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Hitachi CP-EX401 Projector

£704.47
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) 37dB 4,200 ANSI Lumens Jan 2016
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
Has a digital gamma correction
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Does not support full HD
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Released Over a Year Ago

Hitachi released the CP-EX401 in January 2016.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-EX401 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of this age and spec.

We compared this multimedia projector to all the other multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Ricoh PJ HD5450 (£599) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CP-EX401 does not support full HD, unlike most of the other projectors of this spec and age.

It is worth considering alternative multimedia projectors which also support full HD including the Ricoh PJ HD5450 (£599) which is also cheaper.

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Only 525i Video Mode

This projector supports a 480i|480p|525i|576p|720p|1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on similar spec projectors that have been around for more than a year.

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Projector

Average Projector Brightness

The CP-EX401 has a pretty standard projector brightness (4,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors that were released more than a year ago.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The CP-EX401 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 66% less resolution than the most frequently found projector native resolution of WUXGA (1920x1200).

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Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The CP-EX401 has a digital gamma correction. Most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector also have a digital gamma correction.

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Performance

Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the CP-EX401 has a pretty average noise level compared to most of the other data projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector.

Other 37dB noise level projectors currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper data projectors such as the Ricoh PJ HD5450 (£599).

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-EX401 has an air filter, as do most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The Hitachi CP-EX401 has an On Screen Display (OSD). Most of the other data projectors of a similar type and age to this projector also have an On Screen Display (OSD).

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Supports Password Protection

The CP-EX401 supports password protection. Most of the other projectors of this type and age also support password protection.

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Design

Ceiling Mountable

The CP-EX401 is ceiling mountable, as are most of the other projectors that have been available for more than a year.

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Packaging Content

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-EX401 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for more than a year also have a handheld remote control.

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Lamps

Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 5,000 hours, the CP-EX401 has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors that are a similar age to this projector. The service life of lamps of data projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector range from 1,500h to 20,000h.

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Very Small Bulb Power

At only 225 Watts, the CP-EX401 has a quite small bulb power compared to most of the other projectors of this age and spec. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector range from 200W to 400W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi vp183899, hitachi cpex401
Barcodes 00490253009759, 04902530097597

Hitachi CP-EX401 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-EX401 review we compared this projector to 2,071 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 328,120 product attributes, 14,264 projector reviews and 2,801,300 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

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