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Hitachi CP-WX8255A

67

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WX8255A

Hitachi CP-WX8255A
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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution data projector, with average running costs
37dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Feb 2013
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Hitachi CP-WX8255A Review

With very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WX8255A as follows:
78
Features
Good Features
61
Age
5 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,068 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Center lens design:
DICOM simulation mode:
Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift control:
Multiple lens options:
Perfect fit 2:
Picture by picture:
Status monitor:
MyButton:
PC-Less presentation:
PJMessenger:
Wireless presentation ready:
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-WX8255A In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the CP-WX8255A will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run projectors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-WX8255A in February 2013.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on data projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The CP-WX8255A's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 20% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-WX8255A's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-WX8255A's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 13% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 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-WX8255A has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the CP-WX8255A of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is shorter than 90% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WX8255A has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-WX8255A features noise reduction. 98% of data projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

Like most other data projectors, the Hitachi CP-WX8255A does not have a 3D glasses included. 97% of multimedia projectors do not have a 3D glasses included.

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Supports AVI, M-JPEG and 1 More Video Formats Supported

The number of supported video formats on the Hitachi CP-WX8255A is more than most data projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is VC-1, but this video formats supported is not supported by this projector. The video formats supported AVI, MOV and M-JPEG are also supported by this data projector.

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Has a Built-In Display

The Hitachi CP-WX8255A has a built-in display, unlike 97% of projectors which do not have a built-in display.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WX8255A supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb powers of data projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Hitachi CP-WX8255A's bulb power of 330W is bigger than average when compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 85% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prcpwx8255a, generic cpwx8255a, hitachi cpwx8255a, visipax cpwx8255a

Barcodes:

00000011029925, 00050585152878, 00050585153530, 00115971219167, 00115971221122, 00132017738987, 00132018548660, 00151903137260, 00163120857739, 00163121416737, 00505851535300, 00658700903451, 00779184218937, 00804067181647, 00806296580192, 00807034602251, 00808112767282, 00808112922063, 00809393883982, 00809393893080

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