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Hitachi CP-AW2503

71

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Hitachi CP-AW2503

Hitachi CP-AW2503
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An economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 500:1 No Apr 2014
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Hitachi CP-AW2503 | Ultra Short Throw LCD WXGA Projector 2700 ANSI Lumens
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Hitachi CP-AW2503 LCD PROJ WXGA 5000:1 2700 LUMENS HDMI 9.9LBS 16W
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Hitachi CP-AW2503 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Hitachi CP-AW2503 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
78
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $61 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 data 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:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Brightness:
Normal mode - 2700 ANSI lumens
Eco mode - 1800 ANSI lumens
XGA
Contrast ratio: 5000:1
Advanced networking features
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Lower than average contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-AW2503 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The CP-AW2503 is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the CP-AW2503 will cost $61 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-AW2503 has a higher resolution than most data projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all data projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CP-AW2503 of 34dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 49% of all projectors when ordered 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 CP-AW2503's contrast ratio (typical) of only 500 is very low compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 3% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The average projector brightness of all data projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the CP-AW2503 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 23% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Service Life of Lamp

Across all the projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The CP-AW2503's service life of lamp of only 225h is very short compared to most other projectors. It is in the shortest 1% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-AW2503 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-AW2503 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 supports full HD, unlike 63% of data projectors which do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CP-AW2503 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050585154254, 00505851542544, 04902530041408

Hitachi CP-AW2503

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