Hitachi CP-AW3003 vs Panasonic PT-VW535

Hitachi CP-AW3003
Panasonic PT-VW535

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a three USB 2.0 port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has one USB 2.0 port.
One more VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports.
Slightly quieter noise level Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 has a noise level of 36dBdB, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 37dBdB noise level projector (1dB louder). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a 16WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (10WW).
Lighter Edit
Hitachi CP-AW3003 is 4.3kgg heavy. That's 0.6g lighter than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (4.9kgg).
4% narrower Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a 377mmmm wide projector. That's 12mm narrower than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (389mmmm).
$468 cheaper
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 costs $1,166.99, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 is $1,634.95.
4 Reasons For
40% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens. That's 2 ANSI lumens brighter than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
8% bigger lamp power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 270WW lamp power projector. That's 20W bigger than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (270WW).
Six audio in ports Edit
The number of audio in ports on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is six, but the Hitachi CP-AW3003 only has one audio in port.
Available from 3 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
Hitachi CP-AW3003 is only 3,300 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens brightness. That's 2 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (5,000 ANSI lumens ANSI lumens).
Smaller lamp power Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a 250WW lamp power projector. That's 20W smaller than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (270WW).
Only one audio in port Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a one audio in port projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has six audio in ports.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Hitachi CP-AW3003, however 4 retailers sell the Panasonic PT-VW535. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this projector remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Five months older
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is older than the Panasonic PT-VW535 by five months.
7 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is one, but the Hitachi CP-AW3003 only has three USB 2.0 ports.
One less VGA (D-Sub) port Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a two VGA (D-Sub) port projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-AW3003 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports.
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a noise level of 37dBdB, however the Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a 36dBdB noise level projector (1dB quieter). Read more

The noise level of the projector is the amount of noise that the projector makes (caused by the cooling fan inside the projector) when it is running.

A lower noise level means that the projector will be quieter when it is running. This means that you will be able to appreciate the quieter parts of films better without the background noise of the projector running.

60% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 10WW RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (10WW).
13% heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a weight of 4.9kgg. That's 0.6g heavier than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (4.9kgg).
Wider Edit
Panasonic PT-VW535 is 389mmmm wide. That's 12mm wider than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (389mmmm).
$468 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is more expensive than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 by $467.96.

Date Released

33 months Ago 29 months Ago

Projector

Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
Native Projector Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
3,300 ANSI lumens 5,000 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Horizontal Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Vertical Keystone Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Matrix Size
0.59" Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness in Economy Mode
2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Supported Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Compatible Screen Size
60 - 100 30 - 300
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
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Lamp Power
250W 270W
BEST
Lamp Service Life
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Aperture Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.60 - 1.90
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.31 - 24.64
Focus Mode
 Manual
 Manual

Video

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
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
1 6
BEST
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
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

Networking

Ethernet LAN Data Transfer Rate
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST

Performance

Noise Level
36dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level in Economy Mode
29dB 29dB

Multimedia

RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Form Factor
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption On Standby
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
350W Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200 - 2700
Relative Humidity Operational Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
UL/C-UL, FCC, AS/NZS CISPR22, CE, ROHS, GOST-R Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.3kg
BEST
4.9kg
Height
136mm 125mm
BEST
Depth
360mm 332mm
BEST
Width
377mm
BEST
389mm

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
LiveViewer for Win (ver.6.21), LiveViewer for Mac (ver. 1.02.1024), Projector Management Application (ver.7.18), Projector Control Application (ver.4.13), Projector Image Tool (ver.3.2), Projector Messenger Tool (ver.1.5) Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
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