Hitachi CPWX8240 – LCD WXGA (1280 x 800) 4000 ANSI


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The new CP-WX8240 projector is geared up for simple and user-friendly functionality in any environment. With a convenient motorised lens shift, and a central lens position, images can be seamlessly adjusted and moved at the touch of a button. Plus, with a wide range of optional lenses, the CP-WX8240 can adapt to any environment, from conference rooms and lecture theatres, to museums or anywhere requiring a creative solution.

  • Light Output (Brightness): 4000 ANSI Lumens (Normal Mode)
  • Resolution: WXGA (1280 x 800)
  • 3000:1 Contrast ratio (Presentation Mode)
  • Long lamp life – 4000 hours (Eco Mode)*
  • High performance filter – lasts up to 15,000 hours in Eco Mode
  • Full connectivity including HDMI
  • AMX Device Discovery
  • Crestron RoomView®
  • Wide range of optional lenses
  • Optional wireless network feature
  • Instant stacking for enhanced brightness levels
  • Reduce power consumption – less than 0.3W in Standby Mode

Features at a glance

  • 3LCD3LCD – A sophisticated, innovative technology that utilises 3 chips to deliver vibrant, true-to-life and consistent images for the most demanding audiences.
  • Hybrid FilterHybrid Filter – The Hybrid Filter lasts for more than 4000 hours, ten times longer than conventional filters. This extension in maintenance intervals reduces the overall cost of ownership significantly.
  • Security featuresSecurity features – Advanced security features include Multi-Level PIN-Lock, Transition Detector, steel security bar, Kensington Lock and prominent security labels.
  • Blackboard/Whiteboard ModeBlackboard/Whiteboard Mode – Projecting onto coloured or shiny backgrounds can make images appear either dull or uncomfortably bright. This mode ensures optimal brightness whether the screen is black, green or shiny white.
  • Low TCOLow TCO – Significantly extended maintenance intervals resulting from long-life parts reduces the total cost of ownership.
  • Optional LensesOptional Lenses – Installations are more flexible with a range of optional bayonet lenses. Choose from Fixed Short, Short, Long and Ultra Long throw lenses, designed to suit different requirements.
  • PC-less PresentationsPC-less Presentations – Simply plug in a memory stick, SD card, or even a portable hard disk drive and present without the need of a laptop.
  • Vertical ProjectionVertical Projection – Images can be projected at 90 degrees up or down, opening up a whole new range of applications.
  • Advanced NetworkingAdvanced Networking – Manage and control multiple projectors over LAN. Turn the projector on and off, schedule email alerts and monitor projectors all via the network.
  • Wireless NetworkingWireless Networking – Wireless networking offers quick, easy and secure network access. Browser based software provides easy management, control and monitoring of networked projectors.
  • AMX Device DiscoveryAMX Device Discovery – When integrated with an AMX Controller, the relevant communication modules and drivers are downloaded to the projector automatically.
  • HDMIHDMI – Get the highest quality image by connecting the latest in A/V equipment to the projector with HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface).
  • Long Life LampLong Life Lamp – Using Eco Mode, lamp life is extended to more than 6,000 hours – equivalent to the projector being used for three hours a day over a period of ten years.
  • Template FunctionTemplate Function – This unique Hitachi feature allows you to project different patterns of lines and grids onto a whiteboard, blackboard or flip chart, making writing and drawing easier.
  • Virtually Maintenance FreeVirtually Maintenance Free – Hitachi projectors are designed to be easy to use and require minimal maintenance. Long-life parts significantly extend the maintenance intervals, reducing cost and any inconvenience.
  • Daytime ModeDaytime Mode – It can be harder to see a projected picture when the sun is shining brightly. Projections are always vivid and colourful in a bright environment with Daytime Mode.
  • Quick On/OffQuick On/Off – Plug in, turn on and present. The Quick On/Off feature and automatic resolution equals fast set-up
  • Input Source NamingInput Source Naming – Personalise devices and inputs to the projector – for example, re-name a device input to “Tom’s Laptop” for easy recognition.
  • Ultra QuietUltra Quiet – With a low noise level of 29dB in our latest models, the internal fan is one of the quietest in its class. The audience will hear the presenter, not the operating noise of the projector.
  • My ButtonMy Button – Assign custom functions or common tasks to a programmable button on your remote control.
  • MessengerMessenger – Send text messages and announcements to multiple, networked projectors at the same time. This is ideal for projecting daily work schedules and university campus notifications to multiple classrooms simultaneously.
  • Centralised Reporting FunctionCentralised Reporting Function – Using a single PC, create HTML reports for a group of networked projectors to simplify maintenance requirements.
  • Audio Pass ThroughAudio Pass Through – When all you need is sound and not pictures, this convenient feature lets you hear the projector’s speakers whilst the rest is on stand-by – helping to preserve lamplife.
  • Vertical Keystone CorrectionVertical Keystone Correction – Correct misaligned images automatically with vertical keystone correction.
  • Progressive ScanProgressive Scan – Typically with moving images, each frame of video is shown in two halves – odd lines and even lines. Progressive Scan enables every line of a video frame to be displayed simultaneously resulting in crisp, smooth motion and reduced flicker and judder.
  • On Screen Display (OSD)On Screen Display (OSD) – The new menu is much easier to use. Navigating through the different options is easier, whilst settings are clearly named.
  • Energy Efficiency SaverEnergy Efficiency Saver – Hitachi are ECO conscious when developing LCD TVs, focussing on low energy consumption, responsible choice of materials and using the best technologies available.

