Hitachi CP-EX251N
Hitachi CP-EX251N
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Hitachi CP-EX251N

A fully featured 2000:1 1024 x 768 multimedia projector
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB Jun 2015
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CP-EX251N Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EX251N as follows for Summary.
Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 27?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2017.
This projector has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
1024 x 768 resolution
Only 1,080 video mode
Fairly loud noise level

Hitachi CP-EX251N In-Depth Analysis


Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Hitachi CP-EX251N has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The CP-EX251N has a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found projector native resolution of 280 x 800. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

At 5,000 hours, the Hitachi CP-EX251N has a quite long service life of lamp compared to most of the other projectors. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 20h and the longest is 40,000h.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This data projector supports a 525i|625i|1080|1080 supported video modes, which is typical of many projectors.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Hitachi CP-EX251N features noise reduction, as do most of the other projectors.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the Hitachi CP-EX251N has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other projectors. The noise levels of data projectors range from 10dB to 93dB.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

With a projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens, the CP-EX251N has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses amongst projectors of this age. The average projector brightness of multimedia projectors is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CP-EX251N does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Hitachi released the CP-EX251N in June 2015.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi europe ltd cpex251n
Barcodes 00050585154865, 04902530097573