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Hitachi CPAW252WN

79

Overall Score

Hitachi CPAW252WN

$1,299.00
Hitachi CP-AW252
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A fully featured and very economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with a reasonable price
34dB 1280 X 800 4000:1 No Nov 2012
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Hitachi CP-AW252 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-AW252 number 456 across all projectors.
81
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$60 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $60 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Ultra short throw distance
Bundled with wall mount and table-top use kit
Security functions
Hybrid filter
HDMI input
Manual vertical / horizontal keystone
Projection method: mirror type
Saver/Eco mode with image care technology
Has a built-in speaker
16 watt internal speakers
Wireless option
Contrast ratio: 4,000:1
WXGA resolution: 1,280 x 800 color pixels
Brightness: 2,500 lumens
RoHS compliance
Has a handheld remote control
5 years manufacturer's warranty

Hitachi CP-AW252 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-AW252 is $60, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on data projectors.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The CP-AW252's contrast ratio (typical) of only 4,000 is in the lowest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-AW252's noise level of 34dB is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 47% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The CP-AW252's projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 18% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Hitachi CP-AW252 of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 25% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-AW252 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-AW252 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-AW252 of 215W is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 61% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CP-AW252 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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HD-Ready

The CP-AW252 is HD-Ready. 80% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-AW252 has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-AW252 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi hitachicpaw252wn, hitachi cpaw252wnm, hitachi 1280x800, sahara cpaw252nm, acer cpaw252wnm

Barcodes:

00050585153240, 00050585153257, 00132018032916, 00163121204624, 00168141610554, 00172302796964, 00172304336281, 00505851532408, 00658700903291

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