Runco® announced the Vistage Series V-50HD, V-58HD and V-63HD ultra-thin flat panel plasma 3D-ready HDTVs. The Vistage displays combine elegance, beauty and unparalleled customization with the stellar video performance that is synonymous with the Runco brand. This line of 3D-ready flat panel displays will offer a stylish flat panel solution that can be personalized to reflect the style and passion of its homeowner.
Setting Runco Vistage displays apart from other thin panel TV's, the entire front of each display is comprised of solid glass, creating a better viewing performance when the display is on and a more uniform finish when it is off. Beyond its sheer beauty, the glass front improves optical performance of the flat panel, because there are no surface uniformity issues common to the acrylic or plastic surfaces used on most televisions. The Vistage Series also utilizes an Emissive Cell Structure that delivers exceptional brightness and viewing angles. Using a proprietary algorithm each sub-pixel is individually-modulated to turn on or off based on the content being played, which creates exceptional contrast and black levels previously unachieved in the industry. The Emissive Cell Structure performs best in light-controlled environments and offers amazing black levels and dark-content performance. Because the light sources turn off for black content and because so much content is black, the Runco Vistage Series also offers incredible operating efficiency.
Gorgeous and very sleek, the Runco Vistage Series displays measure 1.7 inches thin. The unique halo-shaped table stand offers a simple slim tube supported by a modest oval that sits on top of any flat surface that completely conceals all cables.
Unlike mass market flat panels, Runco's Vistage Series will offer optional rear-panel, with brilliant designs that can be created to match even the most elaborate home's decor. Made from a rigid and sturdy substrate, the optional customizable veil attaches to the rear of the display and forms a subtle convex curvature design. Each rear-panel veil can be customized with Runco's FinishPalette options to create a one-of-a-kind look that gives the flat panel the appearance of artwork or a sculpture that is clearly visible from multiple vantage points. As part of the Design by Runco initiative, FinishPalette provides Vistage owners a unique level of personalization and customization that reflects their own individual styles and decors. Vistage FinishPalette options include:
- Custom Hand-Painted Murals
- Runco ColourPalette and FinishPalette Signature Colors
- NCAA® Logos
- Artist Series graphics
- Custom Hand-Crafted Sculpture
Going one step further in creating the ultimate aesthetic, Runco's Vistage Series' fanless design has no glaring or unsightly vent patterns on the back to distract from the beauty of the display.
The Vistage Series will ship with Runco's new DHD-LS, which is an ultra-slim (measuring just more than 1 inch tall) video processor and scaler. The Runco DHD-LS allows connection to a myriad of multiple sources, and its elegant design includes an all-glass front that complements the sleek design of the Vistage Series. The DHD-LS includes Runco's latest Vivix processing for exceptional scaling and analog-to-digital signal conversion. It also allows single-wire connectivity to the display and enables individual calibration and control.
The most compelling 3D experiences are truly immersive, which is why Runco highly recommends front projection for 3D in the home. However, for those customers looking for 3D support for their flat panel displays, Runco will be offering Active 3D support on its Vistage line of flat panel displays utilizing an optional 3Dimension processor, emitter, and glasses kit uniquely designed for this product line (available early 2011), which is completely compatible with the V-50HD, V-58HD, and V-63HD.
The Vistage Series V-50HD, V-58HD and V-63HD will have MSRPs of $5,995, $7,995, $9,495 respectively and will be available December 2010. Runco's Vistage flat panels are available exclusively through the best dealers in residential A/V – the Runco authorized dealer network.