Hitachi CP-TW2503
Hitachi CP-TW2503
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Hitachi CP-TW2503

A cheap to run 5000:1 280 x 800 data projector
5000:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 36dB Jun 2014
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CP-TW2503 Review

Not Currently for Sale
Good Features
3 Years Old
£115 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 21?

Sony projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This projector has running costs of £115 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 data projectors that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports password protection
Has an air filter
Only 280 x 800 resolution
Quite dim projector brightness

Hitachi CP-TW2503 In-Depth Analysis


Supports Password Protection

The CP-TW2503 supports password protection. Most of the other projectors also support password protection.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Has an Air Filter

The Hitachi CP-TW2503 has an air filter, as do most of the other projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CP-TW2503 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Average Noise Level

At 36 decibels, the Hitachi CP-TW2503 has a fairly typical noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-TW2503 has one of the dimmer projector brightnesses (only 2,700 ANSI lumens) amongst projectors of this age. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

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

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Supports Full HD

The CP-TW2503 supports full HD, which is unusual. Most of the other multimedia projectors do not support full HD.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This multimedia projector has been on the market since June 2014.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The CP-TW2503 is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors that we have assessed for 1 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 1 year running cost of the CP-TW2503 is £115.

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Hitachi CP-TW2503 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CP-TW2503 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 331,190 product attributes, 16,152 projector reviews and 2,333,000 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 asc743794ain02
Barcodes 00050585154278, 00050585154353, 00063177602729, 00505851543534, 00607282147692, 04902530054477, 05712505277034
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