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Hitachi CP-CX250

68

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-CX250

Hitachi CP-CX250

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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA multimedia projector
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Nov 2013
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Hitachi CP-CX250 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-CX250 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
80
Running Costs
$58 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $58 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 data projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-CX250 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the CP-CX250 will cost $58 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-CX250 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. The worst resolution of all projectors is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

The CP-CX250's noise level of 37dB is in the loudest 28% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The quietest noise level of data projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000. The Hitachi CP-CX250's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,000 is in the lowest 10% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the CP-CX250 of only 2,500 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 15% of all projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The shortest service life of lamp of multimedia projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h. The service life of lamp of the CP-CX250 of only 3,000h is shorter than 80% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-CX250 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Hitachi CP-CX250 has a handheld remote control. 81% of data projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The Hitachi CP-CX250's bulb power of 225W is relatively typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 55% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-CX250 has an air filter. 96% of multimedia projectors do not have an air filter.

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Supports Full HD

The CP-CX250 supports full HD, unlike 63% of multimedia projectors which do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpcx250wn

Barcodes:

04902530008975, 05054484533689, 05054533533684

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