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Hitachi CPX8800W

69

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Hitachi CPX8800W

£3,199.20
£2,715.72 £483 cheaper than 10 days ago
Hitachi CP-X8800

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A good spec but a little out of date moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with satisfactory running costs but representing only average value for money
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 10000:1 No Mar 2016
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Hitachi CP-X8800 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-X8800 as follows:
55
Value for Money
Average
70
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
59
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer data projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £140 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,022 data 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
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

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Hitachi CP-X8800 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features and at £2,715.72 it is more expensive than 88% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The CP-X8800 is one of the most expensive to run projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the CP-X8800 is £140.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This projector has been on the market since March 2016.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-X8800 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The average noise level of all projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB. The noise level of the Hitachi CP-X8800 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 18% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Hitachi CP-X8800's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is in the highest 48% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-X8800 of 8,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 97% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the 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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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the CP-X8800 of only 3,000h is in the shortest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-X8800 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-X8800 of 430W is in the biggest 1% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The CP-X8800 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-X8800 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-X8800 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpx8800ml, hitachi 1024x768, hitachi cpx8800w, hitachi p251119p, acer cpx8800w

Barcodes:

04902530106657, 04902530106664

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