Hitachi has this week announced the release of its first ever DLP projectors, in the form of the CP-DX300 and CP-DX250.

The devices are the product of extensive engineering work and provide business, educational and other commercial venues with superlative image quality and a host of performance and energy-saving features.

Hitachi America Ltd.’s John Glad said that the two new projectors will provide optimum quality at outstanding value.

“More professional users are moving to DLP projectors, and the time is right for us to enter this growing market segment with these entry-model DLP products that incorporate Hitachi’s high standards of performance and value,” he said. “The new CP-DX300 and CP-DX250 offer all the ease of use, dependable operation and flexibility customers have come to expect from Hitachi projectors along with the improved image quality DLP provides.”

The projectors incorporate Texas Instruments 1-chip DLP technology, giving the CP-DX300 brightness of 3,000 lumens and the CP-DX250 brightness of 2,500 lumens, with enhanced colour performance for rich, vibrant and accurate hues.

The projectors offer XGA resolution, with a maximum diagonal image of 40 inches from a distance of 59 inches. In terms of connectivity they both have, two computer-in, composite and S-video inputs, along with audio inputs and outputs and a computer monitor output. They also come equipped with a built-in 2W speaker.