April 16, 2010 — Article
High-end home cinema projectors brand Runco has received THX acknowledgement for its latest range, including the first ever THX Certification for an LED projector.
The VX-33i and VX-33d DLP models and the QuantumColor Q-750i and Q-750d LED projectors have each received THX Display certification.
THX ensures that certified projectors perform to the standards outlined in the THX Certified Display program which aims to recreate the power and performance of the cinema in a home theatre.
Distributed in the UK by Pulse Marketing, the Runco QuantumColor Series Q-750i and Q-750d use Runco’s make use of a raft of proprietary technologies, including the new InfiniLight lampless LED illumination technology to provide an infinite light source that creates an energy-efficient projector with an extremely wide colour gamut. Runco’s Personal Color Equalizer allows colour adjustment that includes settings exactly matched to the definition of Hollywood’s cinematographers and the colour preferences of each individual viewer for each source. Also, Runco Smart Color (RSC) provides a hue compensation curve and gamut mapping that allows for lifelike, accurate flesh tones while increasing colour saturation.
Rick Dean, senior vice president of THX, said: “THX testing and certification aims to reproduce the detailed images, accurate colours and deep black levels found in the filmmaker’s studio, ensuring Runco projectors can deliver stunning visual experiences that are true to the director’s vision.”