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Hitachi CP-X250
Hitachi CP-X250

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Hitachi CP-X250 Projector

400:1 XGA (1024x768) 38dB 2,000 ANSI Lumens Sep 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date £92.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has a carrying case
Does not support full HD

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-X250 in September 2013.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-X250 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable spec and age to this projector.

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Video

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other data projectors of a similar age and spec to this multimedia projector, the CP-X250 does not support full HD.

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support full HD including the VPL-VW500ES, or the VPL-VW600ES both from Sony.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The CP-X250 has a carrying case, as do most of the other data projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-X250 has a handheld remote control. Most of the other projectors of a comparable age and type to this projector also have a handheld remote control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a DVI Port

The CP-X250 does not have a DVI port. Most of the other projectors of a comparable type and age to this projector also do not have a DVI port.

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Lamps

Very Small Bulb Power

Multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector have bulb powers of between 130W and 580W. With a bulb power of only 180 Watts, the Hitachi CP-X250 has one of the smaller bulb powers amongst comparable spec projectors of this age.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of projectors of this age and type is 1,500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 5,300h. The CP-X250 has one of the shorter service life of lamps (only 2,000 hours) amongst similar spec data projectors of this age.

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Projector

XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The CP-X250 has a maximum resolution of XGA (1024x768). That's 62% less resolution than a 1080p (1920x1080) data projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 2,000 ANSI lumens, the CP-X250 has a relatively average projector brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as this multimedia projector.

If this projector projector brightness is not bright enough for you then you might want to look at the Home Cinema 3000 (2,300 ANSI lumens and higher rated), the 5030ub (2,400 ANSI lumens and higher rated), or the EH-TW9200 (£1,999) (2,400 ANSI lumens and higher rated) all from Epson.

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Performance

Quite Loud Noise Level

Projectors of a similar spec and age to this projector have noise levels of between 21dB and 45dB, and the average noise level is 32dB. At 38 decibels, the Hitachi CP-X250 has a quite loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors that came out around the same time as this multimedia projector.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The CP-X250 is typical compared to the other multimedia projectors that have been on the market for more than two years that we have looked at for 1 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the CP-X250 is £93.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpx250w
Barcodes 00050585150843, 04902530742862

Hitachi CP-X250 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-X250 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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