Hitachi CP-WU8460 Review
|Value for Money||
|4 Years Old|
|£161 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 32?
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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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £161 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 16% of all 1,758 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports full HD
Fairly big bulb power
Fairly loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode
Hitachi CP-WU8460 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
The cheapeast data projectors that we found costs £106 and the most expensive costs £17,495. We think that this Hitachi projector looks expensive.
Supports Full HD
The Hitachi CP-WU8460 supports full HD. Most of the other projectors do not support full HD.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The Hitachi CP-WU8460 has a quite big bulb power (365 Watts) compared to most of the other data projectors. The average bulb power of data projectors is 250W, and the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 3,000W.
Fairly Loud Noise Level
The CP-WU8460 has one of the louder noise levels (39 decibels) amongst data projectors of this age. Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on data projectors.
WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution
The CP-WU8460 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The best resolution of all data projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.
Has an Air Filter
The CP-WU8460 has an air filter, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
The average projector brightness of data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The CP-WU8460 has a fairly bright projector brightness (6,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Multimedia projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h. The Hitachi CP-WU8460 has a fairly short service life of lamp (only 2,000 hours) compared to most of the other data projectors.
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was March 2013 when this multimedia projector was released.
Running Costs Are Very High
Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the CP-WU8460 is £161, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 1,758 data projectors.