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Hitachi CPEX301N

72

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Hitachi CPEX301N

£432.58
£418.26 £14.00 cheaper than 5 days ago
Hitachi CP-EX301N
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A very economical to run but 3 year old moderate noise level XGA data projector, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Jun 2015
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Hitachi CP-EX301N Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EX301N as follows:
66
Value for Money
Good
70
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

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 £55 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 projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Longer than average service life of lamp
Has a built-in speaker
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Should You Buy it Now?

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Hitachi CP-EX301N In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 80% of projectors, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £418.26 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the CP-EX301N will cost £55 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-EX301N in June 2015.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-EX301N has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The CP-EX301N's noise level of 38dB is in the loudest 15% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-EX301N of only 2,000 is lower than 87% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Average Projector Brightness

The CP-EX301N's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 50% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-EX301N's service life of lamp of 5,000h is in the longest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-EX301N has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-EX301N has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-EX301N's bulb power of 225W is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 47% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-EX301N has an air filter. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-EX301N supports full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

cpex301n cpex301n, hitachi cpex301n, acer cpex301n

Barcodes:

04902530097542

Hitachi CPEX301N

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