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Hitachi CP-X2503

Hitachi CP-X2503
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Brand Rating
Mediocre Brand
76
Features
Good Features
81
Running Costs
$67 Over 5 Years
63
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec XGA average noise level multimedia 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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63
Kagoo Score
28
Brand Rating
77
Features
81
Running Costs

63

63
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 63?

Hitachi is a mediocre multimedia projector brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest data projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of $67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 1,482 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:
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.

77
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Medium contrast ratio
Has a built-in speaker
Has a handheld remote control
Has an air filter
Supports full HD
RoHS compliance
Has an Ethernet LAN
1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Average noise level
Average bulb power
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp
1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The Hitachi CP-X2503 has a higher resolution than most projectors. This projector has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution, whereas 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 relatively standard compared to most other data projectors. It is louder than 54% of all projectors when sorted by this feature.

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Medium Contrast Ratio

This multimedia projector has a 5000:1 contrast ratio, which is typical of many 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 CP-X2503's projector brightness of only 2,700 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is dimmer than 78% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature. The average projector brightness of all multimedia projectors is 3,800 ANSI lumens, with the dimmest being 100 ANSI lumens and the brightest being 85,000 ANSI lumens.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The CP-X2503's service life of lamp of only 3,000h is in the shortest 23% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,400h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Built-in Speaker
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The Hitachi CP-X2503 has a built-in speaker. 76% of projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control
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The Hitachi CP-X2503 has a handheld remote control. 81% of projectors also have a handheld remote control.

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Has an Air Filter

The CP-X2503 has an air filter. 95% of projectors do not have an air filter.

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Average Bulb Power
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The CP-X2503's bulb power of 225W is relatively standard compared to most other projectors. It is in the biggest 45% of all projectors when ordered 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. 83% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Has an Ethernet LAN
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The Hitachi CP-X2503 has an Ethernet LAN, as do 53% of multimedia projectors.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the CP-X2503 will cost $67 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 1,482 data projectors.

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.16
Electricity cost when on standby $1.99
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.15
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Hitachi CP-X2503 Specification

Key Features
Projector Native Resolution
Noise Level
Contrast Ratio
Performance
Noise Level (Economic Mode)
Air Filter
Projector
Projector Brightness
Matrix Size
Projector Brightness (Economic Mode)
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratios
Screen Size Compatibility
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Colour Depth
Lamps
Lamp Power (Economic Mode)
Bulb Power
Service Life of Lamp
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Digital Zoom
Video
3D
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
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
AC (Power) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Display
Built-in Display
Power
Power Consumption (Standby)
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Source
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

cpx2503

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