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Runco Shows Off Revolutionary New QuantumColor LED Projector, VX-33 Projector and OPAL Flat Panels

27-Dec-2009

Demonstrating its innovative new video lines to dealers and end users all across the US, Runco showcases incredible advancements in video performance.

Beaverton, OR - Over the next few weeks Runco will be demonstrating its best-selling new Runco® QuantumColor™ Q-750i LED projector, as well as multiple new 1080p flat panel displays with proprietary OPAL (Optical Path Alignment™), and it's ultra-bright VX-33i projector to its line of high-end video display solutions at events in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, Portland and Denver. The events will be open to dealers, press, and invited customers. On Thursday, November 19th Runco is also unveiling the microsite for its QuantumColor projectors, www.HaveYouSeenTheQ.com.

"These events place Runco at the forefront of home theater video once again," said Adam Schmidt, general manager of Runco International. "Runco is at the cutting edge of revolutionary home theater display technology and is excited to sponsor events and create opportunities for dealers and their customers to see Runco's new products. We have the most innovative technology, the most refined product -- which are custom built-to-spec for every home theater -- and the most powerful marketing support. We showed the custom industry how Runco is back in the driver's seat at CEDIA EXPO in September and continue to prove it at these exciting events. Attendees can expect to be impressed."

Runco will show off two projectors, including the award-winning VX-22 home theater projector at the unveiling of the new Savant Experience Center at 88 Prince Street in New York City. Invited dealers will enjoy a guided demo and see the industry's latest technologies and home theater created by Runco dealer Theo Kalomirakis. The Thursday, November 19th showings are by appointment. The Savant Experience is a permanent installation and is available for private tours by appointment.

The Los Angeles dealer event will be hosted by Runco, MK Marketing, Savant and Stewart Filmscreen on Thursday, November 19th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Stewart Filmscreen's headquarters, 1161 Sepulveda Blvd., Torrance, CA. Runco's revolutionary Q-750i lampless LED home theater projector will be demonstrated, along with the Runco VideoXtreme VX-33d three-chip DLP projector, the new value-priced LightStyle LS-5 home theater projector, and two flat-panel displays: the XP-OPAL50 DHD 50-inch plasma display and the CX-OPAL65 65-inch LCD display. For more information, visit http://runcoeventnov19.eventbrite.com.

The Denver dealer event will be hosted by Runco, Momentum, and Stewart Filmscreen on December 3rd and 4th at the Hilton Garden Inn at 9290 S. Meridian Blvd, Englewood, CO. Runco will be demonstrating its new Q-750i LED home theater projector as listed in the LA event. For more information, visit http://RuncoDenverEventDec3.eventbrite.com.

The Minneapolis end-user event, which has sessions open to the public, takes place, Thursday, November 19th from noon to 8:30 pm and Friday, November 20th from 10 am to 5:30 pm at local Runco dealer Halsten Entertainment's Technology Fair, 7650 Wayzata Boulevard, in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Models to be demonstrated include the new Q-750i as well as the VideoXtreme VX-22 three-chip DLP projector and new OPAL plasma and LCD flat-panel displays. For more information, visit http://www.halstenentertainment.com.

The Portland end-user event will be hosted on Thursday, November 19th from 4:30 to 8:30 pm at the Quadrant Systems' Open House, 437 SE Martin Luther King Blvd., in Portland, OR. The new LED lampless Q-750i will be demonstrated along with the VideoXtreme VX-22 three-chip DLP projector. For more information visit http://www.quadrantsystems.net.

For more information about Runco, please visit www.runco.com.

Founded in 1987 and acquired by Planar Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLNR) in 2007, Runco is a market leader in state-of-the-art projection systems, flat-panel plasma monitors, video processors and other components for the custom consumer market. Runco's innovations, including features that have become essential for the new digital high-definition capable televisions, have won numerous awards and citations from the world press. Runco continues to be a pioneer in the custom video display market.
Planar Systems, Inc is a global leader of specialty display technology providing hardware and software solutions for the world's most demanding environments including hospitals, space and military programs, utility and transportation hubs, shopping centers, banks, government agencies, businesses, and home theaters.

 

PRESS CONTACT:
Kimberly Lancaster
Caster Communications
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MEDIA CONTACT:
Marketing
Runco International
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INVESTOR CONTACT:
Ryan Gray
Planar Systems, Inc.
503.748.8911
ryan.gray@planar.com
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