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Hitachi CP-AW2503

A cheap to run and fully featured 500:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
500:1 XGA (1024x768) No 34dB Apr 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date
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Hitachi CP-AW2503 Review

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Good Features
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$83 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 29?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of $83 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1024 x 768 resolution
Very big bulb power
Quite short service life of lamp
Quite dim projector brightness

Hitachi CP-AW2503 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Lacks 3D Support

One customer who bought the Hitachi CP-AW2503 said that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Toptenreviews.com said in their review of this projector “Lacks 3D support”.

Very Good Data-Image Quality and Video Quality for a Data Projector

One owner who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Toptenreviews.com mentioned “Very good data-image quality and video quality for a data projector” but in spite of that they only gave the product a score of 1 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person said in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Toptenreviews.com wrote “Good, loud sound system” in their review of the Hitachi CP-AW2503.

Good, Loud Sound System

One person said in their reviews that this projector was noisy. Toptenreviews.com wrote “Good, loud sound system” in their review of the Hitachi CP-AW2503.

Good Sound Quality

One customer concluded that the Hitachi CP-AW2503 had good sound quality.


Features

1024 X 768 Resolution

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. This data projector also has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The resolution of all projectors ranges from 280 x 800 (worst) to DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) (best).

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Very Big Bulb Power

The bulb powers of projectors range from 3.5W to 3,000W, and the average bulb power is 250W. When compared to other projectors that we have checked, the CP-AW2503's bulb power of 3,000 Watts is one of the biggest.

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Quite Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the data projectors the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. With a service life of lamp of only 225 hours, the Hitachi CP-AW2503 has a very short service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-AW2503 supports full HD, unlike most of the other projectors which do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-AW2503 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other multimedia projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Average Noise Level

The CP-AW2503 has a relatively typical noise level (34 decibels) compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-AW2503 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,700 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since April 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 1 year running cost of the CP-AW2503 is $83 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050585154254, 00505851542544, 04902530041408

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