Hitachi CPEX250
Hitachi CPEX250
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Hitachi CPEX250

A 4 year old 2000:1 1024 x 768 data projector with poor features
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CPEX250 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Hitachi CPEX250 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£100 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £100 over 1 year, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and it is fairly priced.
This Hitachi projector is missing some features:
Does not support full HD
Quite dim projector brightness

Hitachi CPEX250 In-Depth Analysis


Users Report Good Picture Quality

One Hitachi CP-EX250 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. William Obrien wrote on Amazon “Best projector for little money” in his review of this projector.


Has a Built-In Speaker

The CPEX250 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has an Air Filter

The CPEX250 has an air filter, unlike 95% of projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CPEX250 does not support full HD. 64% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CPEX250 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CPEX250 of 37dB is pretty standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 71% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 12 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the CPEX250 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 25% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The CPEX250 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 resolution, whereas most projectors have a WXGA (1280x800) resolution. In addition, this Hitachi projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector was released in May 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The CPEX250 is typical compared to the other 1,763 projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices, we estimate the CPEX250 will cost £100 over 1 year to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi cpex205n, hitachi cpex250n
Barcodes 04902530982718
2 ANSI lumens brighter projector brightness
85W bigger bulb power
Shorter service life of lamp