watts, the CP-WU8450 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the CP-WU8450.

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Very Bright Colour Light Output

The dimmest colour light output of 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the CP-WU8450 is 2,500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 5,000 ANSI lumens. The CP-WU8450 has a very bright colour light output (5,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that have been around for a similar time to the CP-WU8450.

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Very Bright White Light Output

Across all the projectors that were launched around the same time as the CP-WU8450 the white light outputs range from 2,500 ANSI lumens to 5,000 ANSI lumens. With a white light output of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the CP-WU8450's white light output is one of the brightest amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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100V AC Input Voltage

This data projector has a 100 - 120V AC input voltage, which is the most frequently found AC input voltage on data projectors of this age and spec.

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6 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £190.62

The price of the CP-WU8450 increased by £190.62 in the last month.

Does Not Support 3D

The CP-WU8450 does not support 3D. Most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the CP-WU8450 also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors of this spec and age, the CP-WU8450 does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The CP-WU8450 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to the CP-WU8450 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors of a comparable type and age to the CP-WU8450 the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h. At only 2,500 hours, the CP-WU8450 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that came out around the same time as the CP-WU8450.

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Heavy

3000:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 230g and 30kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg. With a weight of 8.8 kilograms, the Hitachi CP-WU8450 is one of the heavier projectors of this type and age amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi CP-WU8450

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-WU8450 has an average running cost of £117 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 89 projectors of this type and age.

Released Over Four Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-WU8450 over four years ago.

Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the CP-WU8450 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Screen Size Compatibility
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Lamps Quantity
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Video
3D
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
PC in (D-Sub)
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Air Filter
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £113.77
Electricity cost when on standby £2.58
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £116.35
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0.58T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwu8450, hitachi cpwu8450y
Barcodes 04902530962642

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