A Sampling Of Some Of The Latest Product Designs For Cedia Escs
SIM’S GRAND CINEMA MICO 50
SIM’s Grand Cinema MICO 50
The MICO 50 is a single-chip LED FULL-HD DLP projector featuring SIM2’s PureLED technology, a combination of three high LEDs, DLP chipset, advanced video processing, and a new light engine. PureLED technology offers a trio of Phlatlight LEDs by Luminus directing light into the projector optics without going through a color wheel. The projector uses an eight-bitsper channel high-speed current driver designed to balance the light intensity coming from the three LED modules, matching the projector’s light output to the incoming video signal.
DPI’S HIGHLITE CINE 260
DPI’s HIGHlite Cine 260 addresses a common request among ESCs seeking DPI’s imaging performance in a smaller cabinet.
The 260 addresses a common request among ESCs seeking DPI’s imaging performance in a smaller cabinet. The three-chip projector features up to 2,000 lumens and 12,000:1 contrast. Installation is flexible due to the HIGHlite Cine’s compact and lightweight chassis design, and extraordinary lens shift range of 30-percent horizontal and 120-percent vertical. Multiple lens options provide further flexibility, with 0.7 and 1.0:1 fixed lenses plus zoom lenses with a throw ratio range from 1.25 – 5.0:1. Connectivity includes two HDMI inputs, as well as RGB via D-15, component, composite, and S-video inputs.
CINEVERSUM’S 3-CHIP LCOS HD PROJECTORS
Cineversum’s Blackwing Two and Blackwing Three join the Blackwing One entry-level model.
StJohn Group, the U.S. importer for the French high-definition projector company, Cineversum, is offering two new projectors geared to the high-end residential projector market, named the Blackwing Two and the Blackwing Three, which join the Blackwing One entrylevel model. Both will have anamorphic lens kits, ceiling mounts, and additional accessories. All three Cineversum projectors are tuned to Rec. 709 high def color space, and all are custom painted using an automotive paint process.
EPSON’S POWERLITE HOME CINEMA 8500 UB
Epson’s PowerLite Home Cinema 8500 UB features a contrast ratio up to 200,000:1.
With a contrast ratio up to 200,000:1, Epson’s new projector provides deeper blacks and more detail. It features Epson’s D7 chip, an HQV processor, super-resolution technology, a cinema filter, improved frame interpolation, and Fujinon lens. New THX Movie Mode ensures accurate and exceptional picture quality, while the long-life E-TORL lamp delivers more lumens per watt and lasts up to 4,000 hours, according to the company.
MITSUBISHI DIGITAL’S HC6800 DIAMOND SERIES
The HC6800 follows Mitsubishi’s Diamond heritage with its high-speed automatic iris uses polarization.
The HC6800 is designed for easy installation, featuring motorized vertical and horizontal lens shift. Integrators project a test pattern grid onto their screen and line up the image with the fast track, then fine tune using a step-by-step tracking process. With 1500 ANSI lumens, the HC6800 follows Mitsubishi’s Diamond heritage with its high-speed automatic iris uses polarization to create one of the highest contrast ratios available in a projector of this caliber. This improved iris creates a quick black-to-light image shift that provides dynamic, smooth transitions between light and dark scenes and sharp overall details in dark video images. Anamorphic Lens Modes 1 and 2 eliminate the need for a lens railing or tracking apparatus to install or remove an anamorphic lens.
RUNCO’S THX CERTIFICATION
Runco’s QuantumColor Q-750i
Runco’s VX-33i and VX-33d DLP home cinema projectors and the QuantumColor Q-750i and Q-750d lampless LED home theater projectors have each received THX Display certification. The Runco VideoXtreme VX-33i and VX-33d home cinema projectors feature a threechip DLP light engine with 1080p SuperOnyx DMD, and Runco-proprietary Vivix video processing and scaling. Runco says that utilizing proprietary O-Path technology and Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) calibration standards ensures that light is efficiently culminated in the VX- 33i and VX-33d to project ultra-high resolution and brightness. The QuantumColor lampless LED projectors were designed to maximize the benefits of Runco’s new InfiniLight illumination technology and pair it with proprietary engineering to create energy-efficient home theater projectors. According to the company, Quantum- Color projectors produce “immeasurable” black/white contrast and deliver definitive color and contrast.