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Hitachi CPWU8700W

£4,298.40
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 37dB Oct 2016
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Hitachi CP-WU8700 Review

Released just 10 months ago but with good features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU8700 number 679 across all projectors.
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Poor
66
Good Features
81
10 Months Old
27
£183 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
50
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Hitachi, this multimedia projector features some of the latest multimedia projector technology. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £183 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
Has a built-in speaker
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Hitachi CP-WU8700 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is under a year old but at £4,298.40 it is more expensive than 92% of projectors.


Features

Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-WU8700 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

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The service life of lamp of the CP-WU8700 of only 3,000h is fairly short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 17% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Hitachi CP-WU8700 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WU8700 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-WU8700's noise level of 37dB is quite loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 10dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The CP-WU8700 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8700's projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 6% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses 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-WU8700 has a zoom capability, unlike 91% of projectors which do not have a zoom capability.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W. The bulb power of the CP-WU8700 of 430W is in the biggest 2% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 10 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since October 2016.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the CP-WU8700 is £183 based on alright energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwu8700ml, hitachi 1920x1200, hitachi cpwu8700w, hitachi p250287p, hitachi p239673p, hitachi p237793p
Barcodes 04902530108408

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