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Hitachi CP-WU8451

71

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Hitachi CP-WU8451

£2,567.62
Hitachi CP-WU8451
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A fully featured but 3 year old moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with moderate running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
37dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 5000:1 Yes Apr 2015
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Hitachi CP-WU8451 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU8451 number 641 in 3D projectors.
52
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Age
2 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
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:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Wireless networking
Progressive scan
Audio pass through
Centralised reporting function
Messenger -
My button
Ultra quiet
Input source naming
HDMI
AMX device discovery
Advanced networking
Brighter than average projector brightness
Vertical projection
Optional lenses
Low TCO
Blackboard/Whiteboard mode
Security features
HD base T
Hybrid filter -
3LCD
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Energy efficiency saver

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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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Running Costs

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.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-WU8451 in April 2015.

Features

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WU8451 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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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.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WU8451 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Supports 3D

The CP-WU8451 supports 3D, which is unusual. 60% of multimedia projectors do not support 3D.

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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.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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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.

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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.

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Supports Password Protection

The CP-WU8451 supports password protection, unlike 87% of projectors which do not support password protection.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-WU8451 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 98% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WU8451 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

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

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Only 525i Video Mode

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Product Identifiers

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00050585154636

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