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Tag: Xenon

Runco Vx: the First Ever Thx Certified Projectors

Runco Vx: the First Ever Thx Certified Projectors
Runco, know for producing high-end home theater gear has announced that they have started shipping the first ever projectors to pass THX certification. The Runco VX (Video Extreme) series of DLP front projectors come in a number of models designed to handle a variety of different installation needs, but all require a sizeable investment: VX-2000d: Single Chip DLP / 1280×1080 /220W UHP Lamp ($16,995) VX-6000d: Single Chip DLP / 1920×1080 / 220W UHP Lamp ($35,995) VX-22d: Three Chip DLP / 1920×1080 /300W Lamp ($44,995) VX-44d: Three Chip DLP / 1920×1080 /1000W Xenon Lamp ($79,995) VX-55d: Three Chip DLP / 1920×1080 /1200W Xenon Lamp ($114,995) All of the VX projectors come with Runco’s DHD controller, which now offers HDMI input capability.

Water + Electricity = Light?

Water + Electricity = Light?
Somehow the idea of placing electrodes into a water-filled orb to seems like a bad idea. However, artist Scott J. Franklin has designed a series of glass lighting fixtures that do just that. The WET Lamp from NON Design is a glass orb with a 10-watt xenon light bulb in the center, then filled with water.

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