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Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WX8265

A Venerable 3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Data Projector
3000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 39dB Mar 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CP-WX8265 Review

5
Poor
31
6 Great Features
35
4 Years Old
29
£161 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
16
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 16?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £161 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 7% of all 94 latest 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It is missing some features:
Does not have a DVI port
Quite short service life of lamp
Fairly loud noise level
Does not support full HD

Hitachi CP-WX8265 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Bright Projector Brightness

Comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 8,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,300 ANSI lumens. When compared to other projectors that have been available for a similar time to this multimedia projector, the projector brightness of the Hitachi CP-WX8265 of 6,500 ANSI lumens is one of the brightest.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many latest 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-WX8265 has a built-in display. Most of the other recently released multimedia projectors do not have a built-in display.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The CP-WX8265 does not have a DVI port, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The CP-WX8265 has an Ethernet LAN, as do most of the other latest projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-WX8265 has a handheld remote control, as do most of the other new similar spec data projectors.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

When compared to other recently released 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have assessed, the CP-WX8265's service life of lamp of only 2,000 hours is one of the shortest. The service life of lamps of similar age multimedia projectors range from 2,000h to 30,000h.

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Very Big Bulb Power

The average bulb power of similar spec multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector is 230W, and the bulb powers range from 140W to 400W. The CP-WX8265 has one of the biggest bulb powers (365 Watts) amongst 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

Recently released projectors have noise levels of between 25dB and 43dB. With a noise level of 39 decibels, the Hitachi CP-WX8265 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other similar age similar spec multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WX8265 does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that most of the other latest projectors also do not support full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was March 2013 when Hitachi released the CP-WX8265.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

The CP-WX8265 has an average running cost of £161 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the less economic to run latest 3000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Hitachi CP-WX8265 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-WX8265 review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,250 product attributes, 16,064 projector reviews and 2,516,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpwx8265, hitachi draper
Barcodes 00050585153660, 04902530935448, 04902530981896, 05052183893820
34% longer service life of lamp
26% higher running costs over five years

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