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Hitachi CPWU8700W

72

Overall Score

Hitachi CPWU8700W

£4,782.00
Hitachi CP-WU8700

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A fully featured but a little out of date moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, with alright running costs but representing only average value for money
37dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Mar 2016
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£9,035.72
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Hitachi CP-WU8700 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WU8700 as follows:
52
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Age
1 Year Old
59
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £4,298.40 at Ivojo 14 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 87% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Hitachi CP-WU8700 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features and is under 2 years old but at £4,782.00 it is more expensive than 93% of projectors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Hitachi CP-WU8700 and the United Kingdom price of £4,782.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $10,939.00 (£15,173.49).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the CP-WU8700 will cost £140 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This data projector has been on the market since March 2016.

Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-WU8700 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all multimedia projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Hitachi CP-WU8700 of 37dB is louder than 79% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-WU8700 of 10,000 is pretty average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 49% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8700's projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 95% of all 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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Hitachi CP-WU8700's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is shorter than 80% of all projectors when ranked 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.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WU8700 has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-WU8700 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The CP-WU8700's bulb power of 430W is bigger than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8700 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WU8700 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Hitachi CP-WU8700 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Hitachi CP-WU8700 - Other Projectors Worth Considering

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