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Hitachi CP-X2503

Hitachi CP-X2503
Good Features
Running Costs
$61 Over 5 Years
Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and very economical to run XGA average noise level data projector
1024 X 768 (XGA) 34dB Medium 2,700 ANSI Lumens Jul 2014
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With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Hitachi CP-X2503 as follows:


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Running Costs


Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $61 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,334 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:
Medium contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the projector is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec projectors come to market, the older projectors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.


Key Features

1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution
Average Noise Level
Medium Contrast Ratio
Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness
Very Short Service Life of Lamp
Has a Built-in Speaker
Has a Handheld Remote Control
Has an Air Filter
Average Bulb Power
Supports Full HD
1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-X2503 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most multimedia projectors. Most projectors have a 1280 x 800 (WXGA) resolution. §.


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Average Noise Level
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The CP-X2503's noise level of 34dB is pretty average compared to most other data projectors. It is in the loudest 46% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Medium Contrast Ratio

This multimedia projector has a 5000:1 contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found contrast ratio on data projectors. A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.

A contrast ratio of between 3,000 and 10,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The Hitachi CP-X2503's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than 79% of all data projectors when ranked by this feature. 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.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

Across all the multimedia projectors the service life of lamps range from 200h to 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,400h. The service life of lamp of the Hitachi CP-X2503 of only 3,000h is shorter than 73% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The CP-X2503 has a built-in speaker, as do 79% of multimedia projectors.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control
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The CP-X2503 has a handheld remote control, as do 84% of multimedia projectors.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-X2503 has an air filter. 85% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Average Bulb Power
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The bulb power of the CP-X2503 of 225W is relatively average compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 47% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD
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The CP-X2503 supports full HD, which is unusual. 63% of projectors do not support full HD.

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RoHS Compliance
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The CP-X2503 is RoHS compliance. 73% of multimedia projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has an Ethernet LAN
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The CP-X2503 has an Ethernet LAN, as do 57% of projectors.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The CP-X2503 has an average running cost of $61 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 1,334 data projectors.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on $59.63
Electricity cost when on standby $1.82
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Water cost when switched on $0.00
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Total running cost over 5 years $61.45
Running costs for this projector have been estimated based on other similar projectors. If you know how much electricity and water the Hitachi CP-X2503uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description


Asophisticated, 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.


Get the highest quality image by connecting the latest in A/V equipment to the projector with HDMI (High.

Definition Multimedia Interface).

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Hitachi CP-X2503 Specification

Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Noise Level (Economic Mode)
Air Filter
Projector Brightness
Matrix Size
Projector Brightness (Economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Colour Depth
Lamp Power (Economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Full HD
Supported Video Modes
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Audio (L,R) in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC (Power) in
Ethernet LAN
Card Reader Integrated
Built-in Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Ceiling Mountable
Product Type
Built-in Display
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Source
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers


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