Barco Balder Cinemascope
Balder Cinemascope fusses together the world’s finest optical components with the imaging device technology chosen by 8 out of 10 professional cinemas, DLP, our unique PULSE electronics platform and inhouse designed laser engine. It is the cornerstone of a home cinema system designed to deliver the most outstanding of experiences in the world’s finest homes and yachts.
By basing Balder’s cinemascope optical engine on it’s bigger brother Loki’s CS architecture, custom designed aspherical glass elements and enhanced low dispersion glass lenses, image quality is in a class of its own. To top that, Balder CS’s frame and core is built in Aluminium, 37kg of pure quality. the result is the best picture quality ever shown at this level.
All new “Pulse” electronics have been designed to process 4K with HDMI 2.0a and HDCP 2.2 and the optical engine is utilising the very latest 0,9-inch DMD DLP chipset, delivering 3,840 x 2,160 pixels on screen. Loki also features HDR, motorised lenses and auto aspect detection between 16:9 and cinemascope. Featuring Barco’s unique RealColor processing, Loki
enables simple and accurate calibration to any desired white point or greyscale. Read more about Pulse
Balder CS has a unique automatic aspect ratio detection function. It will look for 2.40:1 content and automatically scale the image to fit the 5120x2160 resolution and of course change back to 16:9 (3840x2160) if you have content in that format. It will also change aspect ratio when a 2.40:1 format movie has a menu’s outside the active picture frame. You can also switch manually between the different formats. Read more about CinemaScope