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Hitachi CP-WU8461 Projector

5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 6,000 ANSI Lumens 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Apr 2015
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Our new CP-WU8461 projector is geared up for simple and user-friendly functionality in any environment. With a convenient motorised lens shift, and a 360 vertical tilt angle, images can be... More
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11 Reasons For

Supports Full HD

The CP-WU8461 supports full HD, as do most of the other projectors of a comparable spec and age to the CP-WU8461.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-WU8461 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker(s).

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This multimedia projector supports a supported graphics resolutions of 640 x 480 (VGA)|800 x 600 (SVGA)|1024 x 768 (XGA)|1280 x 1024 (SXGA)|1280 x 768 (WXGA)|1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)|1440 x 900 (WXGA+)|1600 x 1200 (UXGA)|1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)|1920 x 1200 (WUXGA), which is the most commonly supported supported graphics resolutions on multimedia projectors of this age and spec.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Hitachi CP-WU8461 has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the projectors that have been around for more than a year. This multimedia projector is a two number of built-in speakers multimedia projector compared to most of the projectors that are a comparable age to the CP-WU8461 which only have one number of built-in speakers.

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Very High Horizontal Synchronization (max)

The horizontal synchronization (max)s of projectors that have been around for more than a year range from 91kHz to 110kHz. When compared to other projectors that are a comparable age to the CP-WU8461, the CP-WU8461's horizontal synchronization (max) of 106 kilohertz is one of the highest.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most of the other projectors of a similar age and type to the CP-WU8461 only have two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the CP-WU8461 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The CP-WU8461 has more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys than most of the comparable spec multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the CP-WU8461. This data projector is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity data projector compared to most of the data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the CP-WU8461 which only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Hitachi CP-WU8461 has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the CP-WU8461. This data projector is a two HDMI ports quantity multimedia projector compared to most of the 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the CP-WU8461 which only have one HDMI ports quantity.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of projectors of a similar type and age to the CP-WU8461 range from 1W to 20W. At 16 Watts, the CP-WU8461 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the CP-WU8461.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

Multimedia projectors of this age and type have display diagonals of between 0.58" and 0.76". When compared to other data projectors that are a similar age to the CP-WU8461 that we have checked, the CP-WU8461's display diagonal of 0.76 inches is one of the biggest.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This data projector has a 10|100 Mbit/s ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £531.29

The price of the CP-WU8461 has increased by £531.29 in the last 44 days.

Does Not Support 3D

The CP-WU8461 does not support 3D. Most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the CP-WU8461 also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The CP-WU8461 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for more than a year also do not support wi-Fi.

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Very High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the CP-WU8461 is £179, which makes it one of the most expensive to run similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The Hitachi CP-WU8461 has a quite short service life of lamp (economic mode) (only 2,500 hours) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec. 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the CP-WU8461 have service life of lamp (economic mode)s of between 2,500h and 10,000h, and the average service life of lamp (economic mode) is 4,100h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi CP-WU8461

Released Over a Year Ago

Hitachi released the CP-WU8461 over a year ago.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens, the Hitachi CP-WU8461 has a fairly average projector brightness compared to most of the other 5000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than a year ago.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on projectors that have been around for more than a year.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Vertical Synchronization (min)
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
Vertical Synchronization (max)
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
Colour Light Output
White Light Output
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Serial Interface Type
DC-In Jack
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Composite Video Out
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Product Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
AC Adapter Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £176.26
Electricity cost when on standby £2.58
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £178.84
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0.89T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi draper, hitachi p222938, hitachi p222938p, special cpwu8461, special cpwu8461e, special cpwu8461eu
Barcodes 00050585154629, 04902530085037, 04902530981902

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