Projection Tip of the Month: February

Problem/Solution: How Can I Get a 100” Big Screen That Performs Like a Giant Flat Panel Display,
Into a Limited Space, With Little Projector Throw Distance…
Without Paying $100K for an Actual Giant Flat Panel Display?

By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens & EPV® Screens)

 


 At $100K  per unit, large 100” flat panels are unobtainable to the average person. Fortunately, there are more affordable options. CE Retail consumers are just starting to learn that Ambient Light Rejecting (ALR) projection screens present television-grade brightness and ...

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Projection Tip of the Month: January

The Enigma of Ambient Light Rejecting Projector Screens
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens & EPV® Screens)

Over recent years, some AV trends such as “3-D” have come and gone.  Other trends such as 4K are justly deemed a true step in the right direction.  “Ambient Light Rejecting” technology or ALR is another such step.  The ultimate goal of ALR is to give video enthusiasts what they truly want from a projection screen; brightness and picture quality that either rivals or surpasses what ...

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Projection Tip of the Month: December

 


 

New Descriptive Video of HD and 4K

 

Garden Grove, CA - December 1, 2015 - What is HD?  What is 4K?  This Video explains it in two minutes. This question always comes up among enthusiasts starting out in Audo-Visual technology. However, many are afraid to ask it bcause they don’t want to be criticized for not knowing what many consider to be “common knowledge”.  The good news is that you’re not alone and this is a great question to ask.

Short video that compares today’s...

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November 2015: Front Projection Tip of the Month Part 2

Calculating your Screen Dimensions (Part 2)
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens & EPV® Screens)

 

Garden Grove, CA - November 1, 2015 - This is a continuation of the October Tech-Tip. I chose to separate the two because there was just too much information presented already and I wanted the reader to approach this month’s content with a fresh head because this below, is the most commonly asked dimensional question on a projector screen.
 
“I have an (insert aspect ratio here, eg. 16:9, 2.35:1, 4:3, 16:10,…) projection screen ...

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October 2015: Front Projection Tip of the Month Part 1

Calculating your Screen Dimensions (Part 1)
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens & EPV® Screens)

 

Garden Grove, CA - October 1, 2015 - There are many online links that can help you do this but if you pride yourself on being a screen-guy/gal,  it’s a good idea to know how to do the calculations yourself.These easy calculations will enable you to calculate the height, width and the diagonal measurements.
 
Look at the image above. Identify the sides to be measured. Notice that it forms a triangle.
 
X= width
Y= ...

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September 2015: Dressing Up Your Installation

Dressing Up Your Installation
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens & EPV® Screens)

 

Garden Grove, CA - September 1, 2015 - To "dress up" your electric motorized drop down screen's case, which is usually a drab black metal finish, grab a couple of L or U-brackets (depending upon how your screen is mounted) and an appropriate length of wide (aka tall) crown molding and hide it from view that way.
If your room doesn't have crown molding along the top of your room, then a simple cut to size piece of MDF painted to match your wall color ...

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August 2015: Tips on Educating your Sales Staff

Tips on Educating your Sales Staff
By Dave Rodgers (Marketing Manager of Elite Screens & EPV® Screens)

 

Garden Grove, CA - August 1, 2015 - The huge drop in projector & screen prices has created a noticeable increase of everyday CE Retail customers wanting their own big screen home theater. What was once a luxury only the privileged few could afford is now available to virtually everyone. The simple reason is that a projector and a screen ranging in size from 100-150” can be obtained at a fraction of the cost of an 80” flat screen TV.  Retailers are scrambling ...

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PC Magazine Reviews the Yard Master OMS100H



PC Magazine's M. David Stone has just come out with a superb review of Elite's Yard Master OMS100H. (As stated in the article)"If you like the idea of a movie night in your backyard or using a projector for a large-size evening business display, you need a projector screen like the Elite Screens Yard Master OMS100H ($249), a 100-inch (measured diagonally) outdoor projector screen. Sure, you could make do with a portable screen designed for indoor use or a white sheet against a brick wall, but the Yard Master..."(Click...

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Introducing Aeon CLR® Ceiling Light Rejecting® Projector Screen For Ultra Short Throw Projectors


The Aeon CLR® Series (Ultra Short Throw) is an EDGE FREE® fixed frame screen that uses Elite’s newest StarBright CLR® (Ceiling Light Rejecting®) material. It’s optical surface lens micro-structure negates the washout effects of ambient lighting from overhead sources. This also enables the material to provide contrast levels that are 100 times greater than that of standard matte white projection screens. The StarBright CLR® material is specifically designed for ultra-short-throw projectors to provide a large-screen performance within the close quarters of most residential or office training environments. ...

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Elegant New Electric Projector Screen From Elite, Just In Time For The Holidays!

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Elite's Starling Series has just launched its second generation of motorized electric projector screens
with added features and enhanced quality for the higher-end CE Retail Market 

The Starling 2 is an enhancement of a top-selling Elite motorized retractable projection screen. It is available with its Spectra White FG material along with a stronger, faster tubular motor. There are also integrated up-down controls on the ...

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