Hitachi Projectors to Switch Branding to Maxell

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Maxell and Hitachi Japan announced today that the current Hitachi branded projectors will be rebranded as Maxell. The transition will see no change in products beyond the logo. There will also not be any changes in representation, warranty conditions, sales channels, repair agents or customer service. This will be a progressive change starting from November […]

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Hitachi Debuts Two New 5,000 Lumen 3LCD Laser Projectors Aimed at Higher-Ed

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Hitachi America expanded its Collegiate Series line with the addition of two new 3LCD laser projectors. Both the LP-EU5002 and the LP-EW5002 are spec’d at 5,000 ANSI lumens and are WUXGA 1920×1200 to WXGA 1280×800, respectively. These maintenance-free operation projectors have 20,000 hours light source life and up to 50,000 hours with Long Life 2 […]

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Hitachi America Expands OneVision Program and Launches OneVision Kids for K-12 School Districts

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Hitachi America, Ltd. today announced the launch of its OneVision Kids Program for K-12 School Districts. The new program provides a quality-projection solution for every projector application on K-12 campuses, and provides members with specialized pricing, premium warranty, enhanced service and direct access to Hitachi experts. After the success of the OneVision Program for higher […]

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Hitachi America Shows New Line of Ultra Short Throw 3LCD Projectors at InfoComm 2018

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Hitachi America is showcasing one of its four new 3LCD Ultra Short Throw Projectors to begin shipping in July. The LP-AW4001, LP-AW3001 and interactive LP-TW4001 and LP-TW3001 models expand Hitachi’s growing line of solid state light source projectors. The LP-AW4001 will be on display at InfoComm 2018 at the Hitachi America, Ltd. booth, #C2736. The […]

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Hitachi Kokusai to Show Camera Solutions for Key Technology Transitions at InfoComm

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Continuing to support new standard, Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd. (Hitachi Kokusai) is heading to InfoComm 2018 with new solutions for integrators and content producers. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth C2736 at the event, taking place in Las Vegas from June 6 to 8. Helping […]

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Hitachi’s Newest High-Lumen Laser Projectors Are Aimed at Houses of Worship Market

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Hitachi’s two newest projectors are both 1080p native resolution laser projectors aimed at house of worship facilities. Hitachi’s LP-WU6500 and LP-WU9100B both have HDBaseT and HDMI inputs, are single-chip DLP and offer brightness specs of 5,000 and 10,000 lumens, respectively. With 20,000 hours of maintenance-free operation, laser projectors are good for house of worship facilities because […]

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Hitachi Intros 5,000-Lumen Laser Projector

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Today Hitachi America introduced the LP-WU6500 laser projector as its newest member of the solid-state laser (SSL) projector line, specified at 5,000 lumens and a native WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution. Solid state laser projectors have a maintenance-free life, up to 20,000 hours and no changing lamps or replacing filters. With WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution, the new 5,000-lumen laser projector […]

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Hitachi to Show Cameras at InfoComm 2017

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Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Ltd. is bringing to InfoComm 2017 with a selection of new and established camera solutions designed for high-quality video acquisition across a wide range of audio-visual environments. Hitachi Kokusai will co-exhibit with the Digital Media Division of Hitachi America, Ltd. in booth 3429 at the event, which will take place June […]

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Hitachi Kokusai Launches Z-HD5500 1080p Studio and EFP Camera

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Hitachi Kokusai Electric America today announced the new Z-HD5500 HDTV studio and field production camera. The Z-HD5500’s new CMOS imagers adapt easily to a wide range of LED lighting conditions and is made for houses of worship, theaters, arenas and other facilities where such lights or large LED displays are used. Paired with Hitachi Kokusai’s […]

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Hitachi Introduces CP-X25LWN XGA Projector Aimed at Schools

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Hitachi America has announced the immediate availability of the CP-X25LWN, a 3LCD projector aimed at classrooms and conference rooms. Spec’d at 2,700 ANSI lumen, the XGA (1024×768) resolution projector has a 5000:1 contrast ratio, 10,000 hour lamp life and is integrated with Hitachi’s HDCR (High Dynamic Contrast Ratio), Image Optimizer Technology and energy-saving ImageCare Technology […]

