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Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WU8451

£2,066.40
A 2 year old and poor value for money 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) data projector
5,000 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 37dB Apr 2015
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Hitachi CP-WU8451 Review

With good features and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU8451 number 894 across all projectors.
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Value for Money
Poor
67
Features
Good Features
57
Age
2 Years Old
31
Running Costs
£113 Over 5 Years
44
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

Sony multimedia 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 £113 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Fairly bright projector brightness
Fairly loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp

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Hitachi CP-WU8451 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £2,066.40 it is more expensive than 82% of projectors.

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Features

WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. 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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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Hitachi CP-WU8451 of 37dB is in the loudest 22% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-WU8451 of 5,000 is relatively standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 35% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8451's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 18% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the multimedia 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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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WU8451 has a handheld remote control. 79% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Hitachi CP-WU8451 of only 2,500h is in the shortest 12% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Data 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 CP-WU8451 has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8451 has an air filter. 95% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-WU8451 of 330W is fairly big compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the biggest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a built-in display, unlike 96% of data projectors which do not have a built-in display.

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Supports Password Protection

The CP-WU8451 supports password protection, which is unusual. 88% of multimedia projectors do not support password protection.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-WU8451 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 97% of data projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WU8451 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Hitachi CP-WU8451 is RoHS compliance. 82% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Hitachi CP-WU8451 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 90% of multimedia projectors which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in April 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-WU8451 is £113, which is typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpwu8451y, hitachi 1920x1200, hitachi draper

Barcodes:

00050585154636, 04902530085044

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