|39dB||1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)||3000:1||No||Mar 2013|
|Noise Level||Projector Native Resolution||Contrast Ratio||3D||Release Date|
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Hitachi CP-WU8460 Review
|4 Years Old|
|£110 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 67?
Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia 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 16% of all 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
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Hitachi CP-WU8460 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Poor Value for Money
The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £5,912.98 it is in the most expensive 5% of projectors.
Price Has Gone Up by £0 (0%)
There was a cheaper price of £5,912.97 at Projectorshop24 43 days ago.
Cheaper Price Found in the United States
We found a cheaper price for the Hitachi CP-WU8460 of $3,294.84 (£4,570.27) in the United States. That's a saving of £1,342.71.
Very High Running Costs
The CP-WU8460 is one of the most expensive to run projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the CP-WU8460 is £110.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This Hitachi projector has been on the market since March 2013.
1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution
The CP-WU8460 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).
Louder Than Average Noise Level
The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Hitachi CP-WU8460 of 39dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 90% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.
Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)
Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The CP-WU8460's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 72% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The CP-WU8460's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
The Hitachi CP-WU8460's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 93% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The Hitachi CP-WU8460 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.
Bigger Than Average Bulb Power
The CP-WU8460's bulb power of 365W is bigger than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 91% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.
Has an Air Filter
The CP-WU8460 has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.
Supports Full HD
The Hitachi CP-WU8460 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.