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Hitachi Debuts 8,000-Lumen Laser-Phosphor WUXGA Projector

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Hitachi Digital Media Group announces their first 8,000 lumen single-chip DLP laser projector in the form of the LP-WU9750B, a WUXGA 1920×1200 projector. Using a quad-drive laser engine (spec’d at 20K hours), the LP-WU9750B has a cooling system and heat-resistant phosphor wheel that allow the projector to be mounted in a 360-degree projection and portrait […]

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Hitachi Intros 8000+ Series Projectors

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Hitachi America added the 8000+ Series 3LCD projectors to its high-end projector line up: CP-X8800, CP-WX8650, CP-WX8750, CP-WU8600 and CP-WU8700. The 8000+ Series projectors have HDBaseT inputs, multiple interchangeable lenses, Accentualizer and High Dynamic Contrast Range (HDCR), Image Optimizer technology as well as 360 rotation capability. Brightness specs range between 6000 to 8000 lumens, depending […]

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Hitachi Introduces First Solid-State DLP Laser Projector

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Hitachi America introduced the LP-WU9750B model, their first solid-state laser projector. The single-chip DLP-based WUXGA 1920×1200 resolution projectors aimed at large auditoriums, conference rooms, museums and concert or stage productions as it claims to have 8,000 ANSI lumens light output and a 20,000:1 contrast ratio. Like all other solid-state projectors on the market, the engine […]

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Hitachi Aims New PTZ Cameras at Houses of Worship

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Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division, Security Solutions Group has launched a new series of PTZ cameras that it says are designed for churches of all sizes. The PTZ Series cameras support video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting. The PTZ Series includes six models: the VZ-HD3600A, VZ-HD3650A, VZ-HD3700A, VZHD3780A, VZ-HD4000A and VZ-HD4900A. The 3600/3700 Series […]

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Hitachi Debuts CP-TW2505 and CP-TW3005 LCD Projectors

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Hitachi today introduced its CP-TW2505 and CP-TW3005 LCD interactive projectors — both with 10,000:1 contrast ratio and aimed at K-12, higher education and corporate users. The Interactive Pen and multiple pen capability allow the use of interactive pens (two are supplied) to write, draw, point, navigate and more. In addition, an available FT-01 Finger Touch […]

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Hitachi’s CP-BW301WN and CP-BX301WN Short Throw LCD Projectors Are Aimed at Classrooms

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Hitachi America is introducing its CP-BW301WN and CP-BX301WN Short Throw LCD projectors designed for classroom installation that demands a projector refresh utilizing the existing wall-arm mount. The new CP-BW301WN provides WXGA 1280×800 resolution with 3,000 lumens brightness and CP-BX301WN provides XGA 1024×768 resolution with 3,200 lumens brightness for more vivid and realistic images up to […]

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Hitachi Adds CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 LCD Projectors Featuring HDBaseT

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Hitachi America today introduced its CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 LCD projectors, two new models that offer HDBaseT capability along with improved contrast, WUXGA resolution and numerous additional enhancements. The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 are aimed at mid- and large-sized auditoriums and venues. The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 are able to receive video signals from distances of more than […]

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Hitachi Intros New PTZ Cameras

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Hitachi America’s Digital Media Division and Security Solutions Group is introducing the PTZ Series Full HD Camera Series. The PTZ Series cameras support clear and lively video conferencing, video recording and net broadcasting, and are aimed at a variety of applications that include boardrooms, classrooms, auditoriums and houses of worship. The PTZ Series is comprised […]

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Hitachi Adds CP-HD9320 and CP-HD9321 to DLP Projector Lineup

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Hitachi America is introducing two new DLP projectors, the CP-HD9320 and CP-HD9321 — both with full HD 1080p (1920×1080) resolution and they’re designed for large auditoriums, conference rooms, museums, and concert or stage productions. Hitachi’s new projectors provide six interchangeable lenses and brightness outputs up to 8,200 ANSI lumens. Two built-in color wheels enable users […]

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Hitachi Adds Two New Interactive Projectors

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Hitachi America introduced two new interactive projector models, the Hitachi CP-TW3003 and CP-TW2503. Both are interactive models that feature an ultra-short throw design and are aimed at the K-12, higher education and corporate presentation markets. So-called “new generation interactive features” include multiple pen capability, auto-calibration, PC-less drawing, and multi-display interactive use. Additionally, a suite of […]

