Wolf Cinema, has announced the release of two new 3D projectors – the model SDC-8 a.k.a. Graywolf and the SDC-12, called the Graywolf 4K. These new projectors are suitable for home theater screens that are up to 11-feet wide and deliver 2D and 3D at more affordable pricing, relative to other Wolf Cinema products.
Both the SDC?8 and SDC-12 utlize the next generation three?chip, D-ILA [Direct Drive Image Light Amplifier] light engine for ultra-high-fidelity 1080p viewing. D-?ILA is an advanced LCoS [Liquid Crystal on Silicon] technology from the Victor Company of Japan [now JVC Kenwood], which produces stunning film-like images from all standard and high definition sources. The SDC-8 delivers uncompromised full HD [1920 x 1080] resolution for use on very large home theater screens, while the SDC-12 adds our V4K engine technology to achieve Ultra HD [3840 x 2160] on screen resolution. Both models are stated to produce razor-sharp images via the extended-throw Wolf Cinema VariScope primary optics: with VariScope and with the touch of a button, one can quickly select from multiple aspect ratios such as 16/9 [1.78:1] when viewing television content, then quickly resize to watch 1.85:1 aspect ratio films, enjoy breathtaking 2.20:1 aspect ratio movies such as Patton and Lawrence of Arabia and then switch to view today’s most popular 2.35:1/2.40:1 films on a constant height, ultra-wide-aspect ratio CinemaScope home theater screen. And for true film aficionados everywhere, two precision VariScopeTM FX fixed cinema anamorphic lens assemblies are also available as options – especially useful when taking advantage of the full installation range of the projector’s primary optics.
Each hand-calibrated Graywolf projector is delivered with Wolf Cinema’s advanced SD/HD video processing algorithms. A wide selection of system memories are provided so that one can quickly match the source to the optimum film or television calibration settings, thus achieving the very best image possible. A new, user-replaceable 230W NSH lamp is included which can deliver between 3000 to 4000 hours of viewing enjoyment. Both projection systems are complemented by optional Wolf Cinema 3D shutter glasses and 3D signal emitters. And like all Wolf projectors, the engines are designed with a highly-?efficient thermal chassis for extended projector and lamp life. Multiple whisper fans help keep the light engine at optimum running temperatures by routing cooling air in a rear-to?front design, while facilitating a wider range of placement options for our custom installation experts.
Both the Graywolf SDC-8 and SDC-12 projectors are delivered in an elegant gloss gray cabinet, and provide for dedicated IR [Infrared], LAN and RS-?232 system control capabilities. Both systems feature two HDMI 1.4 inputs, one set of component inputs and more [plus a dedicated PC input on the SDC-12]. Wolf Cinema also provides an optional WC-PM-M projector ceiling mount kit for easy installation.
Wolf Cinema will be premiering the Graywolf SDC-?8 at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show [CES], with demonstrations running January 8-?11th. Both the Graywolf SDC-8 and SDC-12 projector models release in January 2013 and at the following MSRP: $8,000.00 U.S. [model SDC-?8] and $12,000 U.S. [model SDC-?12]. For additional information visit: www.wolfcinema.com.