Planar DirectLight Ultra Series Voted 2022 Innovative Product Award Winner

Selected by Sound & Video Contractor readers, the premium fine pitch MicroLED display solution is named an outstanding product in ProAV


Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, is the proud recipient of a 2022 Innovative Product Award from Sound & Video Contractor. Readers voted the Planar® DirectLight® Ultra™ Series MicroLED Video Wall a winner in the video display category, recognizing the solution as an outstanding product in today's ProAV industry.

Featuring off-board power supply, proprietary alignment technology, built-in processing and models with MicroLEDs, Planar DirectLight Ultra Series presents several display technology advancements that, in combination, deliver big performance. The premium line of fine pitch MicroLED video wall displays is available in 0.6, 0.7, 0.9 and 1.2 millimeter pixel pitches, delivering always-on, high resolution display experiences for unmatched visual performance for close viewing distances and the most refined applications.

Sound & Video Contractor's 11th annual reader-voted Innovative Product Awards acknowledge both electronic and mechanical innovations, celebrating the engineers and designers behind each of these products.

"With MicroLEDs, high brightness, superior color reproduction and an industry-first self-adjusting alignment technology, Planar DirectLight Ultra Series delivers improved picture quality like never before and elevates viewing experiences for a variety of mission-critical applications," said Steve Seminario, vice president of product marketing at Planar. "We're thrilled to have Planar DirectLight Ultra Series celebrated as an outstanding product in the ProAV space today by Sound & Video Contractor readers."

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Planar DirectLight Ultra Series MicroLED video wall displays deliver better blacks, higher dynamic range and enhanced dark content performance, and with Planar® ActivAlign™ proprietary self-adjusting alignment technology, high visual performance is maintained over time. This helps combat issues such as vibration and thermal expansion that can cause LED modules to shift and disrupt the seamless visual experience.

Planar DirectLight Ultra Series also includes Planar® DirectLight® Ultra Complete™, a line of pre-packaged LED video wall displays available in 108-inch, 136-inch and 163-inch diagonal 4K resolution and 217-inch diagonal 8K resolution display sizes that are designed to reduce the time, complexity and cost of deploying a 4K or 8K MicroLED video wall.

Compliant with the United States' Trade Agreements Act, Planar DirectLight Ultra Series MicroLED video wall displays include the exclusive Planar® EverCare™ Lifetime Limited Warranty. This provides customers complete product coverage from controller to sub-pixel and everything in between for as long as the end customer continues to own and use it in a fixed location

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