September 14th, 2011 Art Feierman
Greetings, Well, to date I’ve mostly ignored the higher end projectors such as Runco, SIM2 and Digital Projection. So far I’ve covered home theater projectors from Sony, JVC, Epson, Mitsubishi and other well recognized brand names. In this blog I’d like to do a quick look at what’s going on with the really high end brands. Most of them seem to have been releasing projectors over time, not just at CEDIA, so I want to provide a little structure of what the product lines look for each of the brands.
SIM2 surprised me. Last they now seem to have 30 projectors or more, starting at under $7000. I put together a “short” page on SIM2 projectors that touches on five or six different key projectors in their line-up, including 3D capable entries at a wide range of prices. Check out SIM2 for 2011!
Let’s discuss Runco here:
Runco – Runco wow’d the press at their press conference (including me) with the brightest 3D I’ve seen to date. Would you believe 3D on a 213 inch screen? And it was so bright, that I’d say it easily was brighter than, say, any of the JVCs or Mitsubishi 3D capable projectors doing a 100″ diagonal screen in 2D.
How bright was it? Well, Runco showed us this way: In 2D, on the 213″ screen, Read the rest of this entry »