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The Hitachi CP-X253 Projector is a XGA Portable Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 2,000 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 1024x768 . 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. Weighing in at 3.9 lbs, this portable projector is bright and compact, perfect for business travelers, taking on a family vacation or just moving from room to room. This projector was first available for purchase in November 2006 and has been by Hitachi. The Hitachi CP-X253 was also marketed as the Dukane ImagePro 8770, 3M X20, and the ViewSonic PJ358.


Hitachi CP-X253 Projector Specifications


MSRP
$1,795
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Status
Discontinued
Released
November 2006
Warranty
3 Years

 
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White Brightness
2,000 ANSI Lumens
Resolution
1024x768
Aspect Ratio
4:3 (XGA)
Contrast
500:1
Display Type
0.63" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 576i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1600x1200

Lamp Type
160W UHB bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours  / 3,000 hours
Lamp Model
DT00781  Buy Replacement Lamp

Included Lens
1.2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
No
Throw Distance
4.0' - 25.5'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
40.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.28:1 - 1.54:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 8'-6" and 10'-2" from the screen.
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
2.30" x 10.80" x 8.10"
Weight
3.9 lbs
Audible Noise
35 dB  / 29 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
250 Watts 100V - 240V
Connection Panel
Audio Out: Mini Jack
Composite: RCA
RS232: DB-9pin
S-Video
USB
VGA In: Dsub-15pin x 2

Features
Blackboard Mode
Additional Features
Designed for the education market, this unit features blackboard & whiteboard modes. The CP-X253 features a built-in transition detector that prevents potential thieves from removing the projector from a ceiling mount without entering a PIN code.
 

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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.

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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.

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