VIDIKRON LAUNCHES NEW FLAGSHIP VISION MODEL 150 LIGHTAMP™ PROJECTOR

Vidikron's new top of the line 3-chip DLP projector leads the company's 1080p lineup by bringing the ultimate cinematic experience to the most luxurious home theaters.

Union City, CA - April 13, 2007 - Vidikron, the world leader in the design and manufacturing of home theater video display technologies, brings its most advanced video technologies, along with native 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution and THX® Video Display Certification, together in truly spectacular fashion. Vidikron's new flagship Vision™ Model 150 LightAmp™ 3 -chip 1080p DLP™ projector delivers the most awesome cinematic widescreen viewing experience available to homes of distinction.

Vidikron's Vision Model 150 is designed to bring high performance and ultra high resolution video quality to the largest home theater screen sizes. The Vision Model 150 uses a new, precisely engineered 3 -chip DLP™ light engine, combined with an advanced Xenon LightAmp™ illumination system to bring high performance and ultra high resolution to the very best home theaters.

The Vision Model 150 uses a 1.2 kW Xenon lamp to produce Vidikron's brightest 1080p picture ever. Vidikron engineers have ensured enhanced contrast ratio and wide dynamic range through the implementation of its exclusive, advanced V2 Aperture Control™ technology. The Vision Model 150 is also one of the first video projectors to meet the rigid standards of THX Certification, further ensuring pristine cinematic quality and high performance. In addition, the Vision Model 150 is also engineered to ISF™ calibration standards. This impressive flagship projector is furnished with Vidikron's newest, next -generation, all -digital VHD Video Controller/Processor; featuring state -of -the -art Imagix™ video processing, superb scaling, and the industry's most advanced aspect ratio control system.

The Vision Model 150 is available with four high precision optics choices, each zoom lens featuring broad motorized horizontal and vertical lens shift capability, power zoom and power focus. In addition, the Vision Model 150 offers Vidikron's exclusive CineWide™ and CineWide™ with AutoScope™ options for the ultimate super -widescreen viewing experience. CineWide technology fills the entire vertical height of the screen for true 2.35:1 widescreen movie enjoyment while utilizing every pixel of resolution and eliminating distracting black bars on the top and bottom of the screen.

Vidikron's new Vision Model 150 represents the company's greatest achievement to date, a statement piece destined for the finest custom home theater installations in the world. Its unparalleled performance is capable of easily exceeding the picture quality experienced in even the best commercial cinemas.

MSRP of the Vision Model 150 is $99,995; pricing for the fixed CineWide lens option and the CineWide with AutoScope motorized anamorphic lens system vary. The Vision Model 150 is available in Classic White or optional Graphite Gray chassis. The projector is now shipping.

For more information on Vidikron, please visit www.vidikron.com.


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.

Imagix, IntelliWide, LightAmp and CineWide and CineWide with AutoScope are trademarks owned by Runco, LLC, licensed to Vidikron, a division of Runco International, Inc. Digital Light Processing, DLP is a trademark of Texas Instruments. ISF is a trademark of the Imaging Science Foundation.


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