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Hitachi CP-AW2503
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Hitachi CP-AW2503 Projector

500:1 XGA (1024x768) 34dB 2,700 ANSI Lumens Apr 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
- Brightness:Normal Mode - 2700 ANSI LumensEco Mode - 1800 ANSI Lumens- XGA- Contrast ratio: 5000:1- Advanced networking features- Optional wireless network feature 3LCD - A sophisticated,... More
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13 Reasons For

Acceptable Noise Level

One Hitachi CP-AW2503 owner thought the product was noisy. Toptenreviews.com said “Good, loud sound system”.

Good Product Quality

One Hitachi CP-AW2503 reviewer thought it was good quality. Toptenreviews.com wrote in their Hitachi CP-AW2503 review in October last year “Very good data-image quality and video quality for a data projector”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other multimedia projectors of a comparable spec and age to the CP-AW2503 also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the CP-AW2503 do not support full HD.

Alternative multimedia projectors which support full HD currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Optoma HD23[plb_1830006_price].

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Quite Quiet Noise Level

The quietest noise level of comparable spec projectors that have been around for a similar time to the CP-AW2503 is 29dB and the loudest is 37dB. With a noise level of only 34 decibels, the Hitachi CP-AW2503 has one of the quieter noise levels amongst 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors of this age.

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Fairly Bright Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors that are a similar age to the CP-AW2503 the projector brightnesss range from 1,500 ANSI lumens to 3,200 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 2,500 ANSI lumens. The CP-AW2503 has one of the brighter projector brightnesss (2,700 ANSI lumens) amongst similar spec projectors of this age.

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Very Big Bulb Power

When compared to other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as the CP-AW2503, the bulb power of the CP-AW2503 of 3,000 Watts is one of the biggest. Comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago have bulb powers of between 160W and 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 470W.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the CP-AW2503. Most of the comparable spec projectors that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this projector has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantitys

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 is a three VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity projector.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The CP-AW2503 is a two HDMI ports quantity data projector.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 16 Watts, the CP-AW2503's RMS rated power is one of the highest amongst comparable spec projectors that have been available for a similar time to the CP-AW2503. The average RMS rated power of 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released more than two years ago is 5.3W, and the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 16W.

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Very Quiet Noise Level (economic Mode)

Across all the multimedia projectors of a comparable age and type to the CP-AW2503 the noise level (economic mode)s range from 28dB to 30dB. With a noise level (economic mode) of only 28 decibels, the CP-AW2503 has a quite quiet noise level (economic mode) compared to most of the other 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the CP-AW2503.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support 3D

Like most of the other multimedia projectors of this age and spec, the Hitachi CP-AW2503 does not support 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most projectors of this age and spec do not support wi-Fi. The Hitachi CP-AW2503 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

At only 225 hours, the Hitachi CP-AW2503 has a quite short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the CP-AW2503. The shortest service life of lamp of 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that are a similar age to the CP-AW2503 is 220h and the longest is 6,000h.

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Heavy

At 4.3 kilograms, the Hitachi CP-AW2503 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other projectors of a similar spec and age to the CP-AW2503. Across all the 500:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as the CP-AW2503 the weights range from 1.7kg to 4.7kg, and the average weight is 3.1kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi CP-AW2503

Released Over Two Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market for over two years.

XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

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

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Video
3D
Full HD
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
Microphone in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
AC (power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
Noise Level (economic Mode)
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Colour of Product
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

19 March 2015

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 is an ultra-short throw LCD projector with WXGA native resolution. It is 5.4 inches tall, weighs 9.5 pounds and requires installation. The Hitachi CP-AW2503 is a 3LCD... Read more…

Ultra-short throw
Very good data-image quality and video quality for a data projector
Good, loud sound system
Lacks 3D support

Brochures and Manuals

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Electricity cost when switched on $77.01
Electricity cost when on standby $1.66
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Total running cost over 5 years $78.67
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050585154254, 00505851542544, 04902530041408
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