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Hitachi CP-EX400

68

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-EX400

£808.01
Hitachi CP-EX400
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An economical to run but 3 year old moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Nov 2014
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Hitachi CP-EX400 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EX400 as follows:
56
Value for Money
Average
70
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£77 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

Looking across the entire Epson data projector range, the average reviews for all Epson projectors are excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £77 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,068 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Longer than average service life of lamp
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-EX400 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £808.01 it is more expensive than 70% of projectors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-EX400 is £77, which is typical compared to the other 2,068 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector was released in November 2014.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-EX400 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The resolution of all data projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Hitachi CP-EX400 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 80% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Hitachi CP-EX400's projector brightness of 4,200 ANSI lumens is brighter than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the brightest 26% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-EX400's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than 76% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors 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-EX400 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of multimedia projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the CP-EX400 of 225W is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 57% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Password Protection

The CP-EX400 supports password protection. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-EX400 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-EX400 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

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00050585154537, 04902530065503

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