Hitachi CP-TW2505 vs NEC NP-U321H-WK

Hitachi CP-TW2505
NEC NP-U321H-WK

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In stock

Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Longer lamp service life Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector. That's 2h longer than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (3,000hh).
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has one USB 2.0 port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports on the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is three, but the NEC NP-U321H-WK only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
5% lighter Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 4.5kgg heavy projector. That's 0.2g lighter than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (4.7kgg).
2% narrower Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a width of 376mmmm. That's 7mm narrower than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (383mmmm).
$1,056 cheaper
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is $1,056.01 cheaper than the NEC NP-U321H-WK.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this projector and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
2 Reasons For
A lot brighter projector brightness Edit
NEC NP-U321H-WK is 3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector (1 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Moderately bigger lamp power Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has a lamp power of 260WW, whereas the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 250WW lamp power projector (10W smaller).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 1 ANSI lumens dimmer than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (3,200 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 250WW lamp power projector. That's 10W smaller than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (260WW).
8 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter lamp service life Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has a lamp service life of 3,000hh, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 5,000hh lamp service life projector (2h longer).
Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a one USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-TW2505 only has three USB 2.0 ports.
Only two VGA (D-Sub) ports Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has two VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
0.2g heavier Edit
NEC NP-U321H-WK is 4.7kgg heavy, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 4.5kgg heavy projector (0.2g lighter).
7mm wider Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 383mmmm wide projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 376mmmm wide projector (7mm narrower).
More expensive by $1,056
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is $1,056.01 more expensive than the Hitachi CP-TW2505.
Not as many stockists
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is stocked by 2 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this projector.
Older by two months
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is two months older than the Hitachi CP-TW2505.

Date Released

19 months Ago 21 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 10000:1
 10000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 1080p (1920x1080)
 1080p (1920x1080)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,700 ANSI lumens 3,200 ANSI lumens
BEST
Horizontal Keystone Correction
-5 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Keystone Correction
-5 - 5 -5 - 5
Minimum Vertical Synchronization
0.05kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Horizontal Synchronization
106kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Vertical Synchronization
0.12kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Horizontal Synchronization
15kHz Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Projection Distance
0.13 - 0.41 0.474 - 0.558
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 100 85 - 100
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
10,000h 4,000h
BEST
Lamp Power
250W 260W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

Throw Ratio
 0.25:1
 0.25:1
BEST
Aperture Range
1.8 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual
Fixed Focal Length
4.21 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
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
Component Video in Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
Headphone Output
1 1
Audio in Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
2
HDMI Port
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
BEST
 100
 10

Storage

Optical Disc Player
 Not included
 Not included

Performance

Noise Level
Unknown - Click to provide data 34dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 120

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W 8W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Wall-mounted projector
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Typical Power Consumption
360W 323W
BEST
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 272W
Power Consumption During PowerSave
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.18W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 5 - 40

Certificates

Certification
RCM, UL USA UL 60950-1 FCC Class B, C-UL CSA 60950-1 ICES-003 Class B

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg
BEST
4.7kg
Height
137mm
BEST
85mm
Depth
361mm 308mm
BEST
Width
376mm
BEST
383mm

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST

Technical Details

Focus Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.4
RMS Output Power (max)
16 Unknown - Click to provide data
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