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Hitachi CP-DX300

69

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Hitachi CP-DX300

$548.00
Hitachi CP-DX300
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector, with lots of positive recommendations
33dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2500:1 No Jan 2013
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Hitachi CP-DX300 3000 Lumens 2500:1 Contrast Ratio 3D Ready HDMI XGA DLP Projector
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Hitachi CP-DX300 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-DX300 number 800 across all projectors.
77
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$48 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this multimedia projector to others.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of $48 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 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
HD-Ready
Brightness:
Normal mode - 3000 ANSI lumens
Eco mode - 2600 ANSI lumens
Resolution: XGA (1024 x 768)
Contrast ratio: 2500:1
Lamp life: 6000 hours (eco mode)*
Reduced power consumption - less than 0.5w in standby mode
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)

Hitachi CP-DX300 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the CP-DX300 is $48 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-DX300 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Hitachi CP-DX300 of 33dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 61% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The CP-DX300's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,500 is lower than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the lowest 21% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all projectors is 27,000, with the lowest being 1.5 and the highest being 2,500,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-DX300's projector brightness of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 65% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-DX300 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-DX300's service life of lamp of 4,500h is fairly standard compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 55% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The smallest bulb power of projectors is 15W, the biggest is 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The CP-DX300's bulb power of only 196W is smaller than 83% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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HD-Ready

The CP-DX300 is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-DX300 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050585153783, 00168141325076, 00172302797282, 00505851537830, 04902530985719

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