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Hitachi America, Ltd.

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6/19/2007

Hitachi Offers Optimal Performance And Portability With CP-X300 3LCD Projector

-- The CP-X300 offers a brightness of 2,600 ANSI lumens at a light weight of 7.7 pounds. --

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA, June 19, 2007 – Demonstrating its commitment to providing affordable and reliable solutions for educators, Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Business Platform Systems Division has introduced the CP-X300 3LCD projector. High brightness, advanced connectivity and portability guarantee that the new CP-X300 will effectively engage instructors and students.

“With a brightness of 2,600 ANSI lumens and a light weight of 7.7 pounds, the CP-X300 brings a new level of versatility to the education market,” said Pete Denes, vice president of sales, Hitachi America, Ltd., Ubiquitous Business Platform Systems Division, Business Group. “The CP-X300 is an engaging presentation tool that offers unmatched reliability with no sacrifice in performance.”

The CP-X300 3LCD projector offers unmatched clarity, with XGA (1024 x 768) resolution and a 4:3 aspect ratio. The CP-X300 also features two RGB inputs, MyScreen/MyMemory preset options, and a remote control with Hitachi?s ?MyButtons? function. The CP-X300 also features a low 29dB noise rating (in Whisper Mode), 1:1.2 manual zoom, and digital keystone correction.

Additionally, the CP-X300 addresses the issue of equipment theft in schools, as it 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). A 7-watt audio output enables a complete audio/video presentation.

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