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Hitachi Intros Four New Ultra Short-Throw Projectors

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Hitachi today introduced its CP-AX2503, CP-AX3503, CP-AW2503 and CP-AW3003 Ultra Short Throw projectors — four high-performance models that are ideally suited for delivering large images in limited spaces. The new 3LCD projectors offer improved image quality, flexible connectivity including powered focus, and wireless networking plus a host of useful convenience features. The CP-AX2503 and CP-AW2503 […]

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Hitachi Expands 9000 Series Large-Venue Projectors with Off-White Color Availability for All Models

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Hitachi America now has off-white versions of all its 9000 Series DLP projectors — apparently allowing you to better match 1970s decor? The CP-X9111, CP-WX9211 and CP-WU9411 projectors are spec’d up to 10,000 lumens brightness and feature two built-in color wheels, enabling users to easily switch between a so-called Rich Color Mode or Bright Mode. […]

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Hitachi Intros Four New Ultra Short-Throw Projectors

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Hitachi America today introduced its CP-AX2503, CP-AX3503, CP-AW2503 and CP-AW3003 Ultra Short Throw LCD projectors. The CP-AX2503 and CP-AW2503 claim 2,700 color and white light ouput with XGA and WXGA resolution, respectively. The CP-AX3503 and CP-AW3003 are spec’d at 3,300 and 3,600 color and white light output with XGA and WXGA resolution, respectively. All four […]

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Hitachi Unveils Broad Range Of Installation LCD Projectors

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Hitachi Digital Media launches six new LCD projectors for installation environments. The models, say the maker, feature a contemporary design and deliver substantial improvements in performance, flexible installation, connectivity and most importantly, total cost of ownership. To deal with the high demands of installation environments Hitachi has also launched a family of optional lenses to […]

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PMA’s Survey Shows Dealers Rate Hitachi and Epson as Top Brands

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Hitachi and Epson earned the top two spots based on their overall composite ratings in the 15th survey of North American projector dealers conducted by Pacific Media Associates (PMA), the worldwide market information experts on front projectors. The survey was conducted during November and December 2012. The survey ranks 21 aspects of marketing support, products, […]

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Ultra-Thin Display Technology

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By Paul Flanigan The following is reprinted with permission from the Digital Screenmedia Association (DSA). For more information, go tohttp://www.digitalscreenmedia.org. Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi have put together their techno-wizardry to come up with ultra-thin displays that can be used pretty much anywhere, even in car dashboard displays. I find this absolutely fascinating. One of the ever […]

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Hitachi Releases A New 16:10 Staging Projector

Hitachi has introduced two projectors aimed at large-venue applications in the form of the CP-WX11000 and CP-SX12000 3LCD projectors. The CP-WX11000 offers WXGA resolution, a 16:10 aspect ratio, a brightness specification of 6,500 ANSI lumens and a 2500:1 contrast ratio a- there are five optional lenses that fit the WX11000. In addition, the CP-WX11000 features […]

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UPDATE: Hitachi Brings Short-Lens Projector to InfoComm

Readers comment about this story, which ran in last month’s rAVe Ed [Education] From rAVe Ed, July 2008 While it’s not a new projector, the new short-lens CP-A100/ED-A100/ED-A110 from Hitachi was new to InfoComm… Last month, I commented that Higher Education has much infrastructure already built into rooms around typical standard throw projectors. As such […]

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Heavyweights to Hammer out Standard for Wireless Multi-Room Media Delivery

AMIMON, Hitachi, Motorola, Samsung, Sharp and Sony banded together to form a special interest group to develop a new industry standard for multi-room audio, video and control using Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) technology. They even say they’ll have it done by year’s end. The consortium points to the WHDI video-modem‘s ability to operate in […]

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Hitachi Brings ProAV Presentation Products to InfoComm

Hitachi directly addressed the ProAV market at InfoComm with a variety of new products, including 3LCD projectors and VisionCube displays. The projectors, targeting classrooms, lecture halls, boardrooms and training centers are the CP-X200 projector with a focus on security functions and customization, and the CP-X200, with a brighter 2200 ANSI lumens. Then the CP-X300 3LCD […]

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