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35

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-WX8650

10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) Multimedia Projector
10000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Mar 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CP-WX8650 Review

Released 1 year ago and with very good features,
9
Poor
74
9 Great Features
80
16 Months Old
26
£186 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

At over a year old this projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available.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 2017.
It has running costs of £186 over 1 year, which are in the most expensive 12% of all 123 latest multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a handheld remote control
Has an Ethernet LAN
Does not support full HD
Very short service life of lamp

Hitachi CP-WX8650 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-WX8650 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other new multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-WX8650 does not support full HD. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector also do not support full HD.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

With a service life of lamp of only 3,000 hours, the Hitachi CP-WX8650 has a fairly short service life of lamp compared to most of the other new 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors. The shortest service life of lamp of 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector is 1,500h and the longest is 30,000h.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The CP-WX8650 has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this projector also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The Hitachi CP-WX8650 does not have a DVI port, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Ceiling Mountable

The CP-WX8650 is ceiling mountable. Most of the other recently released 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Fairly Big Bulb Power

Across all the latest comparable spec data projectors the bulb powers range from 170W to 430W. The CP-WX8650 has a quite big bulb power (370 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The CP-WX8650 has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for around the same time as this data projector.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-WX8650 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other new projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-WX8650 has an air filter, as do most of the other latest 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors.

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WXGA (1280x800) Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800), which is typical of many 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Noise Level

At 35 decibels, the CP-WX8650 has a fairly standard noise level compared to most of the other data projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

At 6,500 ANSI lumens, the CP-WX8650 has a fairly bright projector brightness compared to most of the other 10000:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to this data projector. The average projector brightness of similar spec projectors that are a comparable age to this data projector is 4,100 ANSI lumens, and the projector brightnesses range from 600 ANSI lumens to 16,000 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Zoom Capability

The Hitachi CP-WX8650 has a zoom capability, unlike most of the other similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this projector which do not have a zoom capability.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This multimedia projector was released in March 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The CP-WX8650 is one of the most expensive to run latest multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CP-WX8650 will cost £186 over 1 year to run.

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Hitachi CP-WX8650 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-WX8650 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 330,466 product attributes, 16,088 projector reviews and 2,553,600 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 cpwx8650w

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