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Hitachi ED-X20

Hitachi ED-X20 Projector

500:1 XGA (1024x768) 29dB 1,500 ANSI Lumens Sep 2014
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Designed to help combat theft in schools, this education projector comes with a market leading range of security features. Functional, reliable and easy to use. - LCD Display Technology- 1500 ANSI... More
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7 Reasons For

Supports Full HD

The Hitachi ED-X20 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other projectors of this age and spec do not support full HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other projectors which support full HD currently available including because of it's better review score, the Optoma HD23 (£145.09).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi ED-X20 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Very Big Matrix Size

The matrix sizes of 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ED-X20 range from 0.55" to 0.63", and the average matrix size is 0.59". When compared to other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the ED-X20 that we have checked the matrix size of, the Hitachi ED-X20's matrix size of 0.63 inches is one of the biggest.

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Two Headphone Outputss

The Hitachi ED-X20 is a two headphone outputs projector. Most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to the ED-X20 only have one headphone outputs.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

Most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys, however the Hitachi ED-X20 has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.

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Very Quiet Noise Level

With a noise level of only 29 decibels, the Hitachi ED-X20 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The quietest noise level of projectors of a similar spec and age to the ED-X20 is 29dB and the loudest is 37dB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 29dB noise level multimedia projectors currently available including because of it's better review score, the Optoma HD23 (£145.09).

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Very Light

500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that came out around the same time as the ED-X20 have weights of between 1.7kg and 4.7kg, and the average weight is 3.1kg. With a weight of only 1.7 kilograms, the Hitachi ED-X20 is one of the lighter similar spec data projectors that were released more than two years ago amongst data projectors of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

The Hitachi ED-X20 does not support 3D. Most of the other data projectors of a similar age and type to the ED-X20 also do not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago, the Hitachi ED-X20 does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 1,500 ANSI lumen, the Hitachi ED-X20 has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched more than two years ago. 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the ED-X20 have projector brightnesss of between 1,500 ANSI lumens and 3,200 ANSI lumens.

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Very Small Bulb Power

At only 160 Watts, the Hitachi ED-X20 has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for more than two years. Across all the 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the ED-X20 the bulb powers range from 160W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 470W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi ED-X20

Average Running Costs

The ED-X20 has an average 1 year running cost of £81 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 7 projectors of a similar age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Hitachi released the ED-X20.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most frequently found projector native resolution on data projectors of a similar type and age to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Matrix Type
Matrix Size
Zoom Ratio
Projection Distance (tele)
Projection Distance (wide)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Lamps
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Lens System
Aperture Range (F-F)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focus
Video
3D
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Noise Level
On Screen Display (OSD)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (typical)
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
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Total running cost over 5 years £80.12
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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