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Hitachi CPEW300N

70

Overall Score

Hitachi CPEW300N

£518.40
Hitachi CP-EW300N
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, but representing only middle of the road value for money
37dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Feb 2014
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Hitachi CP-EW300N Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EW300N as follows:
62
Value for Money
Good
76
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
75
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Epson data 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 £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
3LCD
ImageCare
HDMI
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Louder than average noise level

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Hitachi CP-EW300N In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 69% of projectors, it has average features, is over 6 months old and at £518.40 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Hitachi CP-EW300N of $279.99 (£388.32) in the United States. That's a saving of £130.08.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The CP-EW300N is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the CP-EW300N is £72.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since February 2014.

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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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Hitachi CP-EW300's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 11% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The CP-EW300N's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 26% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the CP-EW300N of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 26% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-EW300N has a built-in speaker. 77% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-EW300N's service life of lamp of 5,000h is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is longer than 36% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-EW300N has a handheld remote control. 81% of multimedia projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-EW300N's bulb power of 225W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 54% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The CP-EW300N has a digital gamma correction, unlike 99% of projectors which do not have a digital gamma correction.

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HD-Ready

The CP-EW300N is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CP-EW300N is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-EW300N features noise reduction. 98% of multimedia projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-EW300N supports full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-EW300N has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050585153837, 00050585154087, 00505851538370

Hitachi CPEW300N

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