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Hitachi ED-X20

35

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Hitachi ED-X20

Hitachi ED-X20

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An economical to run but 3 year old quiet XGA projector, with only average features
29dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 500:1 No Sep 2014
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Hitachi ED-X20 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Hitachi ED-X20 as follows:
40
Features
Average Features
42
Age
3 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£57 Over 5 Years
35
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

Epson data 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 2018.
This projector has running costs of £57 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,040 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Quieter than average noise level
Has a built-in speaker
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 lumens
1024 x 768 native resolution
4:3 native aspect ratio
500:1 contrast ratio
3.7 lbs
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi ED-X20 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the ED-X20 is £57, which is typical compared to the other 2,040 projectors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This projector has been on the market since September 2014.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi ED-X20 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most data projectors. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

Across all the data projectors the noise levels range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the Hitachi ED-X20 of only 29dB is in the quietest 13% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Hitachi ED-X20 of only 500 is very low compared to most other projectors. It is lower than 98% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

Data projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Hitachi ED-X20 of only 1,500 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 92% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi ED-X20 has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of multimedia projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Multimedia projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The bulb power of the Hitachi ED-X20 of only 160W is very small compared to most other data projectors. It is smaller than 99% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi ED-X20 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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