Epson PowerLite 955W vs Hitachi CP-TW2505

Epson PowerLite 955W
Hitachi CP-TW2505

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a projector brightness of 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
1.6g lighter Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a weight of 2.9kgg, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 4.5kgg heavy projector (1.6g heavier).
82mm narrower Edit
Epson PowerLite 955W is 294mmmm wide, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 376mmmm wide projector (82mm wider).
Cheaper by $506
The Epson PowerLite 955W costs $506.44 less than the Hitachi CP-TW2505.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
4 Reasons For
Higher number of colours Edit
Hitachi CP-TW2505 is 16.7MM colour. That's 15.7M higher than the Epson PowerLite 955W (16.7MM).
Bigger lamp power Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a lamp power of 250WW, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is only a 200WW lamp power projector (50W smaller).
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is three, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has two USB 2.0 ports.
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is two, but the Epson PowerLite 955W only has one HDMI port.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
16x lower number of colours Edit
Epson PowerLite 955W is only 1,070MM colour. That's 15.7M lower than the Hitachi CP-TW2505 (16.7MM).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Epson PowerLite 955W has a lamp power of 200WW, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 250WW lamp power projector (50W bigger).
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Epson PowerLite 955W is two, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 only has three USB 2.0 ports.
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Epson PowerLite 955W is one, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 only has two HDMI ports.
Older by over one year
The Epson PowerLite 955W is 20 months older than the Hitachi CP-TW2505.
5 Reasons Against
A lot dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a projector brightness of 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens, however the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 3,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens brighter).
1.6g heavier Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a weight of 4.5kgg, however the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 2.9kgg heavy projector (1.6g lighter).
Wider Edit
Hitachi CP-TW2505 is 376mmmm wide, but the Epson PowerLite 955W is a 294mmmm wide projector (82mm narrower).
More expensive by $506
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is $506.44 more expensive than the Epson PowerLite 955W.
Less retailers
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only stocked by 2 shops, whereas the Epson PowerLite 955W is stocked by 3 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

38 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 73.31
Electricity cost - standby $ 16.92
Total running cost $ 90.23
Purchase price $ 886.55
Total cost of ownership $ 976.78
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
2,700 ANSI lumens
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -5 - 5
Vertical Keystone Correction
-30 - 30 -5 - 5
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05kHz
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 106kHz
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.12kHz
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
Unknown - Click to provide data 15kHz
Colour Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
White Light Output
3,000 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
1,070M 16.7M
BEST
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
BEST
 1.6:1
Projection Distance
0.84 - 8.4 0.13 - 0.41
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
29 - 280 60 - 100
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
6,000h
BEST
10,000h
Lamp Type
 UHE
 UHE
Lamp Power
200W 250W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Aperture Range
1.51 - 1.99 1.8 - 1.8
Focal Length Range
18.2 - 29.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Fixed Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.21

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL 60

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Port
1 1
S-Video Input
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
2 2
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3 3
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
37dB Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W 16W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot Type
 Kensington
 Kensington
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
299W
BEST
360W
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
221W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption During PowerSave
221W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
Voltage Tolerance
10% Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data RCM, UL

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.9kg
BEST
4.5kg
Height
89mm 137mm
BEST
Depth
271mm
BEST
361mm
Width
294mm
BEST
376mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

RMS Output Power (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16
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