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Hitachi CP-EX401

77

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Hitachi CP-EX401

£704.47
Hitachi CP-EX401
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A very economical to run and cheap moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector, with good features
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Jan 2016
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Hitachi CP-EX401 Review

With low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-EX401 number 556 across all projectors.
83
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features
Good Features
79
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

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 multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £55 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 data 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
Hitachi education range innovative, high quality technology, designed to bring ideas to life, engage and inspire the next generation. A range of projectors designed for a wide range of applications. reliable, cost effective and
Versatile, they will enhance any lesson or lecture. bringing our world of technological experience to
Your classroom, makes learning a pleasure and lessons intuitive. we understand the constraints of
Budgets and time, so have designed products that make the most of every lesson
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-EX401 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-EX401 is £55, which is typical compared to the other 2,022 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-EX401 in January 2016.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-EX401 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Hitachi CP-EX401 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 20% of all data projectors when sorted 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 the CP-EX401 of only 2,000 is in the lowest 15% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia 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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Brighter 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 projector brightness of the CP-EX401 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-EX401's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 30% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-EX401 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-EX401 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-EX401's bulb power of 225W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 43% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Only 525i Video Mode

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the CP-EX401 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-EX401 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Supports Password Protection

The Hitachi CP-EX401 supports password protection. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The CP-EX401 has a digital gamma correction, which is unusual. 99% of projectors do not have a digital gamma correction.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi sapphire, hitachi cpex401

Barcodes:

04053162677548, 04902530097597

Hitachi CP-EX401

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