Hitachi CPWU8600W
Hitachi CP-WU8600
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Hitachi CPWU8600W

A fairly new 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) multimedia projector with good features but a price that represents poor value for money
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 35dB Mar 2016
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Hitachi CP-WU8600 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU8600 number 748 across all projectors.
Good Features
17 Months Old
£186 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £186 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
Quite big bulb power
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Hitachi CP-WU8600 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £3,385.20 it is more expensive than 89% of projectors.


Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8600 has an air filter, which is unusual. 95% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The CP-WU8600's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Quite Big Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The Hitachi CP-WU8600's bulb power of 370W is in the biggest 10% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-WU8600 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CP-WU8600 of 35dB is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 54% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The CP-WU8600 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-WU8600 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is fairly bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 11% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The CP-WU8600 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-WU8600 supports full HD, which is unusual. 64% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Released 17 Months Ago

This projector was released in March 2016.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

The average running cost of the CP-WU8600 is £186 over 1 year based on adequate energy prices, which is in the most expensive 10% of all 1,763 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwu8600w, hitachi p250286p

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