Runco VX-1000c Projector Review

Key Features:

  • Native 16:9 DMD- Designed specifically for 16:9 screens
  • Displays DTV formats 480p, 1080i and 720p; 720p is displayed in its native format
  • Excellent contrast ratio (1000:1)
  • Vertical lens shift
  • Electronic keystone correction
  • Packaged with the PFP™ Controller for optimum picture quality and ease of use

The VX-1000c is the first widescreen DLP™ system specifically designed for the home theater. The projector features a 16:9 DMD (Digital Micromirror Device) that allows the image to fit perfectly on 16:9 screens, and its 1280 x 720 native resolution allows the projector to display 720p HDTV images in their native form. It is packaged with Runco’s award-winning PFP™ Controller which scales all NTSC (or PAL on International versions) signals perfectly to the native resolution of the display, as well as provide full aspect ratio for 16:9 screens. For added flexibility, the projector includes vertical lens shift and electronic keystone correction as well as an expanded optical zoom range. Like all other Reflection™ Series products, this system requires only one remote for ease of operation, and simple RS-232 and discrete IR commands make automation a snap. The VX-1000c is truly the ultimate DLP™ system for any home theater!

Digital Reflection™ VX-1000c Projector Specifications
Projector Type: Digital Light Processing™ (DLP)™
Native Resolution: 1280 x 720 (Designed for 16:9 screens only)
Input Standards: NTSC (NTSC/PAL International version); HDTV @ 480p, 1080i and 720p (via RGB/Component input)
Lamp: 250 W NSH lamp
Lamp Life: Approx. 2000 Hours
Light Output: 1500 ANSI lumens
Picture Size: 40″ to 200″ wide (16:9 screens only)
Throw Distance: Minimum = 1.85 x screen width
Maximum = 2.40 x screen width
Vertical Offset: Between 0 and (0 – screen height)
Inputs: RGB/Component (from PFP Controller only), Computer (via HD15 connector)
Aspect Ratio: 16:9, 4:3, Letterbox on a 16:9 screen
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1 (ANSI method)
Dimensions: Width: 20 7/8 in.(530 mm)
Depth: 21 5/8 in. (550 mm)
Height (w/feet): 8 1/4 in. (208 mm)
Weight: 50 lbs. (23 kg)
Input Voltage: 115VAC, 60Hz (100-240VAC, 50/60Hz International version)
Power Consumption: 365 W
Thermal Dissipation: 1250 BTU’s
Operating Environment: 41°-95°F (5°-95° C); 0-90% humidity (non-condensing)
Regulatory Approvals: Complies with FCC Class ‘B’, CE, C-Tick
Projector Warranty: Service Labor and Parts (except lamp):
Runco warrants the product for two (2) years from the date of delivery to the end user.
Lamp Warranty: 6 months or 1000 hours (which ever comes first)
Specifications for the PFP™ Controller (Included with the VX-1000c)
Inputs: (1) Composite, (1) S-video, (1) Component, (1) RGB/Component HD
Input Standards: NTSC (NTSC/PAL International version)
Aspect Ratios: Anamorphic, 4:3, Letterbox (16:9 screens only)
Control Options: RS-232, Infrared, Front Panel
Bandwidth: 5.5 Mhz (Composite, S-Video, Component inputs);
100Mhz (Pass-through)
Operating Environment: 41°-95°F (5°-35°C); 0-90% humidity (non-condensing)
Dimensions: Width: 17 7/16 in. (443.23 mm)
Depth: 16 in. (406.40 mm)
Height: 3 1/2 in. (88.90 mm)
Weight: 16 lbs. (7.26 kg)
Power Requirements: 100-120 VAC (200-240VAC International version); 15W
Safety Regulations: Complies with FCC Class ‘B’, CE, C-Tick
Included accessories: Rack mounting brackets, Remote control, Owner’s manual
Controller Warranty: Service Labor and Parts (except lamp): Runco warrants the product for two (2) years from the date of delivery to the end user.

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