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Runco's SC-1 Projector Is the Signature of Luxury Home Theater

27-Dec-2009

Flagship Signature Cinema System projector brings personalized luxury to a new level.

Union City, CA - Runco International, the world leader in high-end video display technology, brings luxury home theater to a new level with the introduction of the Signature Cinema SC-1. Commanding the attention of home theater aficionados in presence and performance, Runco's elite projector offers exclusivity and customization while redefining the cinematic experience of home theater.

Runco International CEO Sam Runco describes the mantra behind the product's development, "The dream behind the Signature Cinema SC-1 is to be the best that Runco has ever offered - truly our crown jewel, custom crafted for those elite few who want the very best that money can buy, and have budgeted accordingly. Its film-like quality and overall performance is simply stunning. There is nothing else in the world like it, period!"

Featuring the industry's most advanced technology; the Signature Cinema SC-1 achieves cinematic picture quality with unprecedented accuracy and integrity. Runco's sophisticated Signature CineStep Process™, pre-processing, decoding and optimizing system, delivers unprecedented black levels, striking contrast and detail, while eliminating the RGB characteristics that typically hinders digital projection quality. The SC-1 incorporates three SuperOnyx™ DMDs™ and controller outputs signals are matched pixel-for-pixel with the native projector resolution, for an amazing 2048 x 1080 native resolution. A Runco engineer personally calibrates every SC-1 that is installed ensuring the purest video performance, even in the most challenging installations.

Highly versatile, the Signature Cinema SC-1 can be tailored for use in any luxury home or cinematic application; outfitted with seven lens choices, anamorphic lens, as well as the acclaimed CineWide™ with AutoScope™ option for the ultimate widescreen experience. Combined with a tremendous light output, the SC-1 provides optimal performance on screens anywhere from 6 to 40 feet wide without sacrificing video quality!

Intended to deliver the most refined digital cinema experience for the most extraordinary homes, Runco's Signature ownership package features a variety of installation and setup tools designed to accommodate almost any specification or obstacle. The SC-1 also includes an Elite Design™ program to installation specialists with quality control and installation process, ensuring optimal performance.

The Signature Cinema System SC-1 measures 25 ¼ x 57 ¼ x 17 1/6 inches (WxDxH) and weighs 342 pounds. MSRP of the SC-1 is $250,000.

For more information on Runco International, Inc., please visit http://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.

 

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Caster Communications
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INVESTOR CONTACT:
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Planar Systems, Inc.
503.748.8911
ryan.gray@planar.com
www.planar.com

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