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Elite Screens' Blog Team

Elite Screens' Blog Team



Pixel The smallest component of a displayed image. It is essentially the "dots" that make up a digital image and each is composed of a red, blue, and green subpixel.  Pixels are used in defining aspect ratios such as in HDTV, 1920 × 1080 indicates the ratio of 1920 pixels of horizontal resolution to 1080 pixels of vertical resolution.
Pluge Acronym for Picture Lune Up Generation Equipment.  It is a test pattern used to calibrate dynamic range (aka. Black levels)
Power Zoom Motorized zoom adjustor on a projector that allows the end-user to adjust by means of a remote control.
Projection Axis The invisible line of alignment that runs from the center of the projection lens through the center of the projector screen.
PVC Polyvinyl chloride. Synthetic material used in the manufacture of many tab-tensioned and fixed frame projection screen materials.
Real Time When the transfer time of data between the media player and the projector-to-screen is visually imperceptable. This is ideal for using projectors with gaming systems. When the transfer time is apparent, it is known as "Lag Time" and is measureable in fractions of a second.
Rear Projection Projector material designed for a projected image to penetrate from behind a screen in the direction of the viewers facing the screen's front.
Retro Reflective When projected light reflects off the screen material at the mirror opposite direction to the angle of incidence.
RGB Acronym for Red/Green/Blue colors that when used in the right combinations will create the full color range in electronic video devices.
RJ45 8-position 8-contact modular port & plug. Common computer and ethernet connection.
RS232 Standard Telecommunications serial port that connects data terminal equipment (DTE) such as computers and modems.