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Runco's mass market LightStyle LS-1 DLP 1080p HD Projector displays a 16:9 screen 63 - 85" (although a maximum of 106" is possible), with sharp, sumptuous, rich colours. The recipient of excellent reviews, it is ideal for smaller, dedicated theatres....

"... a stunning success ...the LS-1 isn’t just affordable, it’s a bona fide bargain." Trusted Reviews

Combining form and function, the powerhouse Runco LS-1 offers never-before-seen Runco performance in a stylish package.

Incredible value for the video perfectionist who demands as much of an impression from a projector when its turned off as when its turned on. Native 1080p resolution, advanced connectivity and legendary video performance will create an unmatched theatre experience in any environment.

The LS-1 a high performance video option for watching TV and movies but also want the color depth and picture quality for console gaming (i.e. Playstation, Wii or Kinect), internet browsing, or streaming videos or movies via a set-top box.

  • Stylish design with Runco performance
  • 1080p, 16x9 native resolution
  • Ideal for smaller, dedicated theatres
  • Runco’s legendary SuperOnyx™ technology with ConstantContrast™ and ViVix™ video processing
  • Vertical lens shift
  • HDMI connectivity to allow connectivity from the latest digital sources

Built from the ground up, the Runco LightStyle™ LS-1 HD projector incorporates Runco’s proprietary engineering, advanced features and performance enhancements to achieve an elevated home theatre experience. The LS-3 combines DLP with Runco’s SuperOnyx™ technology with ConstantContrast™ and ViVix™ proprietary digital video processing to achieve deep black levels and significant contrast, well above 10:000:1.

Runco's DLP projector also incorporates the ISF™ (Imaging Science Foundation) calibration suite for optimal performance in various rooms and lighting conditions. These calibration tools feature day and night calibration memory settings, individual sharpness and noise reduction controls, programmable image memory selection keys, built-in test patterns and a dark room-optimized remote.

A full suite of installer tools, including lens shift and RS-232 interface, ensure the Runco LS-1 will complement the most stylish home theatres.

Runco LightStyle LS-1 DLP 1080p HD Projector Reviews

Trusted Reviews - 9/10 - by John Archer - 24 November 2011

The LS-1 might be the most affordable projector Runco has ever made, but that doesn’t stop it from being seriously impressive. So long as you don’t mind its lack of 3D support.

...the LS-1 isn’t just affordable, it’s a bona fide bargain.

The projector’s contrast range is really exemplary, for instance, combining punchy whites and colours with deep, rich dark areas as if such a dynamic range is the easiest thing in the world to produce.

Next, colours are simply superb, with sumptuously rich but also terrifically nuanced and utterly natural tones on show across every part of the colour spectrum. There’s a lovely balance to colours too, with no shade looking dominant over others. The projector’s colour range appears outstandingly wide too, adding up to a colour performance that wouldn’t look out of place on a projector costing thousands of pounds more.

The LS-1’s pictures are also exceptionally sharp and detailed, with the absence of dot noise and stressy edges proving that this sharpness isn’t forced; it’s just a natural result of the projector’s quality DLP system and optics.

The LS-1’s resistance to rainbowing is quite outstanding considering how bright it is, with even notoriously tricky scenes like the opening black and white section of Casino Royale emerging almost totally rainbow-free.

The LS-1’s motion handling is another area where is excels. For it manages to deliver action scenes and fast camera pans with everything from 24p Blu-rays to 50Hz Sky feeds with startling clarity, no more judder than feels natural, and best of all not the slightest trace of the dotting noise that remains a common single-chip DLP artefact.

If you really pushed us to find anything wrong with the LS-1’s performance, we might say that dark scenes lose just a little shadow detail versus more expensive projectors once you’ve calibrated the contrast and brightness to get the best colour/black level balance. But we’re really grasping at straws here, for the bottom line is that the LS-1 delivers much of the precision, richness, and beautiful naturalism of a high-end projector for a price that barely qualifies as mid-range.

