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Hitachi CP-WX5500

£1,198.80
£1,162.31 £36.49 cheaper than 21 days ago
A relatively new 10000:1 280 x 800 projector with satisfactory features but high running costs
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 38dB Apr 2016
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Hitachi CP-WX5500 Review

Released 1 year ago but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WX5500 number 470 across all projectors.
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Good
59
Average Features
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16 Months Old
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£3,237 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
60
Good

Why Has it Scored 60?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £3,237 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 1% 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:
Fairly big bulb power
Has a built-in speaker
Quite loud noise level
Only 1,080 video mode

Should You Buy it Now?

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Hitachi CP-WX5500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £1,162.31 it is more expensive than 68% of projectors.

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Features

Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the CP-WX5500 of 300W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average bulb power of all projectors is 260W, with the smallest being 3.5W and the biggest being 4,200W.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WX5500 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

The noise level of the Hitachi CP-WX5500 of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all projectors when ranked 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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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the CP-WX5500 of 5,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 16% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Hitachi CP-WX5500 supports Wi-Fi. 90% of projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WX5500 supports full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The Hitachi CP-WX5500's service life of lamp of 6,000h is in the longest 21% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Data 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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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The CP-WX5500 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

The best resolution amongst similar types of projector is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Hitachi released the CP-WX5500 in April 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the CP-WX5500 will cost £3,237 over 1 year to run, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 1,763 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi 1280x800, hitachi p238502p, hitachi p239546p

Barcodes:

04902530124712

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