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Hitachi CP-WX5505

74

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WX5505

£1,230.00
Hitachi CP-WX5505

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A good spec but a little out of date moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with average running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
38dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No Feb 2016
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£1,230.00
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Hitachi Cp-wx5505 Projector 5200 Ansi Lumens Wxga (1280 X 800) Contrast Ratio 10 000:1 Manual Focus Manual Zoom X1.6 1 X Hdmi/mhl 1 X Hdmi (hdcp 1.4 Compliant) Ieee802.11b/g/n 3 Years Warranty
£1,248.90
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£1,389.46
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Hitachi CP-WX5505 LCD Projector 10000:1 5200 Lumens WXGA 1280 x 800 6.9kg (White)
£1,646.48
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Hitachi CP-WX5505 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WX5505 number 819 across all projectors.
68
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
80
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Epson data 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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
It has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Accentualizer and HDCR (high dynamic contrast range) image optimizer
Seamless design
Edge blending & warping
HDMI-Out
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-WX5505 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features and at £1,230.00 it is in the most expensive 29% of projectors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Hitachi CP-WX5505 and the United Kingdom price of £1,230.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $2,091.15 (£2,900.22).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-WX5505 has an average running cost of £100 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The Hitachi CP-WX5505's noise level of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Hitachi CP-WX5505 of only 5,000 is lower than 66% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-WX5505's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the brightest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WX5505 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Hitachi CP-WX5505's service life of lamp of 4,500h is relatively typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 50% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WX5505 has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The CP-WX5505's bulb power of 300W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 79% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CP-WX5505 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpwx5505

Barcodes:

00642892803637, 00779184431152, 04902530124729

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