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Hitachi Home-1 Projector

WVGA Home Theater Projector
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The Hitachi Home-1 Projector is a WVGA Home Theater Projector. This lamp based projector is capable of displaying 700 Lumens at its brightest setting with a native resolution of 854x480 . 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. The zoom lens on the Hitachi Home-1 has an impressive zoom ratio of 2x combined with the ability to shift the lens which allows for flexibility in positioning. This projector was first available for purchase in October 2003 and has been by Hitachi.

 

Hitachi Home-1 Projector Specifications

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MSRP
$1,799
User Reviews
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Awards
Highly Recommended
Status
Discontinued
Released
October 2003
Warranty
1 Year
 
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White Brightness
700 ANSI Lumens / 560 Lumens
Resolution
854x480
Aspect Ratio
16:9 (WVGA)
Contrast
800:1
Display Type
0.55" 3LCD Chips
Color Processing
8-bit
Video Modes
720p, 1080i, 1035i, 575i, 480p, 480i
Data Modes
MAX 1280x1024

Lamp Type
130W UHB bulb
Lamp Life
2,000 hours

Included Lens
2x manual zoom , manual focus
Optional Lenses
No
Lens Shift
Horizontal & Vertical
Throw Distance
8.5' - 25.6'  Calculate Throw Distance
Image Size
50.00" - 300.00"
Throw Ratio
1.19:1 - 2.36:1
Projector Placement
For a
"
diagonal screen, place the projector lens between 8'-7" and 17'-1" from the screen.
Digital Zoom
No
Digital Keystone
Vertical only

Projector Size
4.80" x 13.80" x 11.30"
Weight
7.9 lbs
Audible Noise
28 dB  / 25 dB
Internal Speakers
1.0 Watts Mono
Power
220 Watts 100V - 240V
 


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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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