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Hitachi Ships Network Classroom Projectors

The Hitachi CP-WX3014WN
The Hitachi CP-WX3014WN

Hitachi America has rolled out three new LCD-based projectors for classrooms. The new CP-WX3014WN, CP-X3014WN, and CP-X4014WN offer high light output and high contrast ratio for sub-optimal lighting conditions. They also offer networking capabilities.

The CP-WX3014WN is a WXGA-resolution (1,280 x 800) projector with a 3,000:1 contrast ratio and 3,000-lumen brightness. The CP-X3014WN and CP-X4014WN are both XGA-resolution models (1,024 x 768). The higher-end CP-X4014WN offers a brightness of 4,000 lumens, while the CP-X3014WN offers a brightness of 3,200 lumens. Like the CP-WX3014WN, both have a 3,000:1 contrast ratio.

All three models include network connectivity, including wired 100 Base-T LAN and optional 802.11b/g/n.

Other features common to all of the projectors include:

  • Closed captioning support;
  • School notifications with audible alerts;
  • Crestron RoomView software;
  • ±30 degree vertical keystone correction;
  • 1.2x zoom;
  • 16 watt stereo speakers;
  • PC-free presentation capabilities via USB;
  • Support for LAN-based presentations;
  • 6,000-hour lamp life in economy mode;
  • Audio mixing with built-in mic port; and
  • Kensington lock slot for security.

The new projectors weigh in at 7.9 pounds and measure 12.5” (w) x 3.9”(h) x 11.3” (d).

AV inputs for all of the new models include HDMI, dual RGB/component (mini D-sub 15-pin), dedicated three-RCA component, S-video, composite video, RCA stereo audio, dual stereo minijacks, and mic port. Outputs include RGB (mini D-sub 15-pin) and stereo RCA audio. Networking and control ports include LAN (RJ-45), USB type A, USB type B, and RS-232.

All three of the new models are available now. As of this writing, the WXGA CP-WX3014WN streets for about $900; the XGA CP-X3014WN streets for about $850; and the XGA CP-X4014WN streets for roughly $1,300.

Additional details can be found in Hitachi's K-12 and higher education portals.

About the Author

David Nagel is editorial director of 1105 Media's Education Technology Group and editor-in-chief of THE Journal and STEAM Universe. A 25-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.

He can be reached at You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education).

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