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Lunette curved projection screen from Elite
Posted on Friday, July 30, 2010

Elite launches its Lunette Series of Curved Fixed-Frame Projection Screens

A New Curve in Elites Lineup of Projection Screens

CERRITOS, Calif., July 30, 2010 — Elite Screens, Inc. an innovative company that specializes in affordable high quality projection screens, today announced the availability of the Lunette curved frame projection screen.
“There is a need for lot of diversity in screen designs and the Lunette is the latest in Elite’s many product lines.” said David Rodgers, marketing manager, Elite Screens, Inc. “A curved projection screen is essential for both the way it enhances the visual experience and the way eliminates a visual artifact encountered in some widescreen presentations.”
The special curve design directly enhances the aesthetic appeal of the presentation by giving its viewers the sensation of being physically drawn into the film. As an added benefit, the curve design eliminates the “pincushion effect” commonly experienced when projecting in a 2.35:1 (Widescreen) format. Pincushion effect is when the top and bottom center of a widescreen projection appear to droop inward.  It occurs because as the length of an aspect ratio increases, the light from the projector must travel a greater distance to the sides of the screen than it does to the center. Elite’s curve design brings the sides of the screen forward to even out the projection footprint resulting in a perfectly formatted image. In addition to this, it creates a sense of immersion that only a curved screen can provide.

Elite’s Lunette measures from 84” to 166” diagonally in 16:9 (HDTV) or 2.35:1 (Widescreen) aspect ratios. Material options include Elite’s CineWhite tension matte white 1.1 gain material that is black backed to eliminate light penetration or the acoustically transparent Acousticpro1080 matte white woven material with black fabric backing material.  The frame is 3.5” thick and is surfaced in black velour to avoid light reflection. Product assembly and installation is quick and easy.


Pricing, Availability, Warranty
Elite Screens' Lunette pricing starts at $1269 (USD) and is available now through the commercial and retail sales channels.   It comes with Elite's two-year manufacturer's limited warranty, which is twice the industry standard. As further testimony to the quality of their product, Elite offers a 3-year warranty program for Educational, Government, Military and Houses of Worship organizations.

About Elite Screens, Inc.
Elite Screens Inc. is a US based company with its world headquarters in California, United States and satellite offices in Germany, Taiwan, China, Japan, France, and the Baltic States. Elite is an ISO9000-2001 certified manufacturer that specializes in producing retail, commercial and home-theater projection screens for the specific needs of these three sales channels. As a leading American screen company, Elite delivers its promise of award winning quality through cost effective products for today's discerning video enthusiasts. We produce a variety of front, rear and acoustically transparent projection screen materials for virtually any projection environment. Elite Screens, Inc. is located at 16410 Manning Way, Cerritos, CA  90703.  For more information, please call 877-511-1211 or visit http://www.elitescreens.com.

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