Hitachi CP-EX250N
Hitachi CP-EX250N
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Hitachi CP-EX250N

A cheap to run and fully featured 2000:1 1024 x 768 projector
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 38dB Dec 2013
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Hitachi CP-EX250N Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
3 Years Old
£104 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 23?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £104 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports password protection
1024 x 768 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Hitachi CP-EX250N In-Depth Analysis


Supports Password Protection

The CP-EX250N supports password protection, as do most of the other multimedia projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the CP-EX250N is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most common projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this data projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). Across all projectors the worst resolution is 280 x 800 and the best is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160).

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

At only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the CP-EX250N has a fairly dim projector brightness compared to most of the other projectors. The dimmest projector brightness of projectors is 12 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-EX250N has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Support Full HD

Like most of the other projectors, the CP-EX250N does not support full HD.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on projectors.

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Quite Long Service Life of Lamp

The average service life of lamp of projectors is 6,700h, and the service life of lamps range from 20h to 40,000h. At 5,000 hours, the CP-EX250N has a fairly long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

With a noise level of 38 decibels, the CP-EX250N has one of the louder noise levels amongst projectors of this age. Projectors have noise levels of between 10dB and 93dB.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since December 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the CP-EX250N is £104, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors.

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Hitachi CP-EX250N Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-EX250N 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 331,092 product attributes, 16,143 projector reviews and 2,463,900 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 cpex205n, hitachi cpex250n
Barcodes 00050585154117, 00163121425098, 00505851541172, 04902530026726, 05052184061167