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Hitachi BZ-1 data projector

Hitachi BZ-1 data projector
alaScore 88

2 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of Hitachi BZ-1 data projector. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Projectors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Hitachi BZ-1 data projector is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : M. David Stone (

Hitachi BZ-1


The Hitachi BZ-1 LCD projector offers high-quality data images, better than par video, interactivity, and an ultra-short throw.

Ultra short throw. Interactive. Can mount vertically for interactive table top applications. High-quality data image.

Requires calibration for interactive feature.

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Apr, 2012

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Hitachi BZ-1 Review


One of the hottest short throw interactive projectors on the market, sets a new benchmark in price/performance...

Product Specifications


Certification:UL, c-UL, FCC, CE
RoHS compliance: Yes


Colour of product:White
LED indicators: Yes


Built-in Display: No


Bulb power:210
Service life of lamp:3000
Service life of lamp (economic mode):6000

Lens System

Focal length range (f-f):4.1


Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1
RMS rated power:10


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35

Other features

Aspect Ratio:16:10
Connectivity Technology:Wired

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes


Horizontal scan range:15 - 106
Noise Level:32
Noise level (economic mode):28
Vertical scan range:50 - 120

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in: Yes
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:2


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC input frequency:50 - 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Power consumption (typical):320
Power Source:AC


Contrast ratio (typical):2000:1
Native Aspect Ratio:16:10
Number of Colours:16.78 million colours
Projection Technology:LCD
Projector brightness:2500
Projector native resolution:WXGA (1280x800)
Supported aspect ratios:4:3


Card reader integrated: No


3D: No
Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL M, PAL N, SECAM
Full HD: No
HD-Ready: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 720p

Weight & Dimensions

Height :10.2