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Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WU5500

A Great Value for Money 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Projector
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 38dB Jan 2016
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Hitachi CP-WU5500 Review

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11 Great Features
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17 Months Old
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.

Hitachi CP-WU5500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other recently released projectors, the CP-WU5500 does not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-WU5500 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-WU5500 has a fairly bright projector brightness (5,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other recently released similar spec projectors. The average projector brightness of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this projector is 4,100 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 600 ANSI lumens to 16,000 ANSI lumens.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

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

A WUXGA (1920x1200) projector native resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all latest 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

The worst resolution amongst comparable types of data projector is XGA (1024x768).

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU5500 has an air filter, as do most of the other recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The CP-WU5500 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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RoHS Compliance

The CP-WU5500 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Supports Password Protection

The Hitachi CP-WU5500 supports password protection. Most of the other recently released projectors also support password protection.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-WU5500 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ceiling Mountable

The Hitachi CP-WU5500 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The CP-WU5500 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other new data projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The CP-WU5500 does not have a DVI port, although this is within the context that most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 300 Watts, the CP-WU5500 has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age. The bulb powers of 10000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector range from 170W to 430W.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the similar spec multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to this multimedia projector the noise levels range from 27dB to 48dB. At 38 decibels, the CP-WU5500 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other similar age projectors.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This projector has been on the market since January 2016.


Hitachi CP-WU5500 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-WU5500 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 330,266 product attributes, 16,044 projector reviews and 2,352,100 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 1920x1200, hitachi cpwu5500, hitachi p239544p, hitachi p238500p, part 1920x1200
Barcodes 00050585155220

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