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Hitachi CP-DX300

Hitachi CP-DX300 Projector

2500:1 XGA (1024x768) 33dB 3,000 ANSI Lumens Jan 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution Noise Level Projector Brightness Release Date
- 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 -... More
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4 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-DX300 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors that were released around the same time as the CP-DX300.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative projectors with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the VPL-DX140[pl_1437607_price], or the VPL-DW125[pl_1443008_price] both from Sony or the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] which has better reviews.

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Very High Number of Colours

The CP-DX300 has a very high number of colours (1,070 million) compared to most of the other data projectors of this spec and age. The lowest number of colours of projectors of a similar age and type to the CP-DX300 is 16M and the highest is 1,100M.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The CP-DX300 has one of the longer service life of lamps (4,500 hours) amongst comparable spec projectors of this age. The shortest service life of lamp of similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the CP-DX300 is 1,500h, the longest is 30,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 4,700h.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the Hitachi CP-DX300 is one of the lighter 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that were released more than two years ago amongst 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors of this age. The average weight of similar spec projectors that have been around for around the same time as the CP-DX300 is 7.1kg.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other multimedia projectors that are a comparable age to the CP-DX300, the Hitachi CP-DX300 does not support full HD.

There are a number of alternative data projectors which also support full HD which you might want to look at including the Sony VPL-DW125[plb_1443008_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support 3D

The CP-DX300 does not support 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors of this age and spec also do not support 3D.

We think you might also be interested in other data projectors which also support 3D including the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been around for a comparable time to the CP-DX300, the Hitachi CP-DX300 does not support wi-Fi.

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Quite Small Bulb Power

The Hitachi CP-DX300 has a quite small bulb power (only 196 Watts) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors that have been available for a similar time to the CP-DX300. 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that have been available for a similar time to the CP-DX300 have bulb powers of between 190W and 400W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity

The CP-DX300 is a one VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity multimedia projector.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi CP-DX300

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Hitachi released the CP-DX300.

Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the CP-DX300 has a pretty typical projector brightness compared to most of the other similar spec data projectors that were launched around the same time as the CP-DX300.

Alternative 3,000 ANSI lumens brightness multimedia projectors currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Vivitek Qumi Q2[plb_1925642_price].

Projectors with a brighter projector brightness that might also be worth looking at include the Sony VPL-FX500L[plb_2147199_price] (7,000 ANSI lumens).

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Average Noise Level

At 33 decibels, the CP-DX300 has a relatively average noise level compared to most of the other multimedia projectors of a similar spec and age to the CP-DX300.

If you would consider a multimedia projector with a louder noise level then you might want to look at the Vivitek D795WT[plb_1839548_price] (27dB).

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XGA (1024x768) Projector Native Resolution

This projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768), which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on 2500:1 contrast ratio projectors that are a similar age to it.

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Specification

Projector
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Projector Native Resolution
Projector Brightness
Number of Colours
Projection Distance
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Number of Colours
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp (economic Mode)
Lamp Type
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Focus
Video
3D
Full HD
HD-Ready
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
AUX in
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Performance
Noise Level
On Screen Display (OSD)
Plug and Play
HDCP
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Design
Colour of Product
LED Indicators
Display
Built-In Display
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (typical)
Auto Power Off
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
User Guide
Quick Start Guide

User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 May 2015 by JCB
JCB would recommend the Hitachi CP-DX300 (Verified Purchase)

Using with iPad for presentations at provider offices. Easy to transport, fits in my briefcase with the iPad. Easy to use. Lightweight...

Easy To Use
Clear Display
Quality Construction
Quiet
Easy To Set Up
No Rca Audio In For Video
Remote Too Small

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $55.43
Electricity cost when on standby $2.71
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Total running cost over 5 years $58.14
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Hitachi CP-DX300uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.39T
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050585153783, 00168141325076, 00172302797282, 00505851537830, 04902530985719

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