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Hitachi CP-WU8451

A fully featured 5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
5000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) Yes 37dB Apr 2015
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Hitachi CP-WU8451 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WU8451 as follows for Summary.
50
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
24
$124 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $124 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 17% of all 1,756 projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports password protection
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Very short service life of lamp
Only 1,080 video mode

Hitachi CP-WU8451 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Supports Password Protection

The CP-WU8451 supports password protection. Most of the other multimedia projectors also support password protection.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The CP-WU8451 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. Data projectors projector native resolutions range from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The CP-WU8451 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 2,500 hours, the Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 525i|625i|1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8451 has an air filter, as do most of the other projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CP-WU8451 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.

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Quite Loud Noise Level

Across all the multimedia projectors the noise levels range from 10dB to 93dB. With a noise level of 37 decibels, the CP-WU8451 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Quite Bright Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of 5,000 ANSI lumens, the Hitachi CP-WU8451 has one of the brighter projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Hitachi CP-WU8451 features noise reduction. Most of the other projectors also feature noise reduction.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WU8451 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Quite Big Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 3.5W and 3,000W. With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the CP-WU8451 has one of the bigger bulb powers amongst projectors of this age.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-WU8451 has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This data projector was released in April 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The CP-WU8451 is in the most expensive 17% of all 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the CP-WU8451 is $124.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwu8451y, hitachi 1920x1200, hitachi draper
Barcodes 00050585154636, 04902530085044

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