Bozeman, Montana, February 13, 2014 – Today’s houses of worship are a far cry from the small churches of medieval Europe. Where priests used to project their voices to be heard by their parishioners, now they employ digital projectors to accompany their sermons. The Evangelical Free Church is no stranger to these technological advancements: streaming services online, uploading sermons, and, most recently, purchasing two Hitachi CP-WX8265 projectors to be used for every mass.
“We needed new widescreen projectors that could be networked together, handle high room temperatures and provide a high enough brightness to overcome constant sunlight,” says Kyle Blackmore, Technical Ministry Director at Evangelical Free Church of Bozeman. “Hitachi’s CP-WX8265 projector has proven capable and consistent and came highly recommended for everything we needed.”
Mr. Blackmore had been on the lookout for new projectors when his older non-Hitachi projectors’ bulbs burned out and the LCD panels needed replacing. In October of 2013, he installed two Hitachi CP-WX8265 projectors in the main sanctuary room, which has a vaulted ceiling leading to high temperatures and lots of light.
“The projectors are suspended 30 feet high, but we’ve experienced no issues with overheating,” said Mr. Blackmore. “The picture quality has been excellent, clear and bright even in direct sunlight.”
The networking capability has also made Mr. Blackmore’s life much easier—with so many people using the projector, being able to monitor the projectors’ status and temperature remotely saves him time.
Consistent and high-quality performance made the Hitachi CP-WX8265 projector ideal for Bozeman’s Evangelical Free Church.
“So far, they’ve been running great,” said Mr. Blackmore. “And I expect they will continue to do so for many years to come.”
The Hitachi CP-WX8265 3LCD projector features a brightness of 6,500 ANSI lumens and supports an aspect ratio of 16:10 (WXGA).
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