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Hitachi CP-WU5500
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Hitachi CP-WU5500 Projector

10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) 38dB 5,200 ANSI Lumens Jan 2016
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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-WU5500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other latest similar spec data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available that you might also want to consider including the Epson EB-580S[plb_3357331_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of other multimedia projectors which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at including the Epson EB-585WS[plb_3357332_price], or the Hitachi CP-WU5505[plb_3255480_price].

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector Native Resolution

The CP-WU5500 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800).

This multimedia projector's resolution (WUXGA (1920x1200)) is in fact the best resolution across all 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that came out around the same time as the CP-WU5500.

The worst resolution across comparable types of multimedia projector is XGA (1024x768).

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most of the other recently released comparable spec projectors only have between one and two HDMI ports quantitys, however the CP-WU5500 has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

At only 29 decibels, the CP-WU5500 has a fairly quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched in the last year. The average noise level (economic mode) of recently released similar spec projectors is 30dB, and the noise level (economic mode)s range from 28dB to 39dB.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WU5500 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other multimedia projectors that have been around for around the same time as the CP-WU5500 also do not support full HD.

It is worth also looking at alternative data projectors which also support full HD including the Hitachi CP-WX5500[plb_3397843_price], or the Optoma EH490[plb_3806984_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been available for the last year, the CP-WU5500 does not support 3D.

We compared all the other projectors which also support 3D to this projector and we think the Optoma EH490[plb_3806984_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the CP-WU5500 do not support wi-Fi. The CP-WU5500 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other multimedia projectors which also support wi-Fi to this projector and we think the Hitachi CP-WX5500[plb_3397843_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

The average noise level of data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the CP-WU5500 is 35dB, and the noise levels range from 28dB to 41dB. The CP-WU5500 has a fairly loud noise level (38 decibels) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that came out around the same time as the CP-WU5500.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 4,000 hours, the CP-WU5500 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that are a comparable age to the CP-WU5500. The average service life of lamp of recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors is 8,600h, and the service life of lamps range from 2,500h to 30,000h.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most similar spec data projectors that have been available for around the same time as the CP-WU5500 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the CP-WU5500 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The Hitachi CP-WU5500 is a one audio (L,R) in data projector. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio data projectors that have been available for a similar time to the CP-WU5500 have between one and two audio (L,R) ins.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

Most projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the CP-WU5500 have one number of built-in speakers, including the Hitachi CP-WU5500 which has one number of built-in speakers.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi CP-WU5500

Released Twelve Months Ago

This Hitachi data projector has been on the market for twelve months.

Average Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,200 ANSI lumens, the CP-WU5500 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the CP-WU5500.

If you are looking for a projector with a brighter projector brightness then you might also want to look at the Hitachi CP-X5550[plb_3255925_price] (5,800 ANSI lumens) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Keystone Correction, Horizontal
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Matrix Size
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Vertical Lens Shift Range
Horizontal Lens Shift Range
Focus
Video
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
AUX in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
HDMI Connector Type
AC (power) in
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Air Filter
On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Password Protection
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Ceiling Mountable
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (max)
AC Input Frequency
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Remote Control Type
Handheld Remote Control
Batteries Included
Cables Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi p239544, hitachi p238500, hitachi cpwu5500, hitachi p239544p, hitachi p238500p, special cpwu5500, special cpwu5500e, hitachi 1920x1200, special cpwu5500eu
Barcodes 00050585155220

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