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Hitachi CP-WU8450

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Hitachi CP-WU8450

£2,567.61
Hitachi CP-WU8450
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A fully featured but 5 year old moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with satisfactory 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-WU8450 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WU8450 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£84 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data 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 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-WU8450 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-WU8450 is £84, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This data projector was released in January 2013.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The CP-WU8450 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all multimedia 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-WU8450 of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 45% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-WU8450's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 74% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-WU8450's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 15% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 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 in the shortest 10% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-WU8450 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WU8450 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-WU8450's bulb power of 245W is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 61% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WU8450 does not support full HD, although this is within the context that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-WU8450 has an air filter, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have an air filter.

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