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Hitachi CP-WX8255A

An expensive to run 3000:1 280 x 800 data projector with average features
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 37dB Feb 2013
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Hitachi CP-WX8255A Review

53
Average Features
25
4 Years Old
25
£154 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
32
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

It has excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £154 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 18% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
This Hitachi projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Supports full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode

Hitachi CP-WX8255A In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-WX8255A has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WX8255A supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-WX8255A has a built-in display. Most of the other data projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 12 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Hitachi CP-WX8255A has a quite bright projector brightness (5,500 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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

The CP-WX8255A has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MPEG, 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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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of multimedia projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W. With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the Hitachi CP-WX8255A has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The CP-WX8255A does not have a 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of data projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. At only 2,500 hours, the CP-WX8255A has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-WX8255A has a fairly average noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-WX8255A features noise reduction. Most of the other data projectors also feature noise reduction.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-WX8255A in February 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The CP-WX8255A has an average 1 year running cost of £154 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run data projectors.

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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
£78.35 cheaper to run
Longer service life of lamp
Dimmer projector brightness
Cheaper to run by £55.11
34% longer service life of lamp
2x dimmer projector brightness
34% longer service life of lamp
25% cheaper to run
8dB quieter noise level
35% smaller bulb power

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