Hitachi CP-AW3003 vs Panasonic PT-VW535

Hitachi CP-AW3003
Panasonic PT-VW535

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Overstock
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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 supports full HD, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
One more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
Slightly quieter noise level Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 has a noise level of 36dB, but the Panasonic PT-VW535 is a 37dB 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 16W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W higher than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (10W).
Lighter Edit
Hitachi CP-AW3003 is 4.3kg heavy. That's 600g lighter than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (4.9kg).
$468 cheaper
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 costs $1,166.99, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 is $1,634.95.
4 Reasons For
34% brighter projector brightness Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens. That's 1,700 ANSI lumens brighter than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
8% bigger bulb power Edit
Panasonic PT-VW535 is 270W lamp power. That's 20W bigger than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (270W).
Six audio (L,R) ins Edit
The number of audio (L,R) ins on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is six, but the Hitachi CP-AW3003 only has one audio (L,R) in.
Available from 2 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 brightness. That's 1,700 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (5,000 ANSI lumens).
Smaller bulb power Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a 250W lamp power projector. That's 20W smaller than the Panasonic PT-VW535 (270W).
Only one audio (L,R) in Edit
The Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a one audio (L,R) in projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VW535 only has six audio (L,R) ins.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Hitachi CP-AW3003, however 3 shops 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
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 does not support full HD, however the Hitachi CP-AW3003 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Panasonic PT-VW535 is one, but the Hitachi CP-AW3003 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
One less VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is a two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-AW3003 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
1dB louder noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a noise level of 37dB, however the Hitachi CP-AW3003 is a 36dB 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 10W RMS rated power projector. That's 6W lower than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (10W).
13% heavier Edit
The Panasonic PT-VW535 has a weight of 4.9kg. That's 600g heavier than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 (4.9kg).
$468 more expensive
The Panasonic PT-VW535 is more expensive than the Hitachi CP-AW3003 by $467.96.

Date Released

34 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 83.36
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.64
Total running cost $ 85.00
Purchase price $ 1,166.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,251.99
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ -
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ -

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.
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Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 5000:1
 5000:1
Projector Native 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)
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 35
Matrix Size
0.59" Unknown - Click to provide data
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
2,200 ANSI lumens Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.35:1
BEST
 1.35:1
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 100 30 - 300
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
6,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
250W 270W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
4,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Lens System

Aperture Range (F-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.60 - 1.90
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.31 - 24.64
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HD-Ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HD-Ready
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 Ports
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
1 6
BEST
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Storage

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Noise Level
36dB
BEST
37dB
Noise Level (economic Mode)
29dB 29dB
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Password Protection
 Password protection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Number of Built-In Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Design

Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 White
 White
Product Type
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector

Display

Built-In Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in display

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
350W 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 Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200 - 2700
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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
Depth
360mm 332mm
Width
377mm 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
User Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide
Remote Control Type
 IR
 IR
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
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