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Hitachi CP-AW2503

68

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Hitachi CP-AW2503

Hitachi CP-AW2503
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 500:1 No Apr 2014
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Hitachi CP-AW2503 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-AW2503 as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£75 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Epson projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £75 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Brightness:
Normal mode - 2700 ANSI lumens
Eco mode - 1800 ANSI lumens
XGA
Contrast ratio: 5000:1
Advanced networking features
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-AW2503 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-AW2503 is typical compared to the other 2,026 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CP-AW2503 will cost £75 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since April 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-AW2503 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CP-AW2503 of 34dB is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 51% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The CP-AW2503's contrast ratio (typical) of only 500 is very low compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 3% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the CP-AW2503 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 77% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-AW2503's service life of lamp of only 225h is shorter than 99% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-AW2503 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-AW2503 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CP-AW2503 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050585154254, 00505851542544, 04902530041408

Hitachi CP-AW2503

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