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Hitachi America, Ltd.

Hitachi

6/19/2007

Hitachi CP-X200 3LCD Projector Offers Advanced Security And Customizable Functionality

-- The CP-X200 will engage educators and students of all levels with its light weight, affordability, versatility and advanced security functionality – --

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, June 19, 2007 – With a new, sleek design and competitive price for the education market, Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Business Platform Systems Division is introducing the CP-X200 3LCD projector at InfoComm 07. Designed specifically to engage educators and students alike, the CP-X200 offers advanced security functions and is highly customizable to meet the needs of each presenter.

The Hitachi CP-X200 3LCD projector features a brightness of 2,200 ANSI lumens and a 500:1 contrast ratio, at a light weight of 7.7 pounds. The CP-X200 also features Hitachi?s exclusive Input Source Naming function, allowing users to customize the names of their individual input sources. Other proprietary features include My Screen/My Memory preset options and a remote control with My Buttons.

The CP-X200 is equipped with a security bar, Kensington security slot and transition detector (a sensor located inside the projector that recognizes when the projector has been moved). Additionally, the CP-X200 is protected against unauthorized operation with its PIN code security system.

The CP-X200 offers customizable resolution, allowing presenters the ability to automatically resize special resolutions or undetectable wide size resolution images and set to the best position on the screen, creating a near-perfect image ever time. Additionally, the CP-X200 has 7-watt audio out, as well as a high-performance side-mounted filter for easy maintenance.

“As presentation technology continues to evolve, educators are increasingly turning to Hitachi projectors to engage their students,” said Pete Denes, vice president of sales, Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Business Platform Systems Division, Business Group. “The CP-X200 offers these key selling points while also addressing the concerns of theft in schools by adding cutting-edge security functions.”

About Hitachi
Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Platform Systems Division
, produces and markets a wide variety of digital products for business and consumers. The division’s Consumer Group markets high-definition plasma televisions and monitors, LCD projection and flat panel HDTVs, LCD projectors, and DVD camcorders and DVD players. The division’s Business Group markets LCD projectors, professional plasma monitors, interactive panels and whiteboards and security and observation system products through value added resellers, system integrators, distributors and OEM.

Hitachi Software Engineering America, Ltd. develops advanced interactive communications tools for education, training and boardroom applications including interactive whiteboards, plasma displays and tablets all powered by the company’s category-leading StarBoard software. For more information about Hitachi Software, visit www.hitachi-soft.com.

Hitachi has a unique position in the marketplace by manufacturing and developing its own core technologies to provide consumers and businesses with optimal product performance in each of Hitachi’s product categories. For consumer products, please visit www.hitachi.us/tv. For business products, please visit www.hitachi.us/digitalmedia. For more information about electronic whiteboards and Starboard software, please visit Hitachi Software at www.hitachi-soft.com. Hitachi brand business products are connected through Hitachi’s OneVision program, which makes it possible for any Hitachi business unit dealer to sell Hitachi products from other Hitachi business units.

Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., markets and manufactures a broad range of electronics and semiconductors, and provides industrial equipment and services throughout North America. For more information on Hitachi America, visit http://www.hitachi.us.

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 384,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2006 (ended March 31, 2007) consolidated revenues totaled 10,247 billion yen ($86.8 billion). The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials and financial services. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.

Contacts
Tamara Deschryver
Hitachi America, Ltd
619.591.5413
tamara.deschryver@hal.hitachi.com

Daniel O’Connell
Griffin Public Relations & Marketing
(212) 481-3456 x12
doconnell@griffinpr.com