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Runco LS-5

Runco LS-5
alaScore 85

4 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the black level. The image quality is also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the value for money.

image quality, black level

value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Projectors the Runco LS-5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 4 reviews)

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Runco LS-5

 

Point is, I really liked the older version when it was a Planar and $3000 more. I like the current version even more

Excellent Color ; Above average best mode brightness ; Very good black level performance ; Excellent dark shadow detail ; Relatively quiet for a DLP projector ; Vertical and Horizontal lens shift ; Excellent reputation for dealer network, and support ;...

Below average brightness at its brightest modes ; Lacks CFI (creative frame interpolation) for smoothing motion on sports, etc ; While two year standard warranty is typical, some projectors offer a 3rd year standard ; Standard lens is fairly long...

Final thoughts: Everything I watched looked great. One of my friends who's not a stranger to the theater, but generally disinterested in technology, or picture quality, commented after watching the Oscars, something like. "Wow, that was the best...

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Runco LS-5 LightStyle DLP HD Projector (The Perfect Vision 85)

 

Since being acquired by industrial display maker Planar a couple of years ago, the specialist front projector brand Runco has seen its product portfolio expand dramatically. While Runco is still best known for its high-end projectors targeted towards...

Amps, Preamps, etc

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Runco LS-5 review

 

Runco flirts with the mainstream market to spectacular effect with its latest DLP projector

Superb colour response ; Brighter than claimed ; Excellent contrast ; Minimal DLP rainbowing or motion artefacts

It runs rather noisily

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Runco LS-5 review

 

Runco projectors tend to combine huge bodies with even bigger price tags, which makes the LS-5 a real surprise.

Superb colour response; brighter than claimed; excellent contrast; minimal DLP rainbowing or motion artefacts

It runs rather noisily

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