Product Specs


LCD Panel 0.59″ (1.5cm) P-Si TFT x 3
Resolution WXGA (1280 x 800)
  **A free replacement lamp will be issued if the original lamp fails within 6 months from the date of purchase.
Light Output (Brightness) 4000 ANSI Lumens (Normal Mode)
2700 ANSI Lumens (Eco Mode)
Colour Light Output (Colour Brightness) 4000 ANSI Lumens (Normal Mode)
2700 ANSI Lumens (Eco Mode)
Contrast Ratio 3000:1 (Presentation Mode)
Lens Powered Zoom x 1.5, Powered Focus
Lamp Wattage 245W UHP
Lamp Life 2500 Hours (Normal Mode)/4000 Hours (Eco Mode)*
Distance To Width Ratio (:1) 1.50 (WIDE), 2.2 (TELE)
Diagonal Display Size 30″~600″ (76cm~1,524cm)
Number Of Colours 8 Bit/colour, 16.7M colours
Keystone Vertical 5:-1 shift, Normal at + 17.7°~11.9° projection angle
  *The stated lamp life refers to the average life expected in ideal operating conditions with usage in accordance with the manual. The majority of, but not all lamps should achieve this figure.


Computer Compatibility VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, WXGA+, SXGA, SXGA+, UXGA, MAC 16″
Composite/S-Video NTSC/PAL/SECAM/ PAL-M/PAL-N/NTSC4.43
Component Video/HDMI 525i(480i), 525p(480p), 625i(576i), 1125i(1080i@50/60), 750p(720p@50/60), 1125p(1080p@50/60)


Speakers 2 x 8W (stereo)
Basic Functions Freeze, Magnifying, Blank, Auto adjustment, Search
Picture Adjustments Equalising digital gamma correction, 2-3 Pull Down for NTSC, progressive scan, noise reduction, Mirror Reverse Image, Up-side Down Image, Equalising colour temperature adjustment, Frame lock, Perfect Fit
Digital Keystone Auto Vertical Keystone correction ±35°
Advanced Features Audio pass through, Audio ports assign, Auto Eco Mode, Closed caption (NTSC & 480i), Filter timer, Lens memory, My Button, My Memory, My Text, MyScreen, PC-less presentation, Picture modes (normal, cinema, dynamic, blackboard, greenboard, whiteboard, daytime, DICOM simulation), Resolution setting, Source naming (English), Template, Instant Stack
Outward Easy lamp replace from side, Easy filter replace from side
Power On & Off Direct power on, Auto power off
Security Systems PIN Security Lock, MyScreen Password Lock, Transition Detector, My Text Password Lock, Key Lock (keypad, remote control), Lens Lock, Security bar
Network AMX Device Discovery, Command control via the network, Configuring and controlling the projector via a web browser, Controlling the projector via scheduling, Crestron RoomView® (not accessible through the wireless adaptor), Displaying text data with audio alarm transferred via network, Failure and warning alerts via email, My Image (still image transfer) Display, Network Bridge, Network Presentation (PC still/moving picture transfer), PJLink™, Projector management via SNMP
OSD Languages English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, Dutch, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Swedish, Russian, Finnish, Polish, Turkey, Arabian, Persian, Czech, Danish, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovenian, Croatian, Greek, Lithuanian, Estonian, Latvian, Thai, Portuguese (Brazil), Indonesian, Vietnamese


Digital Input 2 x HDMI (HDCP Compliant)
Computer Input 1 x 15-pin Mini D-sub
1 x BNC
Monitor Output 1 x 15-pin Mini D-sub
  1 x S-Video
1 x RCA Composite Video
3 x RCA Component Video
  2 x Stereo Mini Jack
2 x RCA Jack(L/R)
Audio Output 2 x RCA Jack (L/R)
Control 1 x 9-pin D-Sub for RS232C Control
USB 2 x USB type A (PC-less presentation or optional wireless adaptor)
1 x USB type B (USB mouse control or USB display)
Wired Remote Control Input: 1 x Stereo Mini Jack
Output: 1 x Stereo Mini Jack
Wired Network 1 x RJ-45 (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
Wireless Network IEEE802.11b/g/n (Optional USB wireless adaptor is required)


Power Supply AC100-120V/AC220-240V
Power Consumption/Standby 355W/


Dimensions (W X H X D) 498 x 135 x 396mm (excluding feet and extrusions)
Weight Approximately 8.3Kg
Noise Level 35dB (Normal Mode) / 29dB (Eco Mode)
Air Filter Hybrid (up to 15,000 hours)


  LED lamps (power, lamp, temperature, security, filter, shade), Serial number label on side


  UL 60950-1/cUL, FCC Part15 subpart B class A, CE Marking EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, EN55022 class A, EN55024 (EMC directive), EN60950-1 (Low voltage directive), WEEE/RoHS/ErP (lot6) compliant, c-tick class A GOST-R


  Remote control with batteries, RGB cable, power cord, lens cover, security label, user manual (detail & concise), Application CD, Adaptor cover


Replacement Lamp DT01281
Filter Set MU06642
USB Wireless Adaptor USB-WL-11N
Optional Lenses FL-701 – Motorized (focus only) – Fixed lens, Zoom x 1
ML-703 – Motorized – Middle throw lens, Zoom x 2
LL-704 – Motorized – Long throw lens, Zoom x 1.7
UL-705 – Motorized – Ultra long throw lens, Zoom x 1.7


Projector/Lamp 3 Years/6 Months**


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