Hitachi CPWX12WN
Hitachi CPWX12WN
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Hitachi CPWX12WN

A 2000:1 280 x 800 projector with poor reviews
2000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Dec 2012
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Hitachi CPWX12WN Review

1 Review
Average Features
4 Years Old
£103 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 30?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £103 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Hitachi projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Very short service life of lamp

Hitachi CPWX12WN In-Depth Analysis


Poor Expert Reviews

Data projector expert review site scored this projector 60 out of 100. Experts don't rate this data projector very highly.

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Has an Air Filter

The CPWX12WN has an air filter, as do most of the other data projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Hitachi CPWX12WN has one of the shorter service life of lamps amongst multimedia projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of data projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CPWX12WN has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CPWX12WN does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the Hitachi CPWX12WN has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The CPWX12WN has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,600 ANSI lumens) amongst data projectors of this age. 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.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in December 2012.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the CPWX12WN is £103 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwx12wn
Barcodes 04902530936001
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