Hitachi CP-WU8460


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Hitachi CP-WU8460

Hitachi CP-WU8460

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A good spec but 5 year old moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
39dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 3000:1 No Mar 2013
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Hitachi CP-WU8460 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WU8460 as follows:
Good Features
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

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 $93 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,027 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Key features - WUXGA resolution and 6,000 lumens white/color output
Accentualizer - advanced image processing
Picture by picture and picture in picture
Two speed motorized zoom, focus and lens shift control
HDMI 2 inputs
20,000 hours hybrid filter
2,500 hours lamp life (eco mode)
360 display rotation
MS-1 / ms-1wl switcher products
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-WU8460 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The CP-WU8460 is in the most expensive 16% of all 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CP-WU8460 will cost $93 over 5 years to run.

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1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-WU8460 has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all data projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The CP-WU8460's noise level of 39dB is in the loudest 12% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The CP-WU8460's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than 72% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-WU8460 of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 91% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The CP-WU8460's service life of lamp of only 2,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the shortest 6% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WU8460 has a handheld remote control. 80% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Hitachi CP-WU8460's bulb power of 365W is in the biggest 10% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8460 has an air filter, unlike 96% of data projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-WU8460 supports full HD. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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