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Hitachi CP-WU8450

72

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Hitachi CP-WU8450

$2,296.00
Hitachi CP-WU8450
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A fully featured and economical to run moderate noise level WUXGA multimedia projector, but representing only average value for money
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 3000:1 No Jan 2013
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Hitachi CP-WU8450 LCD Projector WUXGA 1920 x 1200 Resolution 5000 Lumens
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HITACHI CP-WU8450 LCD Projector - 1080p - HDTV - 16:10 /SECAM, NTSC, PAL - 1920 x 1200 - WUXGA - 3,000:1 - 5000 lm - HDMI - USB - VGA In - Fast Ethernet - 445 W - 3 Year Warranty / CP-WU8450 /
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Hitachi CP-WU8450 Review

With excellent features and low running costs, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WU8450 number 644 across all projectors.
65
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some great features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Long life lamp
On screen display (osd)
Progressive scan
Vertical keystone correction
Audio pass through
Centralised reporting function
Messenger
My button
Ultra quiet
Input source naming
Quick on/off
Daytime mode
Virtually maintenance free
Template function
HDMI
Brighter than average projector brightness
AMX device discovery
Wireless networking
Advanced networking
Vertical projection
PC-less presentations
Optional lenses
Low TCO
Blackboard/Whiteboard mode
Security features
Hybrid filter
3LCD
Has a handheld remote control
Has a built-in speaker
Energy efficiency saver

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Hitachi CP-WU8450 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The CP-WU8450 has an average 5 year running cost of $68 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The CP-WU8450 has a higher resolution than most multimedia projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The CP-WU8450's noise level of 35dB is fairly average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 59% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-WU8450's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 74% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8450's projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 17% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of all data projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h. The service life of lamp of the CP-WU8450 of only 2,500h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is shorter than 90% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WU8450 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WU8450 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-WU8450's bulb power of 245W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 39% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other data projectors, the Hitachi CP-WU8450 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8450 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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