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Q&A: Gerry Perkel, Planar Systems

10-Dec-2008: CE Pro by Bob Archer

Despite criticism from some professional installers that Planar Systems has mishandled its acquired Runco and Vidikron brands, Gerry Perkel, CEO and president, says the company strives to satisfy its dealers.
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Review: Runco LightStyle LS-1 Home Theater Projector

09-Feb-2012: Electronic House by Grant Clauser

This Runco DLP projector is an affordable home cinema luxury.

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Review: Runco LightStyle LS-100d DLP LED Projector

14-May-2012: Home Theater High Fidelity by Chris Heinonen

Home Theater High Fidelity gives the ultra-short throw Runco Lightstyle LS-100d projector the thumbs up.

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Runco Academy Adds Sales Curriculum to Dealer Training

03-Jun-2009: Residential Systems by Jeremy Glowacki

Runco has redesigned the curriculum for its dealer education program. Authorized dealers who sign up for the manufacturer�s Master Class-Mastering the Art of Home Cinema will be invited to the company's Beaverton, Oregon, headquarters for a two-day session of sales training that can be taken in addition to or independently of Runco's traditional three-day technical training session.

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Runco Adds New Curriculum

15-Jan-2009: Dealerscope by Stephen Silver

Runco Academy said Wednesday that it has developed a redesigned curriculum for its Runco Academy dealer education program. Runco is giving dealers the chance to send their staff to the company's two-day Master Class in Mastering the Art of Home Cinema at its headquarters in Beaverton, Ore.

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Runco Adds TradeUp Program, Dealer Classes

05-Jun-2009: Twice by Greg Tarr

It's tough out there in the high-end home-theater business, but video-display manufacturer Runco has put together a number of programs to help dealers stay up to date and to shake out the underbrush for potential new/old clients.

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Runco Announces New Crystal Portfolio LCDs

29-Oct-2009: AVRev.com by Editor

A total of five new LCD televisions were announced today by Runco. Ranging from 42 inches to 65 inches, the new televisions add to Runco's already established Crystal Portfolio series of LCDs. All of Runco's new displays offer four HDMI inputs, and a 120Hz refresh rate. Runco's own Vivix video processing is also present in each display.


Runco Broadens Its Flat Panel Line-up with 5 New LCD Displays

03-Nov-2009: DigitalTrends.com by Dena Cassella

Runco announced the newest additions to its Crystal Portfolio series of LCD displays: the CX-42HD; CX-OPAL42; CX-55HD; CX-OPAL55 and CX-OPAL65. These new displays feature three new screen sizes and the company's OPAL (Optical Path ALignment) image-enhancement technology. The company says OPAL is "a unique combination of a proprietary panel application and enhancements to create stellar images." OPAL diminishes diffused reflections in rooms with high-ambient light that can wash-out images, and it also increases image sharpness by reducing glare.


Runco Debuts New CinemaWall and PlasmaWall HDTVs

28-Jul-2009: eCoustics by Brian Mitchell

"Runco today added multiple new 1080p plasma monitors to its line of high-end video display solutions. The five new CinemaWall� and PlasmaWall� displays are the world's first to feature Runco's exclusive OPAL (Optical Path ALignment) technology, as well as the most advanced video processor controller to date; Runco's DHD 3."

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Runco Holds Nearly Simultaneous Events Across the Country

23-Nov-2009: Dealerscope.com by Maureen Jenson

Runco, MK Marketing, Savant and Stewart Filmscreen hosted the Los Angeles dealer event on Thursday, Nov. 19 at Stewart Filmscreen's headquarters in Torrance, Calif, while other events were taking place in Portland, Minneapolis and at the new Savant Experience Center in New York City. The Denver event will be hosted by Runco, Momentum Marketing, and Stewart Filmscreen on December 3rd and 4th at the Hilton Garden Inn at 9290 S. Meridian Blvd, in Englewood, Colo.


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High performance, ultra-short throw projection brings superior viewing in any setting with the LS-100d

Friday, September 16, 2011

Runco is proud to expand its best-selling LightStyle™ Series projectors, with the new LS-100d.  Runco’s LS-100d with NEAR (Next generation Extreme Aligned Reflection™) ultra-short throw lens system delivers a stunning 92-inch diagonal image that fits any home theater setting. This clever industrial design allows incredible installation flexibility with a depth of only 18-inches. The LS-100d mounts flush to the screen wall and can be mounted above, or below the screen.

With Runco’s Infinilight™ lampless LED illumination technology, this projector boasts a 70% power savings and requires little maintenance. The LS-100d ships with Runco’s advanced Vivix™ digital video processing to enhance picture quality from standard video sources.

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