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Hitachi CPEW301N

73

Overall Score

Hitachi CPEW301N

£467.38
Hitachi CP-EW301N
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A good spec but 3 year old moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution multimedia projector, with low running costs but representing only average value for money
37dB 1280 X 800 2000:1 No Jun 2015
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Hitachi CP-EW301N Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-EW301N number 935 across all projectors.
66
Value for Money
Good
76
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

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 data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £76 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 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:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Resolution: WXGA (1280 x 800)
Contrast ratio: 2000:1
Lamp life:5000 hours (normal mode) / 8000 hours (eco mode 1) / 10,000 hours (eco mode 2)
Brightness: 3000 ANSI lumens (normal mode), 2460 ANSI lumens (eco1 mode), 2010 ANSI lumens (eco2 mode)
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-EW301N In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 76% of projectors, it has average features, is over 6 months old and at £467.38 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-EW301N is £76, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This projector was released in June 2015.

Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Hitachi CP-EW301N of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 78% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Hitachi CP-EW301N of only 2,000 is in the lowest 10% 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 Hitachi CP-EW301N's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 68% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-EW301N has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of data projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the CP-EW301N of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 28% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-EW301N has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-EW301N's bulb power of 225W is pretty typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 56% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The CP-EW301N supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-EW301N does not support full HD, although it is worth noting that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-EW301N features noise reduction, which is unusual. 98% of projectors do not feature noise reduction.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpew301n, hitachi ew301n

Barcodes:

00050585154841

Hitachi CPEW301N

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