Runco’s most concerted bid yet to enter the ‘mass’ part of the projector market is a stunning success, retaining far more of the brand’s legendary DLP quality than we’d have thought possible.

Runco LightStyle LS-1 DLP 1080p HD Projector Specifications

Model (Family) LS-1 (LightStyle Projectors)
Projector Type Digital Light Processing™ (DLP™), Single-Chip, 16:9 SuperOnyx™ DMD
Native Resolution Full HD, 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratios Native (Pixel-to-Pixel), 16:9, Letterbox, 4:3, 4:3 narrow, Letterbox
Video Standards HDMI and DVI with HDCP for digital video, Component and RGB HDTV (1080p, 1080i, 720p), Component and RGB EDTV (576p, 480p), Component, Composite and S-Video SDTV (576i, 480i), RGB SCART with adaptor, NTSC (M, 4.43), PAL (B, G, H, I, N, M), SECAM (M)
DTV Compatibility 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i 50/60, 1080p, 24/50/60
Throw Distance Factor x Screen Width 1.85 - 2.40 (distance/width) - Standard lens
1.63 - 1.86 (distance/width) - Optional short throw lens
CineGlide standard throw 14-24 feet (4.3 to 7.3 meters) typical
CineGlide Focus Match 1 17.5-20.5 feet (5.2 to 6.3 meters) typical
CineGlide Focus Match 2 20.5-24.0 feet (6.3 to 7.3 meters) typical
CineGlide Focus Match 3 24.0-29.0 feet (7.3 to 8.8 meters) typical
CineGlide Focus Match 4 29.0-40.0 feet (8.8 to 12.2 meters) typical
Horizontal & Vertical Offset Vertical: Up to 60% of screen height down, 25% up from center of screen ceiling mounted
Light Output CSMS Specifications: Home Theater Calibration: 541 ANSI Lumens; 35 Foot-Lamberts (fL); 780 ANSI Lumens
Contrast Ratio CSMS Contrast Ratio: 385:1; 10,000:1 typical (sequential)

Lamp 230W
Lamp Life 4000 hours

Inputs (2) HDMI; (1) Component; (1) RGB (HD15); (1) S-video; (1) Composite; (1) RS-232

Power Requirements 100V - 240V AC, at 50-60Hz, 350W
Operating Environments Temperature: 50-104 °F (10-40 °C)
Regulatory Approvals FCC Part 15 Class B, UL, cUL, CB, RoHS, WEEE, local conformances as required
12V Output 1 programmable

Picture Size (16:9 Screens) Recommended Width: 63-85"
Maximum Width: 106"

Dimensions (W x H x D) 455 x 200 x 530mm
Weight 10.5kg

Processor Vivix™ technology processing
Control RS-232, IR remote
Calibration ISF Certified Calibration Configuration
Color Gamut > BT.709 (REC709)

About Runco

Since 1986, Runco has been a leader in custom home theatre and state-of-the-art projection systems, and has sole focus on the commitment to research & development toward cultivating the latest and finest products and services in HD home theatre video displays.

A mega-multi-award winning company, Runco's projectors have been bestowed with accolades globally: CEDIA Product Hall of Fame, CE Pro Best Award, Custom Retailer's Exc!te Winner, Electronic House Product of the Year, TechHome Mark of Excellence Award, Sound and Vision Editor's Choice Awards, RESI Award, CEDIA Video Product of the Year, Inside Track, Audio Visual Revolution, Electronic House Magazine, Perfect Vision Golden Eye Award, Robb Report's Best of the Best ... and more!


Model # LS-1
Brand Runco
Shipping Weight 12.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.550m
Shipping Height 0.640m
Shipping Length 0.300m
Shipping Cubic 0.105600m3
Lamp Warranty 1000 hours or (6) Six months, whichever comes first
Limited Warranty Projector: (2) Two years parts and labor from the date of shipment from Runco.

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