Hitachi CP-DX250 vs Sony VPL-DW125

Hitachi CP-DX250
Sony VPL-DW125

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Two more VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys Edit
The number of VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys on the Hitachi CP-DX250 is three, but the Sony VPL-DW125 only has one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Hitachi CP-DX250 is a 2W RMS rated power projector. That's 1W higher than the Sony VPL-DW125 (1W).
300g lighter Edit
The Hitachi CP-DX250 is a 2.2kg heavy projector. That's 300g lighter than the Sony VPL-DW125 (2.5kg).
6 Reasons For
Slightly brighter projector brightness Edit
The Sony VPL-DW125 has a projector brightness of 2,600 ANSI lumens, however the Hitachi CP-DX250 is only a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector (100 ANSI lumens dimmer).
Slightly bigger bulb power Edit
Sony VPL-DW125 is 210W lamp power, but the Hitachi CP-DX250 is only a 190W lamp power projector (20W smaller).
Full HD Edit
The Sony VPL-DW125 supports full HD, whereas the Hitachi CP-DX250 does not support full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Sony VPL-DW125 is two, but the Hitachi CP-DX250 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Ethernet LAN Edit
The Sony VPL-DW125 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the Hitachi CP-DX250 does not.
11% cheaper to run
Over five years the Sony VPL-DW125 only costs $53.11 to run but the Hitachi CP-DX250 costs $59.54 to run (12% more). Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Dimmer projector brightness Edit
The Hitachi CP-DX250 is a 2,500 ANSI lumens brightness projector. That's 100 ANSI lumens dimmer than the Sony VPL-DW125 (2,600 ANSI lumens).
11% smaller bulb power Edit
The Hitachi CP-DX250 has a bulb power of 190W. That's 20W smaller than the Sony VPL-DW125 (210W).
Does not support full HD Edit
The Hitachi CP-DX250 does not support full HD, whereas the Sony VPL-DW125 supports full HD. Read more

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Full HD projectors can display full HD content such as films and HD TV.

Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Hitachi CP-DX250 has one USB 2.0 ports quantity, however the Sony VPL-DW125 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The Hitachi CP-DX250 does not have an ethernet LAN, whereas the Sony VPL-DW125 has an ethernet LAN.
More expensive to run over five years by 12%
Over five years the Hitachi CP-DX250 costs $59.54 to run which is $6.43 more to run than the Sony VPL-DW125. Show assumptions.
5 Reasons Against
Only one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity Edit
The Sony VPL-DW125 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector, whereas the Hitachi CP-DX250 only has three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantitys.
1W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony VPL-DW125 has an RMS rated power of 1W, whereas the Hitachi CP-DX250 is a 2W RMS rated power projector (1W higher).
12% heavier Edit
The Sony VPL-DW125 has a weight of 2.5kg, however the Hitachi CP-DX250 is a 2.2kg heavy projector (300g lighter).
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Older by six months
The Sony VPL-DW125 is six months older than the Hitachi CP-DX250.

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Date Released

50 months Ago 56 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 59.54
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 59.54
Purchase price $ 219.99
Total cost of ownership $ 279.53
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 53.11
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 53.11

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.4T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.35T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Projector

Contrast Ratio (typical)
 2500:1
 2500:1
Projector Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x800)
 WXGA (1280x800)
BEST
Projector Brightness
2,500 ANSI lumens 2,600 ANSI lumens
BEST
Matrix Type
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
 3-panel (p-Si TFT active)
Keystone Correction, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data +/- 30
Matrix Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.59"
Projector Brightness (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,500 ANSI lumens
Zoom Ratio
 1.3:1
 1.3:1
BEST
Projection Distance
1 - 12 0.762 - 7.62
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Size Compatibility
24 - 289 30 - 300
Native Resolution
 WXGA (1280x768)
 WXGA (1280x768)
BEST
Projection Technology
 DLP
 DLP

Lamps

Lamps Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 7,000h
Bulb Power
190W 210W
BEST
Service Life of Lamp
Unknown - Click to provide data 5,000h

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Focus
 Manual
 Manual

Video

3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
BEST
Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL M
 PAL N
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Ports & Interfaces

RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
S-Video Inputs Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
USB Connector Type
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-A
 USB Type-B
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
 100
 10
 100
 10
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST

Storage

Optical Disc Player Type
 Not included
 Not included
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
 Card reader integrated

Performance

Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 15 - 92
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 48 - 92
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DUT
 ARA
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
2W
BEST
1W
Number of Built-In Speakers
1 1

Design

Form Factor
 Portable
 Desktop
 Portable
 Desktop
Colour of Product
 White
 White
Product Type
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector
 Portable projector
 Desktop projector

Display

Built-In Display
 Built-in display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Source
 AC
 AC
Power Consumption (typical)
250W 223W
BEST
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50/60
 60
 50
 50/60
 60
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 100

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
0 - 1499 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 35

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
2.2kg
BEST
2.5kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 87.2mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 233mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 315mm

Packaging Content

Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 VGA
BEST

Other Features

Networking Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Fast Ethernet
Connectivity Technology
 Wired
 Wired
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
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