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Hitachi CP-EX251N

68

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Hitachi CP-EX251N

Hitachi CP-EX251N
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A good spec and economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Jun 2015
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Hitachi CP-EX251N Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EX251N as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$67 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better multimedia projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving projectors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a built-in speaker
Longer than average service life of lamp
Brightness:Normal mode - 2700 ANSI lumens, (eco1) 2214 ANSI lumens, (eco2) 1809 ANSI lumens
Resolution:XGA (1024 x 768)
Contrast ratio:2000:1
Lamp life:10,000 (eco mode 2)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-EX251N In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the CP-EX251N is $67, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-EX251N has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The CP-EX251N's noise level of 37dB is louder than 78% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-EX251N of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is lower than 89% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. Across all the multimedia projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Multimedia projectors have projector brightnesses of between 100 ANSI lumens and 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The projector brightness of the CP-EX251N of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 22% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-EX251N has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-EX251N's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the longest 28% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The shortest service life of lamp of projectors is 200h, the longest is 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-EX251N has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Average Bulb Power

The CP-EX251N's bulb power of 225W is fairly standard compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 56% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The Hitachi CP-EX251N does not support full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that 63% of projectors also do not support full HD.

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Features Noise Reduction

The CP-EX251N features noise reduction, unlike 98% of projectors which do not feature noise reduction.

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Only 525i Video Mode

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi cpex251n

Barcodes:

00050585154865, 04902530097573

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