Vidikron's Vision™ Model 60 Projector Breaks Performance & Price Barriers

The High-Definition Model 60 Projector Gives Custom Home Theater Designers 3-Chip D-ILA™ Picture Quality at an Unmatched Value

UNION CITY, CALIFORNIA - March 7, 2005 - Home theater installers who have been using video display manufacturer Vidikron's newest high -definition projector are responding with rave reviews. Vidikron, a premier manufacturer of video projectors and plasma monitors, released the Vision™ Model 60 in January of 2005 as part of its commitment to provide its dealers with innovative, high -value home theater products. The Model 60 is designed to reproduce widescreen video images with high brightness and detail at high definition resolutions. Retailing at $12,995, the Vision Model 60 is now shipping.




"The Vision Model 60 is one of three latest additions to Vidikron's expanding lineup of video displays, which allow our dealers to give their customers phenomenal home theater performance and value," said Jim McGall, Vidikron's vice president of sales and marketing. "Since we released the Vision Model 60 in January, our custom dealers across the country have been implementing it in their home theater designs, and the feedback is superb. Home theater enthusiasts demand an exciting film experience, and the Model 60 exceeds their expectations, delivering an impressive high -definition picture and integration flexibility that put it at the top of its class."



"The Vision Model 60 has made an ideal addition to our product offering, and integrates very easily with our home theater designs. Our customers have been thrilled with the results," said Mark McCracken, president of ihome, a Vidikron dealer in Seattle, Washington. "By making a projector with this kind of power available at this price point, Vidikron has given us an affordable way to provide each of our customers a very impressive picture at home. We've seen the Model 60 produce some incredible results on a number of different screen types, and in rooms where lighting is less -than -ideal. We're very happy with its power and versatility."



The Vision Model 60's optical light engine design, which incorporates three D -ILA chips rather than a single -chip design, minimizes image distortion, and the "rainbow effect" that often compromises the quality of single -chip displays. Vidikron engineers also paid careful attention to accurate gray scale tracking and true 6500K color reproduction, which are essential to producing smoother pictures that replicate the quality of real film.



With 1000 ANSI lumens of light output (CSMS™ Light Output of 17.9 ft -Lamberts) and a contrast ratio of 800:1, the Model 60 delivers bright and detailed images on screens as large as eight feet wide. The Model 60 features Vidikron's outstanding internal video processing with 3:2 film detection circuitry, and its full HDTV compatibility (with outboard tuner/decoder or satellite receiver) make it versatile enough to handle any video source. The projector's discrete IR and RS -232 controls make custom installation seamless, while direct source and aspect ratio selection accommodate any automation control system.



About Vidikron



The highly respected Vidikron brand was established in 1980 in Milan, Italy, and was acquired by Runco International in 2002. Vidikron offers a comprehensive selection of high performance, cutting edge video products, distributed through a select network of authorized Vidikron dealers and custom installation professionals. For more information on Vidikron, visit its website at www.vidikron.com .



Vision and CSMS trademarks of Vidikron.

Digital Images are available on request. Contact Marketing Matters at 954 -925 -1511 or veronica@marketingmatters.net.



# # #

Featured Product

Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

Introducing the revolutionary Comelit Visto Smart Doorbell

The Visto Doorbell is a new Smart Doorbell from Comelit which combines a modern Italian design with all of the basic features you are looking for in a smart video doorbell. In fact, it is so smart that it can use the 2 wires from your existing doorbell and pass both the power and the data signals. This solves the common problem of having poor wifi coverage all the way at your front door. The Visto also has built in night vision, video recording on a SD card and in the cloud, motion detection, and multiple mounting options including an angle mount. The second thing we are introducing is the Visto Dealer referral program. Because we only sell through the Professional Distribution channel, we want to give our dealers who buy in that channel extra incentives to sell our product. For any security dealers or installers who go on our website www.vistodoorbell.com, and sign up for our program, we will offer the following: - Free referrals to customers in your area - Cashback program - 10% discount during the 1st month of the launch - Free Visto t-shirts and gear - A chance to win a trip for 2 to Venice, Italy Its that easy. Let us refer customer to you and get paid in the process. All while selling a wonderful Italian designed smart doorbell which is innovative and easy to install. So all dealers should protect the pro-channel and install products like the Visto which are made and sold only at your friendly local security and low voltage distributors.