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Hitachi CP-TW2505 vs Panasonic PT-VX600

Hitachi CP-TW2505 vs Panasonic PT-VX600

Hitachi CP-TW2505
Panasonic PT-VX600

Top Prices

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Full HD Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 supports full HD, but the Panasonic PT-VX600 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.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has an Ethernet LAN, but the Panasonic PT-VX600 does not have an Ethernet LAN.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a built-in speaker(s), but the Panasonic PT-VX600 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Cheaper to run by $2.81
Over five years the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is $2.81 cheaper to run than the Panasonic PT-VX600. Read more
4 Reasons For
Hugely brighter projector brightness Edit
Panasonic PT-VX600 is 5,500 ANSI lumens brightness, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,800 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Slightly bigger bulb power Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX600 is a 270W lamp power projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is only a 250W lamp power projector (20W smaller).
3% quieter noise level Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX600 is a 35dB noise level projector. That's 1dB quieter than the Hitachi CP-TW2505 (35dB). 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.

Ceiling mountable Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX600 is ceiling mountable, however the Hitachi CP-TW2505 is not.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Significantly dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 2,700 ANSI lumens brightness projector, whereas the Panasonic PT-VX600 is a 5,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (2,800 ANSI lumens brighter).
20W smaller bulb power Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a bulb power of 250W, however the Panasonic PT-VX600 is a 270W lamp power projector (20W bigger).
Louder noise level Edit
The Hitachi CP-TW2505 is a 36dB noise level projector. That's 1dB louder than the Panasonic PT-VX600 (35dB). 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.

4 Reasons Against
Does not support full HD Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX600 does not support full HD, but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Panasonic PT-VX600 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Hitachi CP-TW2505 has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

A projector with built in speakers is able to play sound as well as display images.

Built in speakers mean that you don't need a separate amplifier to play sound with the projector image.

Older by seven months
The Panasonic PT-VX600 is seven months older than the Hitachi CP-TW2505.
$2.81 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic PT-VX600 are $93.31 which is $2.81 more than the Hitachi CP-TW2505. Show assumptions.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

23 months Ago 31 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 $ 91.00
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.31
Total running cost $ 93.31

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.
0.59T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.59 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
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
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
 WXGA (1280x800)
Projector Brightness
2,700 ANSI lumens 5,500 ANSI lumens
BEST
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
-5 - 5 ±35
Maximum Analog Resolution
 1024 x 768
 1024 x 768
BEST
Keystone Correction, Vertical
-5 - 5 ±35
Vertical Synchronization (min)
0.05kHz 24kHz
Horizontal Synchronization (max)
106kHz
BEST
91kHz
Vertical Synchronization (max)
0.12kHz 100kHz
BEST
Horizontal Synchronization (min)
15kHz 15kHz
Colours
16.7M Unknown - Click to provide data
Zoom Ratio
 1.6:1
 1.6:1
BEST
Projection Distance
0.13 - 0.41 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
 16:10
 16:9
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
60 - 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Projection Technology
 LCD
 LCD
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Lamps

Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 1lamp(s)
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
10,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
Lamp Type
 UHM
 UHM
Bulb Power
250W 270W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
5,000h 5,000h

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.6x
Aperture Range (F-F)
1.8 - 1.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Fixed Focal Length
4.21 Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
 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 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
AUX in
 AUX in
Unknown - Click to provide data
S-Video Inputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
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 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
3
BEST
1
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
BEST
 Ethernet LAN

Storage

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

Performance

Noise Level
36dB 35dB
BEST
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Windows)
Air Filter
 Air filter
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Ceiling Mountable
 Ceiling mountable
 Ceiling mountable
BEST
Colour
 White
 White
Product Type
 Wall-mounted projector
 Wall-mounted projector

Power

Power Source
 AC
 DC
 AC
 DC
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4W
Power Consumption (typical)
360W
BEST
362W
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 8W
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
RCM, UL Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
4.5kg
BEST
4.8kg
Height
137mm 125mm
Depth
361mm 332mm
Width
376mm 389mm

Technical Details

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