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Hitachi CP-TW2505 vs NEC NP-U321H-WK

Hitachi CP-TW2505 vs NEC NP-U321H-WK

Hitachi CP-TW2505
NEC NP-U321H-WK

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Longer service life of lamp Edit
Hitachi CP-TW2505 is 5,000h lamp service life. That's 2,000h longer than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (3,000h).
Cheaper to run by $8.05
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 only costs $90.50 to run over five years however the NEC NP-U321H-WK costs $98.55 to run (9% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Brighter projector brightness Edit
NEC NP-U321H-WK is 3,200 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (500 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Moderately bigger bulb power Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 260W lamp power projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 250W lamp power projector (10W smaller).
6% quieter noise level Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 34dB noise level projector. That's 2dB quieter than the Hitachi CP-TW2505 (34dB). 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.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
500 ANSI lumens dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 500 ANSI lumens dimmer than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (3,200 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a bulb power of 250W. That's 10W smaller than the NEC NP-U321H-WK (260W).
Slightly louder noise level Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a noise level of 36dB, whereas the NEC NP-U321H-WK is a 34dB noise level projector (2dB 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.

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3 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter service life of lamp Edit
The NEC NP-U321H-WK has a service life of lamp of 3,000h, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 5,000h lamp service life projector (2,000h longer).
Older by two months
The NEC NP-U321H-WK is two months older than the Hitachi CP-TW2505.
$8.05 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the NEC NP-U321H-WK costs $98.55 to run which is $8.05 more to run than the Hitachi CP-TW2505. Show assumptions.

Date Released

23 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 90.50
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 90.50
Electricity cost - switched on $ 81.20
Electricity cost - standby $ 17.35
Total running cost $ 98.55
Purchase price $ 1,898.69
Total cost of ownership $ 1,997.24
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.57T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.62T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.62 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

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

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h
BEST
4,000h
Bulb Power
250W 260W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h
BEST
3,000h

Lens System

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

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 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
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HD-Ready
 HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
 AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Serial Interface Type
 RS-232
 RS-232
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 1
Composite Video in
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 Connector Type
 Full-size
 Full-size

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
BEST
 100
 10
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
36dB 34dB
BEST
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29dB
Air Filter
 Air filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 100
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 120
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
8W
Built-In Speaker
1 1

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Form Factor
 Desktop
 Desktop
Colour
 White
 White
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Product Type
 Wall-mounted projector
 Desktop projector
 Wall-mounted projector
 Desktop projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Power Consumption (typical)
360W 323W
BEST
Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 272W
Power Consumption (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
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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 85mm
Depth
361mm 308mm
Width
376mm 383mm

Packaging Content

Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Cables 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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