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  • Hitachi StarBoard FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard Hitachi StarBoard FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard
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Hitachi StarBoard FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard

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  • The 79" StarBoard FX-79E1 operates with various operating systems such as Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Finger Driven interactive technology with multi-touch input capabilities making FX-79E1 intuitive
  • The Dual pen feature enables 2 users to work on the board simultaneously
  • Handwriting recognition capability of the Hitachi StarBoard makes it a more intuitive and advance tool for efficient writing
  • The ability to import and export files with various formats
  • Supports IWB Common File Format (CFF) for easy sharing of educational content
  • The customizable floating toolbar available on the side of the board with a number of features and tools
  • 15 function buttons for easy access to frequently used tools
  • Users can access the internet directly from the Hitachi StarBoard interactive whiteboard
  • The famous interactive StarBoard Software is included along with remote conferencing feature

The Hitachi StarBoard FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard is a ground breaking learning tool which is not only simple in design but also possesses the latest interactive technology that enhances lessons and presentations. The 79” active area of Hitachi StarBoard has the ability to let the user annotate directly onto it using a finger, stylus or any solid object. With the dual pen touch capability, 2 users can simultaneously work on the entire surface area. Along with this, the FX-79E1 has 15 customizable function buttons which are easily accessible in the frequently used tools.

The added benefit of having a USB 2.0 support enables the board to be powered through it, therefore an electric outlet is not required for it to be powered. The durability of Hitachi whiteboards have also maintained their quality and have an advantage over its competitors with its porcelain steel and puncture resistant surface.In addition to this, the FX-79E1 is facilitated by the included StarBoard Interactive Software that delivers exceptional performance with top class interactive capabilities. The StarBoard Interactive Software enhances the performance of the FX-79E1 as it facilitates collaboration, information sharing and dynamic presentations. With a customizable interface and toolbar, StarBoard Interactive Software enables a smooth workflow, ultimately improving performance and boosting productivity.

Additional Information

NameHitachi StarBoard FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard
Diagonal Size (Inches)79
Number of Touch Inputs2
Input MethodFinger, Solid Object, Stylus
Touch Sensing TechnologyInfrared
Touch InterfaceUSB
Surface TypeProjection
Surface MaterialHigh Density Polyester
Aspect Ratio4:3
Operating SystemWindows XP, Vista, 7 (32/64bit) with latest service pack, Linux OS Ubundu 10.04/11.04, Open SUSE 11.2, Tablet PC Edition, 64-bit Edition (XP and Vista) and Server Edition are not supported, Macintosh OSX 10.5, 10.6, 10.7.2 with latest service pack applied
Power Requirement2.5W via USB
Included SoftwareHitachi StarBoard Software
Included AccessoriesStylus pen, wall mount bracket, USB cable, StarBoard Software, Start-up Guide
Dimensions (H”x W”x D”)50.4 x 72.9 x 1.4
Weight (lbs.)48.5000
Warranty3 year limited warranty upon registration
Country of OriginJapan

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  1. 79 Inch Hitachi Starboard FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard review by Product Expert on 12/14/2015

    The Hitachi StarBoard FX-79E1 is a wide screen Interactive Whiteboard featuring a 79-inch interactive screen taking the classroom communication level to next level by facilitating the user to have a grasp at the interactive screen world. The Hitachi FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard comes with multi-touch screen allowing two users to work on the board simultaneously; thus making group tasking possible. One can operate the screen by merely touching it with fingers. The Interactive Whiteboard also includes a stylus-pen to facilitate the user to operate the screen.

    The multi-touch feature of Hitachi Starboard FX-79E1 Interactive Whiteboard enables the user to perform functions like zoom, scroll and navigate the page by simple finger gestures. The FX-79 E1 Whiteboard also provides the facility to attach magnets to the screen as an additional feature. To increase the level-of-ease for the customer, Hitachi has provided 15 function buttons at each side of the screen. Comfortable group work is possible with Whiteboard because of its large 79-inch wide screen area. The Hitachi StarBoard provides software support for major operating systems like Windows, Mac and Linux. Hand writing recognition feature of the Hitachi FX-79 StarBoard can read the regular hand-writing of the user and convert it into software fonts. With direct Internet access feature, users can make use of images from Google in their live work feeds. The StarBoard FX-79 E1 provides the use of a variety of digital inks that brings versatility to writing world for the end-user.

    The Hitachi StarBoard FX-79 Interactive Whiteboard also includes a Remote conferencing feature over the Internet allowing the user to share the screen with the remote end user. The StarBoard software has also the capability of importing Microsoft Office files and it also supports IWB Common File Format (CFF) that facilitates sharing of educational content over the web.

    Limits simultaneous number of users, keeping large teams from working collaboratively

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Model No
FX-79E1: AH00329 
Input Methods
Infrared ray shading detection system 
Interface to Computer
USB 1.1, USB 2.0 
Effective Screen Size (mm)
1,633 (W) x 1,225 (H) 
Board/Surface Material
High density polyester (core), steel (surface) 
Operating Specification
+5 – +35 °C, 20 – 80% humidity without condensation 
Dimensions (mm)
1,852 (W) x 1,281 (H) x 35 (D) 
approx. 22 kg 
FCC Class B, CE, VCCI Class A 
3 year limited equipment warranty upon registration 
System Requirements
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 1.8GHz or higher 
RAM: 1GB or more 
HDD: 600MB or more 
Display Color Depth: 32bits or more 
OS support
Windows OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista(32bit), 7(32/64bit) (latest service pack recommended) (Tablet PC Edition and Server Edition are not supported) 
Mac OS: Mac OS 10.5/10.6/10.7 
Linux OS: Ubuntu 10.04/11.04, openSUSE 11.2 


  • Brochure

  • Demo Video

    • Stylus pen
    • Wall mount bracket
    • USB cable
    • StarBoard Software
    • Start-up Guide

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