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Hitachi CP-EX300N

71

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Hitachi CP-EX300N

Hitachi CP-EX300N
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A very economical to run and good spec moderate noise level XGA projector
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Apr 2014
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Hitachi CP-EX300N Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EX300N as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
80
Running Costs
$59 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $59 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,027 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 - 3200 ANSI lumens
Eco mode - 2100 ANSI lumens
Resolution: XGA (1024 x 768)
Contrast ratio: 2000:1
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-EX300N In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the CP-EX300N is $59 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,027 multimedia projectors.

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Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The CP-EX300N has a higher resolution than most projectors. This data projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas most data projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Across all multimedia projectors the best resolution is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-EX300 of only 2,000 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 12% of all multimedia projectors when ordered 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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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Data projectors have noise levels of between 20dB and 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB. The noise level of the CP-EX300N of 37dB is in the loudest 28% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Projector Brightness

The CP-EX300N's projector brightness of 3,200 ANSI lumens is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is in the brightest 42% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-EX300N has a built-in speaker, as do 76% of data projectors.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the CP-EX300N of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other data projectors. It is in the longest 28% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-EX300N has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of projectors.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the Hitachi CP-EX300N of 215W is fairly typical compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 63% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-EX300N has an air filter. 96% of data projectors do not have an air filter.

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HD-Ready

The Hitachi CP-EX300N is HD-Ready, unlike 80% of data projectors which are not HD-Ready.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CP-EX300N does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi sapphire, hitachi cpex300n

Barcodes:

00050585153691, 00050585153837, 00050585154100, 04902530026719, 04902530982725

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