Hitachi CP-X250


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Hitachi CP-X250

Hitachi CP-X250
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA data projector
38dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 400:1 No Sep 2013
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Hitachi CP-X250 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-X250 as follows:
Good Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£66 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

Epson 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 £66 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,026 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:
Has a built-in speaker
Component / composite / security bar
Reverse image function for ceiling mount
Vertical keystone correction
Digital gamma correction
16:9 mode
Audio input / output
FCC class B
My screen
HDTV theater ready
Progressive scan
S-Video inputs
Kensington security slot
Freeze function
Has a handheld remote control
Input and output
Digital zoom (x4)
2 RGB inputs or 1 RGB
Supplied soft case
6.2 lbs
Whisper mode 33db
Native XGA resolution
My memory
2,000 ANSI lumens
Remote control
Louder than average noise level
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution

Hitachi CP-X250 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-X250 is £66, which is typical compared to the other 2,026 data projectors.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-X250 in September 2013.


Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-X250 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The CP-X250's noise level of 38dB is louder than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the loudest 14% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-X250 of only 2,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 90% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamps of multimedia projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the CP-X250 of only 2,000h is shorter than 96% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-X250 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-X250 has a handheld remote control. 80% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-X250 of only 180W is in the smallest 2% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the data projectors the bulb powers range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-X250 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Hitachi CP-X250 has a carrying case. 82% of projectors do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpx250w



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