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29

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-A222

A fully featured and cheap to run 4000:1 1024 x 768 projector
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Jan 2013
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Hitachi CP-A222 Review

With excellent features but low running costs, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-A222 number 842 across all projectors.
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Not Currently for Sale
85
Fully-Featured
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4 Years Old
60
£99 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £99 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some great features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Features noise reduction
HD-Ready
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Hitachi CP-A222 In-Depth Analysis

Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the CP-A222 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 multimedia projector, which is the most common resolution. In addition, this Hitachi data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Multimedia projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-A222 features noise reduction, as do most of the other data projectors.

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HD-Ready

The CP-A222 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Hitachi CP-A222 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other multimedia projectors. The average projector brightness of projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Average Noise Level

The CP-A222 has a fairly average noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-A222 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Has a Mounting Brackets Included

The CP-A222 has a mounting brackets included. Most of the other projectors also have a mounting brackets included.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-A222 has a built-in display. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-A222 has an air filter, as do most of the other projectors.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h, the longest is 40,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 6,700h. At only 3,000 hours, the Hitachi CP-A222 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Supports AVI and MOV

The CP-A222 has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MPEG, but this video formats supported is not supported by this multimedia projector. The video formats supported AVI and MOV are also supported by this projector.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-A222 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The CP-A222 has a digital gamma correction. Most of the other multimedia projectors also have a digital gamma correction.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was January 2013 when this data projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-A222 has an average running cost of £99 over 1 year based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Hitachi CP-A222 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-A222 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 331,190 product attributes, 16,152 projector reviews and 2,333,000 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi ust1wallarm, hitachi cpa222wnm, hitachi cpa2201n, sahara cpa222nm
Barcodes 00050585153158, 00050585153554, 04902530963434

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