SXRD



Sony_VPL-HW10.gif

SXRD (Silicon X-tal Reflective Display) is Sony's LCOS video projection technology. LCOS, or Liquid Crystal on Silicon is like a hybrid of DLP and LCD technologies. A layer of liquid crystal sits on top of a reflective surface. The light created by the lamp reflects off this surface, or not if the liquid crystal twists to block it.

SXRD is is similar in its design to JVC's D-ILA technology. SXRD is solely found in Sony front projectors but was once used extensively in their rear-projection TVs.

SXRD projectors offer much higher contrast ratios than LCD, DLP or even plasma displays. All current SXRD projectors are of a 3-chip design that uses a single LCOS chip for each of the primary colors (red, green and blue).

Read reviews for SXRD projectors, the Sony VPL-HW10 and the Sony VPL-VW60.


Newest

Oct 18
Magnavox Announces New 720p and 1080p Roku TVs Perfect for the kids' rooms, spare room, or even the master bedroom, these new displays may not boast the ultimate in resolution, but they're a cord-cutter's dream.
Magnavox Announces New 720p and 1080p Roku TVs

Oct 17
Paradigm Stylus 470 Outdoor Speakers Reviewed I recently got a phone call from an audio-video company that I had never heard of. The executive on the...
Paradigm Stylus 470 Outdoor Speakers Reviewed

Oct 15
Trinnov Altitude16 Home Theater Preamp/Optimizer Reviewed The Trinnov Altitude16 delivers pure audio bliss, says Dennis Burger, with more configuration features than most people would have any clue what to do with. But sonic perfection does come at a price.
Trinnov Altitude16 Home Theater Preamp/Optimizer Reviewed

Oct 15
Ten Reasons Why Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon It's not dead yet. Heck, it's barely even resting. Jeff Berman digs into ten advantages that brick-and-mortar AV retail has over online.
Ten Reasons Why Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon

Oct 12
Garry Margolis' Associated Equipment Garry Margolis is the former president of the Audio Engineering Society, a Harman executive at JBL, a record engineer and...
Garry Margolis' Associated Equipment