|37dB||1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)||5000:1||Yes||Apr 2015|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Hitachi CP-WU8451 Review
|2 Years Old|
|£110 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 71?
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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 £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 17% of all 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some great features:
Should You Buy it Now?
Hitachi CP-WU8451 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £2,567.62 it is in the most expensive 13% of projectors.
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There was a cheaper price of £2,567.61 at Projectorshop24 51 days ago.
Very High Running Costs
The CP-WU8451 is one of the least economic to run projectors that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CP-WU8451 will cost £110 over 5 years to run.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Hitachi released the CP-WU8451 in April 2015.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution
The CP-WU8451 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Multimedia projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the CP-WU8451 of 37dB is in the loudest 23% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of the Hitachi CP-WU8451 of 5,000 is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the highest 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.
Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
The projector brightness of the CP-WU8451 of 5,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 16% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The CP-WU8451 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The CP-WU8451's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is shorter than 91% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The CP-WU8451 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.
The CP-WU8451 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.
Has an Air Filter
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have an air filter.
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
The bulb power of the CP-WU8451 of 330W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 86% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.
Has a Built-In Display
The CP-WU8451 has a built-in display, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have a built-in display.
Supports Password Protection
The CP-WU8451 supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.
Features Noise Reduction
The CP-WU8451 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 98% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.
Supports Full HD
The CP-WU8451 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.
The CP-WU8451 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.
Only 525i Video Mode