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Press Release  |  Jan 8, 2005

World Class Video Technology Developer Introduces the CL-410 Projector,Introducing Unrivaled Picture and Exceptional Value to New Home Theater Enthusiasts

UNION CITY, CALIFORNIA — January 8, 2005 — Runco International Inc., the world leader in high-end home theater video display technology, introduced the newest addition to its Reflection™ Projector Portfolio, the CL-410. This advanced video projector achieves a new level of value for home theater enthusiasts who are looking to treat themselves to Runco International's touchstone picture quality and adaptablility. By combining a highly efficient optical light engine with broad installation and integration options, the CL-410 establishes a singular balance between performance and affordability.

"With the introduction of the CL-410, Runco International's Reflection Series Projector Portfolio represents the most comprehensive line of products that offer breathtaking, cinematic images to viewers in markets across the board," said Bob Hana, president of Runco International Inc. "With the CL-410, we can give even first-time home theater enthusiasts a ‘red-carpet' introduction to the features that have made Runco International the industry model for innovation. Our Enhanced GEN 3 technology, benchmark processing and scaling, and enormous light output make the CL-410 a package that is impressive enough to carry the Runco name—and at a value that is absolutely unprecedented."

Runco's Reflection Series CL-410 features Enhanced GEN 3 technology to produce deeper blacks, greater contrast ratio and brightness, and richly saturated color. Runco has implemented a host of advancements into the projector's light engine to take full advantage of its cutting-edge DMD™ chip.

Among the CL-410's features are a sophisticated color-balancing system that results in the industry's best gray scale tracking, and far surpasses the capabilities of CRT projectors. Accurate gray scale reproduction is vital to vibrant, true-to-life color reproduction, as well as superior black-level and white-level performance.

The CL-410 features a resolution of 1024 x 576, and supports DVI output from cutting-edge video sources, which ensures owners will enjoy years of spectacular widescreen image reproduction using advanced video sources. In addition, the projector's wide lens shift, variable throw distance, and keystone correction allow for flexible placement within virtually any theater environment, and use with a variety of film screen types. In addition, discrete IR and RS-2323 controls make it simple to partner the CL-410 with other audio/video components for the ultimate automated luxury theater experience.

The Reflection Series CL-410 retails for $3,495.

About Runco International, Inc.
Founded in 1987 and currently headquartered in Union City, California, Runco International, Inc is a market leader in state-of-the-art projection systems, flat-panel plasma monitors, video processors and other components for the consumer market. Runco's innovations have won numerous awards and citations from the world press. Runco was the first company to introduce and market a line doubler with a multi-frequency projector in 1990 and also introduced the first multiple-aspect-ratio controller, the ARC-IV, to the Home Theater market. Recently, both of these features have become essential for the new digital high definition capable televisions. For more information on Runco International, Inc. visit the web at

Reflection is a trademark of Runco International, Inc. DMD is a trademark of Texas Instruments.