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Hitachi CPEX250

65

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Hitachi CPEX250

Hitachi CPEX250
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No May 2013
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Hitachi CPEX250 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CPEX250 as follows:
70
Features
Good Features
61
Age
4 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£72 Over 5 Years
65
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Epson data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of £72 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,022 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and it is reasonably priced.
This Hitachi projector has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
3LCD
Blackboard/Whiteboard mode
ImageCare
My button
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CPEX250 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Users Report Good Picture Quality

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

Customers 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.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The CPEX250 is typical compared to the other 2,022 data projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CPEX250 will cost £72 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This multimedia projector was released in May 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CPEX250 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CPEX250 of 37dB is in the loudest 29% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Across all the projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the CPEX250 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the lowest 10% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Hitachi CPEX250 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the dimmest 23% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CPEX250 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The Hitachi CPEX250's service life of lamp of 5,000h is relatively average compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 64% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CPEX250 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CPEX250's bulb power of 215W is relatively average compared to most other data projectors. It is bigger than 61% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The CPEX250 has an air filter, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the Hitachi CPEX250 does not support full HD. 63% of multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Hitachi CPEX250 is RoHS compliance, which is unusual. 82% of data projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpex250n

Barcodes:

04902530026726, 04902530982718

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