Hitachi CP-X2530
Hitachi CP-X2530
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Hitachi CP-X2530

A 4000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector with average features
4000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Feb 2013
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Hitachi CP-X2530 Review

Average Features
4 Years Old
£104 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 33?

Sony data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £104 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an air filter
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

Hitachi CP-X2530 In-Depth Analysis



The Hitachi CP-X2530 is HD-Ready. Most of the other projectors also are HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CP-X2530 does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the CP-X2530 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst data projectors of this age.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-X2530 has an air filter. Most of the other projectors also have an air filter.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-X2530 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other data projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not Energy Star Certified

The CP-X2530 is not Energy Star certified. Most of the other data projectors are also not Energy Star certified.

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Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Hitachi CP-X2530 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other data projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The CP-X2530 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all data projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was February 2013 when Hitachi released the CP-X2530.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The CP-X2530 has an average 1 year running cost of £104 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,758 data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpx2530wn
Barcodes 00012302434988, 00012303039106, 00044111228465, 00050585153707, 00050585153714, 00115971162517, 00132017739182, 00132018161920, 00157362268958, 00163121182953, 00163121204549, 00172302797046, 00505851537144, 00658700903338, 00742600330551, 00803982910721, 00806296580208, 00851905152222, 04902530982756
Slightly quieter noise level
£3.69 cheaper to run
Shorter service life of lamp