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Filmmaker David Lynch endorses Sim2 DLP projector

December 17th, 2007 · No Comments

DLP projection specialist Sim2 found A-list support for the US launch of its 3-chip Grand Cinema C3X 1080 projector. Acclaimed filmmaker David (Blue Velvet) Lynch came forward to endorse the product, saying: “I am a perfectionist. When I was searching for a projector for my studio, I tested many brands. SIM2 beat them all by […]

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Video projection specialist Sim2 backs LCD

December 4th, 2007 · No Comments

DLP video projection specialist Sim2 is moving into the LCD screen market. The company has confirmed that it hopes to release a high-end 46-inch LCD TV late 2008. The display will employ proprietary LED dimming technology created by Dolby Laboratories. It’s possible that a prototype will make its debut at the January CES.

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Yamaha withdraws from home projection market

June 25th, 2007 · No Comments

Yamaha has pulled out of the home video projector market. The AV specialist, which has released a number of highly regarded DLP and LCD models over the last couple of years, says it can no longer compete in the home cinema PJ field. “Prices are just too competitive for us,” admitted a spokesman. The company […]

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Optoma unveils budget 1080p DLP projector

June 6th, 2007 · No Comments

The price of 1080p projection continues to fall. Big-screen specialist Optoma has announced a new budget-priced 1080p DLP projector. The HD80 (pictured), which utilises Texas Instruments’ 0.95-inch 1920×1080 Dark Chip2 and Brilliant Color chip technology, is will retail for just 1,995 pounds when it launches this summer. The model promises a 10,000:1 contrast ratio and […]

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Optoma introduces flagship 1080p projector

September 4th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Big-screen specialist Optoma is to introduce its first 1080p projector at the end of September. The ThemeScene HD81 1080p model features a new sleeker design, and what the brand’s Corporate Communications Manager Bob Johnson describes as “studio-quality resolution and image processing.” Optoma will also introduce the ThemeScene HD70, a budget 720p DLP HD Ready model, […]

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Runco to launch biggest-ever 1080p projector range

August 24th, 2006 · No Comments

High-end projector specialist Runco is expected to introduce no-fewer than eight 1080p home cinema projectors this autumn. First out will be the RS-1100 Ultra, with what the company describes as ‘digital-cinema grade optics.’ Its US retail price is anticipated to be 20,000 dollars. The entire Runco range is expected to span both single and three […]

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DENON 1080p AV range steals the CEDIA UK EXPO

June 28th, 2006 · 4 Comments

Denon stole the show at this year’s UK CEDIA Expo, held at the ExCel centre in London. The Japanese AV specialist unveiled a range of 1080p upgrades for its high-end home cinema products, led by a new iteration of the huge AVC-A1XV receiver (pictured below), the A1XVA. The new model now sports a custom Faroudja […]

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Mitusibishi to launch laser-light DLP TVs

April 4th, 2006 · No Comments

Mitsubishi will announce this week that it plans to introduce microdisplay DLP projection TVs which utilize laser light rather than the more familiar white-light mercury lamps. The brand says the laser source offers better colour and contrast, as well as further reducing cabinet size. The new units, to be shown at a US trade show, […]

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