-- Non-profit arts organization installs Hitachi CP-X880 LCD projector for use in a variety of art exhibits.--

BRISBANE, CALIFORNIA,, February 14, 2006 - In a shining example of the ease of use and versatility of Hitachi projectors, Kearny Street Workshop in San Francisco, CA has installed a Hitachi CP-X880 LCD projector. Used for screening films as well as PowerPoint presentations, the projector is a key to an ongoing project at Kearny Street Workshop's community arts center, space 180.

With ongoing programming throughout the year, space180 is a multi-use arts space that hosts events for artists and non-profit arts organizations. Visual displays of all forms of art, is a vital element to these programs and as such, a high-quality projector was crucial to the success of the exhibits.

"The Hitachi CP-X880 LCD projector has been invaluable in our mission to present art that enriches and empowers our communities," said Ly Nguyen, executive director, Kearny Street Workshop. "The projector has performed brilliantly."

Additionally, because the projector is operated by an A/V volunteer, ease of use is a top priority. "Video display makes up key components of our community arts events, and since the CP-X880 is so easy to use, we haven't had to spend a large amount of time on getting accustomed to technology." The CP-X880 series provides presenters with a bright, yet quiet and portable projector. Weighing 12 pounds, the CP-X880 series combines an impressive brightness of 3,000 lumens along with XGA resolution and a 500:1 contrast ratio for crisp and vivid images. Additionally, the CP-X880 series offers vertical and horizontal keystone correction, which allows presenters to easily work around any potential obstructions in a conference room or classroom setting. Furthermore, the projector's flexibility is enhanced thanks to it multiple connectivity options, which include S-Video, composite, component and RGB.

For more information on Kearny Street Workshop, please visit or call 415-503-0520.

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