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Hitachi CP-X8170 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|4 Years Old|
|£161 Over 1 Year|
Why Has it Scored 30?
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This projector has running costs of £161 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 16% of all 1,758 projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Quite loud noise level
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode
Does not support full HD
Should You Buy it Now?
Hitachi CP-X8170 In-Depth Analysis
Value For Money
After checking the price of 1,099 data projectors they range in price from £106 to £17,495. We think that this projector looks expensive compared to other data projectors.
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Quite Bright Projector Brightness
Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 7,000 ANSI lumens, the CP-X8170 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst data projectors of this age.
Has a Built-In Display
The CP-X8170 has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not have a built-in display.
Quite Loud Noise Level
The noise levels of multimedia projectors range from 10dB to 93dB. The Hitachi CP-X8170 has a fairly loud noise level (39 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.
Fairly Big Bulb Power
The CP-X8170 has one of the bigger bulb powers (365 Watts) amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 3.5W and the biggest is 3,000W.
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
At only 2,000 hours, the CP-X8170 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other data projectors. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h.
Has a Zoom Capability
The Hitachi CP-X8170 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a zoom capability.
1024 X 768 Resolution
The CP-X8170 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most common resolution. This multimedia projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).
Only 1,080 Video Mode
This data projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.
Does Not Support Full HD
Like most of the other projectors, the CP-X8170 does not support full HD.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This data projector has been on the market since March 2013.
Very High Running Costs
The CP-X8170 has an average 1 year running cost of £161 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||acer usbwl11n|
|Barcodes||00050585153547, 00050585153653, 04902530935431, 04902530981889|