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Hitachi CP-X2530

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Hitachi CP-X2530

Hitachi CP-X2530
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An inferior spec and 5 year old moderate noise level XGA projector, with satisfactory running costs
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 4000:1 No Feb 2013
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Hitachi CP-X2530 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-X2530 as follows:
37
Features
Missing Some Features
24
Age
4 Years Old
49
Running Costs
£75 Over 5 Years
30
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

Sony 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 2017.
This projector has running costs of £75 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,849 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but it does also miss a couple of key features:
Brightness:
Normal mode - 2700 ANSI lumens
Eco mode - 1800 ANSI lumens
Resolution: XGA (1024 x 768)
Contrast ratio 4000:1 (presentation mode)
Lamp life: 6000 hours (eco mode)*
Reduced power consumption - less than 0.5w in standby mode
Louder than average noise level
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Hitachi CP-X2530 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The CP-X2530 is typical compared to the other 1,849 data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CP-X2530 will cost £75 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-X2530 in February 2013.

Features

1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-X2530 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 (XGA). That's 23% lower resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1280 x 800. The worst resolution of all data projectors is 280 x 800 and the best is 4096 x 2160.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CP-X2530 of 37dB is in the loudest 27% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature. The average noise level of all data projectors is 34dB, with the quietest being 20dB and the loudest being 93dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-X2530 of only 4,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 69% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The CP-X2530's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-X2530's service life of lamp of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 63% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-X2530 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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HD-Ready

The CP-X2530 is HD-Ready, which is unusual. 79% of data projectors are not HD-Ready.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-X2530 of 215W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 61% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-X2530 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-X2530 does not support full HD. 64% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Not Energy Star Certified

Like most other data projectors, the CP-X2530 is not Energy Star certified. 99% of projectors are not Energy Star certified.

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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

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