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Hitachi CP-X8170

64

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-X8170

£2,894.40
Hitachi CP-X8170

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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with OK running costs but representing only moderate value for money
39dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 3000:1 No Mar 2013
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Hitachi CP-X8170 Review

With good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-X8170 as follows:
53
Value for Money
Average
68
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

Epson data 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 projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,022 data 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Projector quick connection ipad app
Wireless presentation compatible
Present content via LAN
Power saving standby mode
PJMessenger
PC-Less presentation
Network control, maintenance and security
Wired and wireless switcher solutions
Status monitor
360o rotation
Picture in picture
Has a handheld remote control
Picture by picture
Perfect fit 2
Multiple lens options
Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift control
DICOM simulation mode
Center lens design
Accentualizer
Key features
Quality, reliability and installation convenience
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) 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 £2,498.40 at Ivojo 15 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 85% 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.

Hitachi CP-X8170 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £2,894.40 it is more expensive than 89% of projectors.

Price Has Gone Up by £396 (14%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Hitachi CP-X8170 and the United Kingdom price of £2,894.40 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $3,089.00 (£4,284.75).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-X8170 is £110, which makes it one of the least economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-X8170 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Hitachi CP-X8170 of 39dB is louder than 93% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Hitachi CP-X8170 of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 26% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Hitachi CP-X8170's projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 5% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the CP-X8170 of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 8% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-X8170 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Hitachi CP-X8170's bulb power of 365W is in the biggest 9% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-X8170 has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the CP-X8170 does not support full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Hitachi CP-X8170 has a zoom capability. 91% of data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050585153547, 00050585153653, 04902530935431, 04902530981889

Hitachi CP-X8170

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