Hitachi CPEX250
Hitachi CPEX250
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Hitachi CPEX250

A cheap to run and fully featured 2000:1 1024 x 768 data projector
2000:1 XGA (1024x768) No 37dB May 2013
Contrast Ratio (typical) Projector Native Resolution 3D Noise Level Release Date

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Hitachi CPEX250 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have ranked the Hitachi CPEX250 number 977 across all projectors.
Not Currently for Sale
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£100 Over 1 Year
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 17?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Sony projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
This projector is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2017.
It has running costs of £100 over 1 year, which are typical compared to the other 1,756 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
This Hitachi projector is missing some features:
Quite dim projector brightness
Does not support full HD

Hitachi CPEX250 In-Depth Analysis


Good Picture Quality

One Hitachi CP-EX250 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this projector concluded that it was easy to use.

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. William Obrien wrote on Amazon “Best projector for little money” in his review of this projector.


Average Noise Level

At 37 decibels, the CPEX250 has a relatively standard noise level compared to most of the other projectors.

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Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Across all the projectors the projector brightnesses range from 12 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The Hitachi CPEX250 has a fairly dim projector brightness (only 2,700 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other projectors.

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1024 X 768 Resolution

The highest resolution of the CPEX250 is 1024 x 768. That's over three times the resolution of a 280 x 800 data projector, which is the most frequently found resolution. In addition, this projector has a projector native resolution of XGA (1024x768). The best resolution of all projectors is DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) and the worst is 280 x 800.

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Has an Air Filter

The CPEX250 has an air filter. Most of the other projectors also have an air filter.

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RoHS Compliance

The CPEX250 is RoHS compliance. Most of the other projectors also are RoHS compliance.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The CPEX250 does not support full HD. Most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The CPEX250 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other projectors also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was May 2013 when this projector was released.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The CPEX250 has an average running cost of £100 over 1 year based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,756 projectors.

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Hitachi CPEX250 Review Sources

To prepare this Hitachi CPEX250 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 331,092 product attributes, 16,143 projector reviews and 2,463,900 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 cpex205n, hitachi cpex250n
Barcodes 04902530982718