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Hitachi CPWX8255A

68

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Hitachi CPWX8255A

$2,135.05
Hitachi CP-WX8255A
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A good spec but only average value for money moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with alright running costs and lots of positive recommendations
37dB 1280 X 800 3000:1 No Feb 2013
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Hitachi CP-WX8255A Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-WX8255A number 913 across all projectors.
57
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $93 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Hitachi projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Brighter than average projector brightness
Center lens design:
DICOM simulation mode:
Motorized zoom, focus and lens shift control:
Multiple lens options:
Perfect fit 2:
Picture by picture:
Status monitor:
MyButton:
PC-Less presentation:
PJMessenger:
Wireless presentation ready:
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-WX8255A In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $2,135.05 it is more expensive than 95% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The CP-WX8255A has an average 5 year running cost of $93 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is the most frequently found resolution on projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the CP-WX8255A of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 29% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-WX8255A's contrast ratio (typical) of only 3,000 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 26% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-WX8255A's projector brightness of 5,500 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 13% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-WX8255A has a built-in speaker. 77% of multimedia projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The CP-WX8255A's service life of lamp of only 2,500h is shorter than 91% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all multimedia projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WX8255A has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-WX8255A features noise reduction. 98% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Does Not Have a 3D Glasses Included

The Hitachi CP-WX8255A does not have a 3D glasses included. 97% of data projectors also do not 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 VC-1, but this video formats supported is not supported by this data projector. The video formats supported AVI, MOV and M-JPEG are also supported by this multimedia projector.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-WX8255A has a built-in display, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-WX8255A supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Bigger Than Average Bulb Power

The average bulb power of all data projectors is 250W, with the smallest being 15W and the biggest being 840W. The bulb power of the CP-WX8255A of 330W is in the biggest 14% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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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

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