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Hitachi's Home-1 Theater Projector Brings the Big Screen to the Living Room with Outstanding Image Quality Backed by Hitachi's Industry Leading TV Technology

-- New Home-1 Multimedia Projector Provides Superior Performance and Functionality for Home Theater Users --


Hitachi America, Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan (NYSE:HIT), today announced the availability of Home-1, Hitachi's first multimedia projector for the home theater market. As the latest addition to Hitachi's comprehensive line of multimedia projectors, Home-1 offers advanced features to impress even the savviest videophiles.

At seven pounds, the Home-1 projector includes multiple connectivity inputs for a variety of home theater related devices, including DVD at its theoretically best resolution, and also supports high-definition signals such as 720p and 1080i. Employed with conventional surround sound systems and other home theater equipment, Home-1 creates a theater-quality environment delivering high-quality, vivid, crisp images backed by Hitachi's leading TV technology at a native 16:9 aspect ratio.

"The Home-1 projector delivers the advanced image quality and product features that the industry has come to expect from Hitachi," said Pete Denes, director of sales for Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division. "Home theater enthusiasts will be hard-pressed to find another projector that delivers this level of quality and price performance with a feature set that affords flexibility for a range of room environments."