Find a Projector Projector Forums Login

Projectors


Top 10


Where To Buy

News & Articles

Expert Blogs

Resources

Community

ProjectorCentral.com
   
Calculate Throw Distance

The Hitachi BZ-1 Projector is a WXGA Ultra Short Throw (UST) Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,500 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1280x800 . The internal 3LCD technology is an innovative 3-chip design that sets itself apart by delivering vibrant, true-to-life images with better color brightness and a wider color gamut. This projector was first available for purchase in October 2011 and has been by Hitachi. The Hitachi BZ-1 was also marketed as the Dukane ImagePro 8108HWI.


Hitachi BZ-1 Projector Specifications

Projector Central's Rating
Projector Central Highly Recommended Award
Highly Recommended Award

Our Highly Recommended Award designation is earned by reviewed products that offer unusual value or performance in their price class. Read Review

Performance
5
Features
Ease of Use
Value

MSRP
n/a
User Reviews
Review this Projector
Status
Discontinued
Released
October 2011
Warranty
3 Years

 
Switch to Metric
White Brightness
2,500 ANSI Lumens / 1,700 Lumens
Color Brightness
2,500 Lumens
Resolution
1280x800
Aspect Ratio
16:10 (WXGA)
Contrast
2,000:1
Dynamic Iris
Yes
Display Type
0.59" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1080p/60, 1080p/50, 525p, 576i, 576p, 1125i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
210W UHB bulb
Lamp Life
3,000 hours  / 6,000 hours
Lamp Model
DT01181  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
Fixed focal length , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
1.4' - 2.3'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
60.00" - 100.00"
Throw Ratio
0.31:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens 2'-3" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
Yes
Digital Keystone
Horizontal & Vertical

Projector Size
4.00" x 13.60" x 11.90"
Weight
9.1 lbs
Audible Noise
34 dB  / 28 dB
Internal Speakers
10.0 Watts Mono
Power
320 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Composite: RCA
HDMI
Network: RJ-45
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB x 2
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2

Features
Interactive
Short-Throw
Closed Captioning
Blackboard Mode
Crestron RoomView™
Additional Features
Ultra short throw lens.

Reviews & Articles


Compare to the Competition


More Hitachi Projectors

Similar Projectors

Epson PowerLite 410W*
  • Resolution: 1280x800 3LCD
  • Brightness: 2000 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  •  
  •  
$899
Apr 2009 Model
BenQ MP780 ST*
  • Resolution: 1280x800 DLP
  • Brightness: 2500 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 3'-6"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$1,599
Aug 2010 Model
BenQ MW860USTi*
  • Resolution: 1280x800 DLP
  • Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 2'-7"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$2,499
Jan 2012 Model
ViewSonic LS600W
  • Resolution: 1280x800 DLP
  • Brightness: 3000 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: LED
  • Throw Distance: 9'-8" — 11'-7"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$856
Oct 2020 Model
Epson PowerLite 96W*
  • Resolution: 1280x800 3LCD
  • Brightness: 2700 ANSI Lumens
  • Light Source: Bulb
  • Throw Distance: 9'-2" — 11'-0"
  • at Image Size: 100 "
$749
Mar 2011 Model

ANSI LUMENS  is the most commonly accepted industry standard brightness measurement. The ANSI lumen rating measures the brightest white that a projector can produce by averaging nine light meter measurements taken across the projected image.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness:

BUYER BEWARE   Either this projector's brightness specification does not cite an industry-accepted unit of measurement, or according to our calculations it seems unlikely that this projector is capable of producing the manufacturer's cited brightness specification.

Manufacturer Cited Brightness: