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Hitachi CP-WU8451 Review
|Value for Money||
|Not Currently for Sale|
|$124 Over 1 Year|
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
Supports Password Protection
The CP-WU8451 supports password protection. Most of the other multimedia projectors also support password protection.
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).
The CP-WU8451 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors do not support Wi-Fi.
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.
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.
Has an Air Filter
The CP-WU8451 has an air filter, as do most of the other projectors.
The CP-WU8451 is RoHS compliance, as are most of the other projectors.
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.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.
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.
Features Noise Reduction
The Hitachi CP-WU8451 features noise reduction. Most of the other projectors also feature noise reduction.
Supports Full HD
The CP-WU8451 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.
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.
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.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This data projector was released in April 2015.
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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||hitachi cpwu8451y, hitachi 1920x1200, hitachi draper|