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Tech Tip: Understanding Projector Throw Distance

There may be a lot to know about projection technology but this part’s as easy as 1-2-3.
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens Inc.)

 

The distance between your projector and screen is another crucial element in setting up your presentation.    The basic rule is the more distance you have between the projector and screen, the larger the projected image will be.  However, even this is limited as defined by the Inverse-Square Law wherein the luminosity decreases intensity, the further a light beam must travel.  In other words, the greater the throw distance, the less bright the image ...

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Elite Launches Blog to Educate Customers, Enthusiasts, and AV Specialists on Projector Screens

World-Class Projector Screen Maker is now sharing all the Industry Secrets through an Online Blog.

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Elite Screens Launches Tutorial Blog that Educates Consumers and Industry Workers on all the Tough Questions about Projector Screens that They May be Afraid to Ask on a Forum.

 

Elite screens is proud to announce the launch of an educational blog geared toward answering the tough questions people are afraid to ask about the projection screen industry. People have a lot of questions about projectors ...

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Tech Tip: The Proper Way to Mount and Watch Your Projector Screen

Like Holding a Wineglass, There is a Correct Way to Mount and Watch Your Projector Screen
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens Inc.)

 

I have said in various interviews, articles and media appearances that viewing a home theater projection screen is a “sensual” experience just like fine wine and every time, the interviewer has asked for me to elaborate on that.  It occurred to me that this basic bit of advice has been withheld from AV customers and the time for this same elaboration to them is long overdue.

Think about your senses.  Your body actually produces dopamine ...

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Elite Launches Dedicated ProAV Product Line

Garden Grove, Calif. January 18, 2017 — Elite Screens, Inc. an innovative company that specializes in quality projection screens, today announced the launch of its Dedicated Line of Professional AV Products (EliteProAV™),  headed by Industry Veteran Jon Cormican. “Elite is now one of the top Worldwide brands of projector screens and this has led to pressure from commercial installers to provide them with a better option.” said Dave Rodgers, Marketing Manager for Elite Screens. “We needed an expert who is well entrenched in the Professional AV sales channel and Jon is fluent in understanding precisely how the commercial industry works ...

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Projection Tip of the Month: December

Be a Pro. Know the Terminology of Video Evaluation Metrics 
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens Inc.)

 

You may or may not be aware of it but every time you sit down to watch a film; you ask yourself “what am I looking at?” and “Do I like this?”  Personal interests regarding subject matter, artistic taste, and personal beliefs aside, I am referring to the quality of the picture itself.  Pretend you like the film and have been looking forward to seeing it. Would you like it if the colors mismatch, the image seems blurry, or the details in ...

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Projection Tip of the Month: November

Installing the Insta DE 2af
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens Inc.)

 

Installing the pliable Insta DE 2af-projection screen material for the purpose of converting a wall space into a Whiteboard-Projection Screen has been typically the job of a professional signage installer.  However, our in-house installer demonstrates the method of completing a task in a flawless manner.  For DIY installers or signage installers just starting out, this video is for you.  Although this video presents a step-by-step walkthrough of such a product, it is highly recommended.

 

Click on link for full video: http://elitescreens.com/elitetube/Insta_DE_2aF_Installation_web.mp4

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Projection Tip of the Month: October

Centering and Lens Shift: How to Center On-Axis Projection and Why it May or May Not be Best.
By Dave Rodgers  (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens Inc.)

 

Whenever people come into your home or business to enjoy your video display, all they know is the proverbial “lights, camera …action!”  For all they know, you turn on the projector and that’s it.  Anyone who is either in this business or has even put on a projection display before know there is a lot of preparation that goes into it all before hand.   The projector and screen need to be compatible.  ...

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Case Study: Elite's Yard Master is Center Stage at Anza Borrego Event

SD Collective Hosts Desert Festival Featuring Elite's Yard Master as the Star of the Night's Entertainment

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Whether it's the holiday events upon us now or the coming Spring, outdoor projection screens have established their place as a vital centerpiece for the evening festivities. Recently, a successful desert festival in Southern California demonstrated how fun an outdoor projection system can and should be. The setup and take-down should be so effortless as to ...

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Projection Tip of the Month: September

Projector Placement and Why Vertical Projection Angles Matter

By Dave Rodgers, Marketing Manager for Elite Screens Inc.

 

There are various factors most know about when setting up a projection system but the proverbial “devil in the details” often goes overlooked. I’m talking about a projector’s vertical alignment.  It is a relatively simple function but it has small elements to it that every installer should be aware of  and that goes double for houses of worship.      It may be a small matter but the difference between doing it right and wrong will come with either great rewards or a ...

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Elite Screens Opens Warehouse Facility in Dallas, Texas

Elite Screens Opens Warehouse Facility in Dallas, Texas

 

Garden Grove, Calif., October 24, 2016— Elite Screens, Inc. an innovative company that specializes in quality projection screens, today announced the opening of its new Midwestern US facility in Dallas, Texas.

“Elite’s continued expansion has led to the opening of our fourth warehouse facility in the US alone.”  Said Dave Rodgers, Marketing Manager for Elite Screens.  “We are committed to ensuring that our product is on hand and easily available within a 2-day shipping time.”

The staff of Elite Screens, Inc. is pleased to ...

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