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Hitachi CP-WX8255A
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Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WX8255A

A fully featured and highly recommended 3000:1 280 x 800 projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 37dB Feb 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CP-WX8255A Review

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Not Currently for Sale
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Good Features
25
$122 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
27
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It has exceptional user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
It has running costs of $122 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 18% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
This Hitachi projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Supports AVI, M-JPEG and 1 more video formats supported
Does not have a 3D glasses included
Very short service life of lamp

Hitachi CP-WX8255A In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-WX8255A has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The CP-WX8255A does not have a 3D glasses included. Most of the other projectors do have a 3D glasses included.

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Supports AVI, M-JPEG and 1 More Video Formats Supported

The CP-WX8255A has a greater number of supported video formats than most projectors. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MPEG, but this video formats supported is not supported by this multimedia projector. The video formats supported AVI, MOV and M-JPEG are also supported by this data projector.

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Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-WX8255A has a relatively average noise level (37 decibels) compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

With a bulb power of 330 Watts, the CP-WX8255A has a quite big bulb power compared to most of the other projectors. The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. The Hitachi CP-WX8255A has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,500 hours) amongst projectors of this age.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Hitachi CP-WX8255A features noise reduction. Most of the other multimedia projectors also feature noise reduction.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of data projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens, the CP-WX8255A has a quite bright projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many multimedia projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-WX8255A has a built-in display, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not have a built-in display.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Supports Full HD

The CP-WX8255A supports full HD, unlike most of the other data projectors which do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was February 2013 when this Hitachi data projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The CP-WX8255A is in the most expensive 18% of all 1,756 data projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the CP-WX8255A will cost $122 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax prcpwx8255a, generic cpwx8255a, hitachi cpwx8255a, visipax cpwx8255a
Barcodes 00000011029925, 00050585152878, 00050585153530, 00115971219167, 00115971221122, 00132017738987, 00132018548660, 00151903137260, 00163120857739, 00163121416737, 00505851535300, 00658700903451, 00779184218937, 00804067181647, 00806296580192, 00807034602251, 00808112767282, 00808112922063, 00809393883982, 00809393893080
Longer service life of lamp
More expensive to run over five years by 27%

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