Close
Hitachi CP-EX401

69

Overall Score

Hitachi CP-EX401

Hitachi CP-EX401
4 Images

Loading image...
A good spec and very economical to run moderate noise level XGA projector
37dB 1024 X 768 (XGA) 2000:1 No Jan 2016
Noise Level Projector Native Resolution Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Compare
Share on

Hitachi CP-EX401 Compare Cheapest US Prices

Sorry, currently not available from shops in the United States.
Check international prices

Notify Me When Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Hitachi CP-EX401 Compare US Used Prices

Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Hitachi CP-EX401 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-EX401 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
88
Running Costs
$47 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $47 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,021 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:
Brighter than average projector brightness
Longer than average service life of lamp
Hitachi education range innovative, high quality technology, designed to bring ideas to life, engage and inspire the next generation. A range of projectors designed for a wide range of applications. reliable, cost effective and
Versatile, they will enhance any lesson or lecture. bringing our world of technological experience to
Your classroom, makes learning a pleasure and lessons intuitive. we understand the constraints of
Budgets and time, so have designed products that make the most of every lesson
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Louder than average noise level

Hitachi CP-EX401 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The CP-EX401 has an average 5 year running cost of $47 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

Calculate your own running costs

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-EX401 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. The best resolution of all multimedia projectors is 4096 x 2400 (4K) and the worst is 640 x 360 (nHD).

What does "projector native resolution" mean? Less Edit

Louder Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Hitachi CP-EX401 of 37dB is louder than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the loudest 20% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The noise levels of projectors range from 20dB to 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

What does "noise level" mean? Less Edit

Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the CP-EX401 of only 2,000 is in the lowest 15% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. Multimedia projectors have contrast ratio (typical) of between 1.5 and 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

What does "contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit

Brighter Than Average Projector Brightness

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-EX401 of 4,200 ANSI lumens is in the brightest 25% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

What does "projector brightness" mean? Less Edit

Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The CP-EX401's service life of lamp of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the longest 30% of all projectors when ordered 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.

What does "service life of lamp" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Hitachi CP-EX401 has a built-in speaker, as do 77% of projectors.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit

Has a Handheld Remote Control

The CP-EX401 has a handheld remote control, as do 81% of projectors.

What is a handheld remote control? Less Edit

Average Bulb Power

The CP-EX401's bulb power of 225W is pretty average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 43% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "bulb power" mean? Less Edit

Only 525i Video Mode

Chart Hide Chart What does "supported video modes" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Support Full HD

Like most other projectors, the CP-EX401 does not support full HD. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

Chart Hide Chart What is full HD? Less Edit

Has an Air Filter

The CP-EX401 has an air filter, which is unusual. 96% of projectors do not have an air filter.

Chart Hide Chart What is an air filter? Less Edit

Supports Password Protection

The Hitachi CP-EX401 supports password protection. 87% of data projectors do not support password protection.

Chart Hide Chart What is password protection? Less Edit

Has a Digital Gamma Correction

The CP-EX401 has a digital gamma correction, which is unusual. 99% of projectors do not have a digital gamma correction.

Chart Hide Chart What is a digital gamma correction? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi sapphire, hitachi cpex401

Barcodes:

04053162677548, 04902530097597

Today's Best Projector Deals

25% Price Drop
{Sony VPL-HW65ES
$2,999.99
Was $4,000 (44 days ago)
Noise Level
22dB
Projector Native Resolution
1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
120000:1
15% Price Drop
{Acer H6517ST
17 reviews
$449.99
Was $530 (9 days ago)
Noise Level
33dB
Projector Native Resolution
1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
10000:1
13% Price Drop
{Casio XJ-V110W
$790.82
Was $907 (34 days ago)
Noise Level
37dB
Projector Native Resolution
1280 X 800
Contrast Ratio
20000:1
12% Price Drop
{Epson 2040
67 reviews
$741.67
Was $845 (76 days ago)
Noise Level
37dB
Projector Native Resolution
1024 X 768 (XGA)
3D
Yes
26% Price Drop
{NEC NP-M403H
$1,099.00
Was $1,479 (37 days ago)
Noise Level
36dB
Projector Native Resolution
1920 X 1080 (1080p)
Contrast Ratio
10000:1
View More Projector Deals