Introducing Manual Grande® the Large-Venue 180" Manual Pull Up/Down, Wall/Ceiling Projector Screen

Introducing Manual Grande® the Large-Venue 180" Manual Pull Up/Down, Wall/Ceiling Projector Screen


Garden Grove, California. August 3, 2016 Elite Screens Inc., one of America’s leading projection screen manufacturers, is proud to announce the launch of its Manual Grande® series which is a retractable non-electric projection screen for large venue presentations.

It is designed to accommodate large group presentations and dwarfs other non-electric retractable projection screens currently available on the market today.  Its manual operation incorporates a bead chain clutch system similar to the mechanism used in controlling large window drapes as seen in large resorts and other plus-sized hospitality settings. As opposed to the limited stop capabilities of most manual screens, the swift rolling mechanism on the Manual Grande® allows the material to stop at any point of rise or drop to perfectly suit whatever the presenter needs.  

The MaxWhite® 1.1 Gain Front Projection material has a wide viewing angle to accommodate large gatherings.  It is also black-backed to eliminate light penetration for enhanced brightness while the black masking borders on all sides mitigate projector overshoot while enhancing perceived visual contrast.  Another important fact is that this material is GREENGUARD® and GREENGUAD® Gold  (UL 2818) certified for safe indoor air quality emissions.

The housing is of a durable aluminum construction. It is moisture resistant and available in black or white colors. This design is specifically crafted for large room presentations, classrooms, training facilities, lecture halls, and other large venue applications.  It ships fully assembled and is easy to install using the most basic tools.

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Screen Material

  • MaxWhite® 1.1 gain (matte white) front projection material with superb color temperature
  • Wide diffusion uniformity allows viewers to enjoy 180? picture brightness
  • Black borders absorb projector over scan while enhancing visual contrast
  • Black material backing eliminates light penetration for enhanced brightness levels
  • 4K Ultra HD and Active 3D Ready
  • GREENGUARD® and GREENGUAD® Gold Certified (UL 2818) for safe indoor emissions
  • Available in 180” with a 4:3, or 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 2 year limited manufacturer’s  warranty, and 3 year warranty for ENR-G® - Education, Non-profit, Religious and Government/Military organizations

Design and Installation

  • Dual wall and ceiling installation design
  • Aluminum housing in  white finish
  • Bead chain clutch system allows screen to roll up/down and stop at any point
  • Up and down stops maintain screen height settings
  • Nylon bead chain is durable for daily use


Pricing, Availability, Warranty

Elite Screens’ Manual Grande® Projection Screen is available now with a starting price at $749 (USD) and is available through the retail sales channel in a 180” size in either a 4:3 or 16:9 aspect ratios. It comes with Elite’s 2-year manufacturer’s warranty and a 3-year ENR-G® warranty for Educational, Non-Profit, Religious and Government/Military organizations.

About Elite Screens, Inc.

EliteProAV® is a dedicated manufacturer of projector screens for the commercial AV sales channel. It provides an array of dedicated commercial grade projector screens for professional integrators.  This includes certified products that are also compatible with building codes as well as   programs, warranties and trained professionals to assist installers every step of the way.  Product is available through a series of regional warehouses located in Southern California, and Maryland.

EliteProAV® is a division of Elite Screens Inc., an ISO9001:2015 certified manufacturer that is presently the leading international brand of CE Retail projector screens with offices located in California and Maryland with facilities in Germany, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, and Australia. Elite is an ISO9001:2015 certified manufacturer that specializes in producing retail, commercial and home-theater projection screens for virtually any presentation environment. This includes front/rear projection as well as matte white, ALR/CLR, and acoustically transparent materials.  Elite delivers its promise of top-level quality through cost effective products for today's discerning video enthusiasts. Our team is proud of the industry certified, award-winning products and service that our industry demands.

EliteProAV® is headquartered at 12282 Knott St. Garden Grove, CA  92841.  For more information, please call 877-511-1211 or visit