Hitachi CP-WU8700
Hitachi CP-WU8700
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Hitachi CP-WU8700

A fully featured 10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) projector
10000:1 WUXGA (1920x1200) No 37dB Oct 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CP-WU8700 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-WU8700 as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
$145 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 28?

With it being less than a year since it was released by Hitachi, this projector features some of the latest projector technology. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $145 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 11% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
WUXGA (1920x1200) resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
Only 1,080 video mode

Hitachi CP-WU8700 In-Depth Analysis


Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Hitachi CP-WU8700 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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WUXGA (1920x1200) Resolution

The CP-WU8700 has a maximum resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200). That's over 10 times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-WU8700 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-WU8700 has an air filter. Most of the other projectors also have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WU8700 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The CP-WU8700 has a fairly bright projector brightness (7,000 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The CP-WU8700 has a zoom capability. Most of the other data projectors do not have a zoom capability.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-WU8700 of 430 Watts is one of the biggest amongst data projectors. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W.

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Released Nine Months Ago

It was October 2016 when this Hitachi data projector was released.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the CP-WU8700 is $145, which makes it one of the least economic to run multimedia projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwu8700ml, hitachi 1920x1200, hitachi cpwu8700w, hitachi p250287p, hitachi p239673p, hitachi p237793p
Barcodes 04902530108408
1h longer service life of lamp
18% cheaper to run
6% quieter noise level
A lot dimmer projector brightness
Slightly quieter noise level
More expensive to run over five years by 34%