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Hitachi CP-AX2503

70

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-AX2503

$1,247.94
Hitachi CP-AX2503
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An award winning and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with low running costs
34dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 5000:1 No Apr 2014
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Hitachi CP-AX2503 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-AX2503 number 682 across all projectors.
84
Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$64 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 data projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
This Hitachi projector 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
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Hitachi CP-AX2503 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The CP-AX2503 is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CP-AX2503 will cost $64 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-AX2503 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The resolution of all projectors ranges from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Average Noise Level

The Hitachi CP-AX2503's noise level of 34dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 52% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-AX2503 of 5,000 is fairly typical compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the highest 37% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the Hitachi CP-AX2503 of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 80% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The Hitachi CP-AX2503's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 16% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The service life of lamps of projectors range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-AX2503 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-AX2503 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the CP-AX2503 of 225W is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 55% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-AX2503 has an air filter, unlike 96% of projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-AX2503 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of data projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The CP-AX2503 is RoHS compliance, unlike 82% of data projectors which are not RoHS compliance.

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Product Identifiers

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00050585154322, 00505851543220, 04902530041064

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