CHULA VISTA, California, June 4, 2015 – Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group today introduced its CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 LCD projectors, two new models that offer HDBaseT Ultra HD video networking capability along with improved contrast, WUXGA resolution and numerous additional enhancements. The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 are designed to provide unsurpassed ultra-high-definition video quality in mid- and large-sized auditoriums and venues.
Both models provide HDBaseT connectivity to deliver uncompressed ultra-high-definition multimedia content in formats including Ultra HD/3D and 2K/4K video via the projectors’ Cat5e/6e input. HDBaseT is compatible with all HDMI formats and supports all key features. The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 are able to receive video signals from distances of more than 300 feet via HDBaseT. In addition, both projectors include a complete selection of A/V inputs including HDMI, component, S-Video and composite video, USB Type A and Type B, computer and audio. LAN, RS-232C control, remote control and monitor out connections are also provided.
The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 deliver superlative video quality for screen sizes up to 600 inches diagonal with WUXGA 1920 x 1200 resolution, 6000 and 5000 lumens output respectively and a 5000:1 contrast ratio. Both feature exclusive Hitachi image technologies such as HDCR High Dynamic Contrast Range to yield clear images even in bright rooms, and Accentualizer, which enhances sharpness, shadow detail and other image qualities. Both models offer a DICOM® (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) Simulation Mode, which is ideal for viewing grayscale medical images, such as X-rays, for training and educational purposes.
The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 provide motorized focus, zoom and lens shift, allowing adjustment of the image via the supplied remote control. Digital keystone (horizontal and vertical) correction, Hitachi’s exclusive Perfect Fit image correction and 360-degree display rotation enable precise positioning of the image and facilitate installation. In addition to their supplied 2.0x zoom lens, four optional additional lenses are available to accommodate a wide variety of projection distances.
Both models include Hitachi’s Status Monitoring System, which provides real-time information about the projectors’ operational status via a rear panel LED screen. Additional performance and convenience features include wireless compatibility, 16 watts stereo audio output with built-in speakers, a PC-Less Presentation feature enables users to project images directly from a USB drive or other media, Picture By Picture and Picture In Picture modes and many additional functions. Each model is equipped with an ultra-long-life hybrid filter that can last up to 20,000 hours without cleaning, saving significant maintenance time.
The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 are compatible with the Crestron® Integrated Partner program and the AMX® Device Discovery protocol, to facilitate use in A/V systems using Crestron or AMX control.
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About Hitachi America, Ltd.
Hitachi America, Ltd. headquartered in Tarrytown, New York, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., and its subsidiary companies offer a broad range of electronics, power and industrial equipment and services, particle beam therapy technologies, automotive products and consumer electronics with operations throughout the Americas. For more information, visit www.hitachi-america.us. For information on other Hitachi Group companies in the United States, please visit www.hitachi.us.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2014 (ended March 31, 2015) totaled 9,761 billion yen ($81.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.