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Hitachi CP-EX300N

67

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Hitachi CP-EX300N

Hitachi CP-EX300N
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Apr 2014
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Hitachi CP-EX300N Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EX300N as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data 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 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 - 3200 ANSI lumens
Eco mode - 2100 ANSI lumens
Resolution: XGA (1024 x 768)
Contrast ratio: 2000:1
Lamp life: 6000 hours (eco mode)*
Reduced power consumption - less than 0.5w in standby mode
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-EX300N In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the CP-EX300N will cost £72 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Hitachi multimedia projector was released in April 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-EX300N has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The CP-EX300N's noise level of 37dB is louder than 71% of all projectors when sorted 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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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-EX300 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Hitachi CP-EX300N of 3,200 ANSI lumens is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 48% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-EX300N has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-EX300N's service life of lamp of 5,000h is pretty average compared to most other 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-EX300N has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the CP-EX300N of 215W is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 63% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the CP-EX300N does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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HD-Ready

The CP-EX300N is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-EX300N has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi sapphire, hitachi cpex300n

Barcodes:

00050585153691, 00050585153837, 00050585154100, 04902530026719, 04902530982725

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