Hitachi CP-WX8650 Review
|Value for Money||
|17 Months Old|
|£133 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 44?
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At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £133 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 1,849 projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite bright projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very short service life of lamp
Hitachi CP-WX8650 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £2,445.60 it is more expensive than 84% of projectors.
Only 280 X 800 Resolution
The Hitachi CP-WX8650 has a 280 x 800 projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution.
A DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution is the best resolution amongst comparable types of data projector.
Average Noise Level
The noise level of the CP-WX8650 of 35dB is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 53% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Average Contrast Ratio (typical)
The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-WX8650 of 10,000 is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 46% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.
Quite Bright Projector Brightness
The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The CP-WX8650's projector brightness 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.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,800h. The Hitachi CP-WX8650's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Hitachi CP-WX8650 has a built-in speaker. 75% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.
Has a Handheld Remote Control
The CP-WX8650 has a handheld remote control, as do 79% of projectors.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The CP-WX8650's bulb power of 370W is in the biggest 8% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 3.5W to 4,200W, and the average bulb power is 260W.
Has an Air Filter
The CP-WX8650 has an air filter, which is unusual. 95% of multimedia projectors do not have an air filter.
Only 1,080 Video Mode
Has a Zoom Capability
The Hitachi CP-WX8650 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of multimedia projectors do not have a zoom capability.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most other data projectors, the CP-WX8650 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors do not support full HD.
Released 17 Months Ago
Hitachi released the CP-WX8650 in March 2016.
Running Costs Are Very High
The average running cost of the CP-WX8650 is £133 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 15% of all 1,849 multimedia projectors.