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Hitachi CP-TW2503

74

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Hitachi CP-TW2503

$1,183.98
Hitachi CP-TW2503
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A good spec and good value for money moderate noise level 1280 x 800 resolution projector, with low running costs
36dB 1280 X 800 5000:1 No Jun 2014
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Hitachi Cp-tw2503 Lcd Projector - 720p - Hdtv - 16:10 - Ntsc Pal Secam - 1280 X 800 - Wxga - 5000:1 - 2700 Lm - Hdmi - Usb - Vga In - Fast Ethernet - 350 W - 3 Year Warranty
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Hitachi CP-TW2503 LCD Projector - 720p - HDTV - 16:10 - Interactive - 250 W - NTSC, PAL, SECAM - 2500 Hour - 4000 Hour - 1280 x 800 - WXGA - 5,000:1 - 2700 lm - HDMI - USB - VGA In - Fast Ethernet - 350 W - 3 Year Warranty - CP-TW2503
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Hitachi CP-TW2503 Review

With very good features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Hitachi CP-TW2503 number 501 across all projectors.
75
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
74
Running Costs
$70 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

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 $70 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:
1280 x 800 resolution
Has a built-in speaker
Brightness:
Normal mode - 2700 ANSI lumens
Eco mode - 1800 ANSI lumens
Contrast ratio: 5000:1
Resolution: WXGA (1280 x 800)
Optional wireless network feature features at a glance - 3lcd - A sophisticated, innovative technology that utilises 3 chips to deliver vibrant, true-to-life and consistent images for the most demanding audiences
Hybrid filter - the hybrid filter lasts longer than conventional filters. this extension in maintenance intervals reduces the overall cost of ownership significantly
ImageCare - is the technology that regulates lamp power, combing optimal picture performance with maximum energy savings
AMX device discovery - when integrated with an AMX controller, the relevant communication modules and drivers are downloaded to the projector automatically
HDMI - get the highest quality image by connecting the latest in a/v equipment to the projector with HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface)
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness

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Hitachi CP-TW2503 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The CP-TW2503 has an average 5 year running cost of $70 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,021 projectors.

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Features

1280 X 800 Resolution

This multimedia projector has a projector native resolution of 1280 x 800, which is typical of many projectors.

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Average Noise Level

The noise level of the CP-TW2503 of 36dB is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is louder than 36% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Hitachi CP-TW2503 of only 5,000 is in the lowest 35% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of data projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The CP-TW2503's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 77% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the CP-TW2503 of 4,000h is fairly standard compared to most other data projectors. It is longer than 53% of all projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The CP-TW2503 has a built-in speaker. 77% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the CP-TW2503 of 250W is fairly average compared to most other projectors. It is bigger than 38% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD

The Hitachi CP-TW2503 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-TW2503 has an air filter, unlike 96% of data projectors which do not have an air filter.

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Supports Password Protection

The Hitachi CP-TW2503 supports password protection, which is unusual. 87% of projectors do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00050585154278, 00050585154353, 00505851543534, 00607282147692, 04902530054477, 05054629956205, 05712505277034

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