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Hitachi CP-A222
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Hitachi CP-A222 Projector

4000:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB 2,200 ANSI Lumens Oct 2012
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The light weight and compact CP-A222WNM Ultimate Short Throw projector offers the highest quality images with a compelling design and low cost of ownership. With the bundled wall mount and... More
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9 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec, the Hitachi CP-A222 has a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

Across all the projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the CP-A222 the noise levels range from 30dB to 42dB, and the average noise level is 36dB. At only 34 decibels, the Hitachi CP-A222 has a fairly quiet noise level compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the CP-A222.

If you are not worried about having a louder noise level then you might also want to consider the Hitachi CPAW252WNM[plb_1852174_price] (34dB).

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the CP-A222 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the CP-A222 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most of the other comparable spec projectors that were launched more than two years ago only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Hitachi CP-A222 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Two Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) Ins

The Hitachi CP-A222 is a two component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in projector.

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Two Audio (L,R) Ins

The CP-A222 is a two audio (L,R) in data projector. Most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two audio (L,R) ins.

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Supports Two Video Formats Supporteds

The number of supported video formats on the CP-A222 is more than most projectors that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MP4, but this video formats supported is not supported by this multimedia projector. The video formats supporteds AVI and MOV are also supported by this projector.

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Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the CP-A222 is more than most comparable spec projectors that were released around the same time as it. This multimedia projector supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a similar time to the CP-A222. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this projector.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

At only 28 decibels, the CP-A222 has a quite quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as the CP-A222. The average noise level (economic mode) of 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the CP-A222 is 30dB.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the CP-A222 do not support wi-Fi. The Hitachi CP-A222 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a wi-Fi and we think the NEC L51W[plb_1496151_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Most multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the CP-A222 do not support full HD. The CP-A222 is no exception to this as it too does not support full HD.

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Does Not Support 3D

The CP-A222 does not support 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the CP-A222 also do not support 3D.

Other projectors which also support 3D that you might also want to consider include the NEC L51W[plb_1496151_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors of a comparable age and spec to the CP-A222 is 500 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 13,000 ANSI lumens. 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 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

If this 4000:1 contrast ratio data projector projector brightness is too dim for you then you might want to look at the Hitachi CPAW252WNM[plb_1852174_price] (2,500 ANSI lumens).

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Very Dim Projector Brightness (economic Mode)

Projectors that have been available for a similar time to the CP-A222 have projector brightness (economic mode)s of between 1,500 ANSI lumens and 3,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness (economic mode) is 2,100 ANSI lumens. The CP-A222 has a quite dim projector brightness (economic mode) (only 1,500 ANSI lumen) compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the CP-A222.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

Across all the projectors of this spec and age the bulb powers range from 180W to 380W, and the average bulb power is 230W. With a bulb power of only 215 Watts, the CP-A222 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)

The service life of lamp (economic mode)s of 4000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago range from 3,000h to 8,500h. At only 5,000 hours, the CP-A222 has a fairly short service life of lamp (economic mode) compared to most of the other projectors of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi CP-A222

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Hitachi data projector was released over four years ago.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Digital Gamma Correction
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Number of Colours
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Progressive Scan Output
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) Out
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB Connector Type
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Noise Reduction
Air Filter
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug and Play
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Image Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Auto Power Off
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Brackets Included
Batteries Included
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.80
Electricity cost when on standby $1.95
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.75
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cpa222, A222WNM, cpa222n, cpa222nm, hitachi ust1, hitachi a222, hitachi a222w, sahara cpa222, hitachi ust1w, hitachi ust1wa, hitachi a222wn, sahara cpa222n, hitachi cpa222, hitachi ust1wal, hitachi cpa2201, hitachi p156325, hitachi a222wnm, sahara cpa222nm, hitachi cpa222w, hitachi cpa222wn, hitachi ust1wall, hitachi cpa2201n, hitachi p156325p, hitachi ust1walla, hitachi cpa222wnm, hitachi ust1wallar, hitachi ust1wallarm
Barcodes 00050585153158, 00050585153554, 04902530963434
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