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Hitachi CP-X5550

70

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-X5550

£1,052.40
Hitachi CP-X5550

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A good spec but a little out of date moderate noise level XGA projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Feb 2016
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Hitachi CP-X5550 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-X5550 as follows:
57
Value for Money
Average
73
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Has a built-in speaker
Accentualizer and HDCR (high dynamic contrast range) image optimizer
Seamless design
Edge blending & warping
HDMI-Out
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-X5550 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £1,052.40 it is in the most expensive 35% of projectors.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The CP-X5550 has an average 5 year running cost of £100 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-X5550 in February 2016.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-X5550 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-X5550's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 85% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-X5550 of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is higher than 51% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-X5550's projector brightness of 5,800 ANSI lumens is brighter than 89% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the CP-X5550 of 4,000h is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 38% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-X5550 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-X5550 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The CP-X5550's bulb power of 300W is in the biggest 19% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the CP-X5550 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-X5550 has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050585155176, 00779184431237, 04902530124699

Hitachi CP-X5550

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