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Hitachi CP-WU8600

67

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WU8600

Hitachi CP-WU8600

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A good spec but 2 year old moderate noise level WUXGA projector, with OK running costs
35dB 1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) 10000:1 No Mar 2016
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Hitachi CP-WU8600 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WU8600 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$110 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

Hitachi CP-WU8600 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the CP-WU8600 is $110 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run projectors.

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Features

1920 X 1200 (WUXGA) Resolution

The CP-WU8600 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-WU8600's noise level of 35dB is pretty standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 50% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-WU8600's contrast ratio (typical) of 10,000 is relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is higher than 51% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8600's projector brightness of 6,000 ANSI lumens is brighter than 90% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Hitachi CP-WU8600's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is shorter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the shortest 20% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WU8600 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-WU8600 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The CP-WU8600's bulb power of 370W is bigger than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is bigger than 92% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The smallest bulb power of data projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8600 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The CP-WU8600 has a zoom capability, which is unusual. 91% of projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WU8600 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpwu8600w, acer cpwu8600w

Barcodes:

04902530106640

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