Vidikron Unveils Two New Projectors

The Vision Model 60 uses three native 16:9 aspect ratio D-ILA chips, and has a high definition resolution of 1400 x 788. Light output is measured at 17.9 foot-Lamberts using Vidikron’s CinemaStandards Measurement System (CSMS), and 1000 ANSI lumens. Contrast ratio is given at 800:1. The multi-standard Model 60 offers an array of inputs including DVI with HDCP, and its compact,Italian-inspired chassis design weighs only 20 pounds.

Vidikron has also introduced the Vision Model 100, a high light output projector, featuring Vidikron’s LightAmp LCD technology. It is intended for upper-end home theater applications where highambient lighting conditions exist, such as family rooms.

The Model 100 features next-generation, active matrix TFT LCD technology in a native 16:9 aspect ratio configuration. The three-panel Model 100 produces light output measured at 69.3 foot-Lamberts(CSMS), and 4000 ANSI lumens, produced by a dual UHP lamp arrangement.

The Model 100 offers high definition resolution of 1366 x 768, and has a contrast ratio of 900:1. The multi-standard Model 100 offers a variety of features including lens shift capability forinstallation flexibility.
Both Vidikron products are slated for delivery in the first quarter of 2004. The Model 60 will retail for under $15,000, while the Mode l00 will retail for under $25,000.