|Vidikron Unveils Two New Projectors|
|Home Theater News SXRD-HD-ILA Front Projector News|
|Written by AVRev.com|
|Friday, 13 February 2004|
The Vidikron Vision Model 60 is a 3-chip unit using D-ILA technology for resolution and video clarity.
The Vision Model 60 uses three native 16:9 aspect ratio D-ILA chips, and has a high definition resolution of 1400 x 788. Light output is measured at 17.9 foot-Lamberts using Vidikron’s Cinema Standards Measurement System (CSMS), and 1000 ANSI lumens. Contrast ratio is given at 800:1. The multi-standard Model 60 offers an array of inputs including DVI with HDCP, and its compact, Italian-inspired chassis design weighs only 20 pounds.
Vidikron has also introduced the Vision Model 100, a high light output projector, featuring Vidikron’s LightAmp LCD technology. It is intended for upper-end home theater applications where high ambient lighting conditions exist, such as family rooms.
The Model 100 features next-generation, active matrix TFT LCD technology in a native 16:9 aspect ratio configuration. The three-panel Model 100 produces light output measured at 69.3 foot-Lamberts (CSMS), and 4000 ANSI lumens, produced by a dual UHP lamp arrangement.
The Model 100 offers high definition resolution of 1366 x 768, and has a contrast ratio of 900:1. The multi-standard Model 100 offers a variety of features including lens shift capability for installation flexibility.
Both Vidikron products are slated for delivery in the first quarter of 2004. The Model 60 will retail for under $15,000, while the Mode l00 will retail for under $25,000.