Runco Launches New LED Home Theater Projector
The QuantumColor boasts 70 percent power savings.
August 23, 2011 by Grant Clauser

Are you worried that a projector will eat up your energy budget? No? Neither are we. But just in case, Runco has come up with a new “lampless” LED projector that uses about 70 percent less power than a traditional DLP projector.

But energy savings isn’t the only reason to be excited about the new Runco QuantumColor Q-650i. In fact it’s not even near the top of the list. This unit incorporates several of Runco’s proprietary picture features, including SmartColor, ColorContrast, Q-lumens, and InstantOn.

One thing to note, this is not a projector designed for a very large screen theater. Runco recommends it for screen sizes 50- to 65-inches ( Update: Runco has corrected that to 72-92) with a maximum of 82 108. So if your mind if set on a 100-inch or larger screen, then you should check out the Q-1500d instead. Update: Runco now reports that the maximum screen size is 108-inches.

The Q-650i ships to Runco dealers later this month for $9,999.

Follow Electronic House on Facebook and Twitter.

Grant Clauser - Technology and Web Editor, Electronic House
Grant Clauser has been covering home electronics for more than 10 years with editorial roles in several consumer and trade magazines. He's done ISF-level damage to hundreds of reviewed products and has had training from THX, the Home Acoustics Alliance, Control4 and Sencore. His latest book is Necessary Myths. Follow him on Twitter @geclauser.

FREE Charter Platinum Membership
Claim your FREE Charter Platinum Membership to EH Network and receive 6 FREE issues of EH Magazine.*
First Name
Last Name
Email Address

We understand your email address is private. By granting you access to the EH Network, you agree to receive email communications from us, including our newsletters. You can manage your subscription at any time in the future.
* The new EH Network launches and your free subscription begins December 2014.


Commenting is not available in this weblog entry.