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Overall Score

Hitachi CP-CX251N

A great value for money 2000:1 XGA (1024x768) multimedia projector
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 36dB Jan 2016
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Hitachi CP-CX251N Review

Representing excellent value for money and with features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-CX251N number 899 across all projectors.
91
Excellent
91
11 Great Features
78
18 Months Old
56
£97 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
It has running costs of only £97 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 14% of all 29 latest 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This projector has some great features:
Supports password protection
Supports full HD
Fairly long service life of lamp
Has an air filter

Hitachi CP-CX251N In-Depth Analysis

Features

Supports Password Protection

The CP-CX251N supports password protection, as do most of the other projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as this data projector.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-CX251N supports full HD. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector also support full HD.

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Very Small Bulb Power

2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector have bulb powers of between 200W and 400W. At only 225 Watts, the Hitachi CP-CX251N has a fairly small bulb power compared to most of the other similar age 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this data projector is 5,100h, and the service life of lamps range from 1,500h to 30,000h. The CP-CX251N has a quite long service life of lamp (5,000 hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec multimedia projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to this projector.

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Only 525i Video Mode

This multimedia projector supports a 480i|480p|525i|576i|625i|720p|1080i|1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-CX251N has an air filter, as do most of the other new 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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RoHS Compliance

The CP-CX251N is RoHS compliance. Most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this data projector also are RoHS compliance.

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Has a Built-In Display

The CP-CX251N has a built-in display, which is unusual. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that were released around the same time as this projector do not have a built-in display.

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Has an Ethernet LAN

The CP-CX251N has an Ethernet LAN. Most of the other latest projectors also have an Ethernet LAN.

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Ceiling Mountable

The CP-CX251N is ceiling mountable. Most of the other recently released comparable spec multimedia projectors also are ceiling mountable.

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Does Not Have a DVI Port

The CP-CX251N does not have a DVI port, unlike most of the other multimedia projectors that were launched around the same time as this projector.

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HD-Ready

The Hitachi CP-CX251N is HD-Ready. Most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been around for a comparable time to this data projector also are HD-Ready.

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XGA (1024x768) Resolution

The highest resolution of the Hitachi CP-CX251N is XGA (1024x768). That's 23% less resolution than a WXGA (1280x800) projector, which is the most common resolution.

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Average Noise Level

The CP-CX251N has a fairly average noise level (36 decibels) compared to most of the other 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector.

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Very Dim Projector Brightness

The projector brightnesses of 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that have been available for around the same time as this projector range from 300 ANSI lumens to 8,200 ANSI lumens. With a projector brightness of only 2,500 ANSI lumens, the Hitachi CP-CX251N has a quite dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors of a similar age and spec to this projector.

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Has an On Screen Display (OSD)

The CP-CX251N has an On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other new comparable spec data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-CX251N has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other latest 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

It was January 2016 when this multimedia projector was released.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The CP-CX251N is in the cheapest 14% of all 29 latest 2000:1 contrast ratio multimedia projectors that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the CP-CX251N will cost only £97 over 1 year to run.

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Hitachi CP-CX251N Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-CX251N review we compared this projector to 100 other models. For each projector that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 330,600 product attributes, 16,125 projector reviews and 2,431,700 historical projector prices from 169 projector retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this projector compared to the other models as well as any areas where this projector is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi 1024x768, hitachi cpcx251n, hitachi p234622p, acer cpcx251n
Barcodes 04902530008975, 04902530097719

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