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31

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WX8265

£2,469.99
A 4 year old 3000:1 280 x 800 projector with poor features and high running costs
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 39dB Mar 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Hitachi CP-WX8265 Review

With mediocre features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WX8265 as follows for Summary.
11
Poor
32
Missing Some Features
29
4 Years Old
26
£161 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 31?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £161 over 1 year, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 1,763 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,809.16 at Just Projectors 2 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
Projectorshop24 £2,469.99 Go to Store
Just Projectors £2,792.04 Go to Store
Ivojo £2,894.40 Go to Store

Hitachi CP-WX8265 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £2,469.99 it is more expensive than 85% of projectors.

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Features

Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The Hitachi CP-WX8265's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is quite short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 5% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Hitachi CP-WX8265 of 6,500 ANSI lumens is quite bright compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 8% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

Across all the multimedia projectors the bulb powers range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W. The bulb power of the CP-WX8265 of 365W is fairly big compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 10dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the CP-WX8265 of 39dB is fairly loud compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 13% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WX8265 does not support full HD. 64% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-WX8265 has a built-in display. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

The Hitachi CP-WX8265 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 280 x 800 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.

A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst comparable types of projector.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in March 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the CP-WX8265 is £161, which makes it one of the most expensive to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050585153660, 00779184218944, 04902530981896, 05052183893820
1 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
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£330 Cheaper
27% cheaper to run
12% quieter noise level
50% dimmer projector brightness
Slightly bigger bulb power
6% quieter noise level
£1,244 More Expensive
£2,221 Cheaper
£80.92 cheaper to run
A lot longer service life of lamp
Dimmer projector brightness

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