Elite Screens Australia – The Value For Money Brand
Elite Screens Australia
“Elite Screens Inc. is a US based projection screen manufacturing company with its world headquarters in California and satellite offices in Australia, China, France, Germany, India, Latvia, Mexico, Japan, and Taiwan. Elite is an ISO9001:2015 certified professional manufacturer of projection screens that specializes in producing retail, commercial and the (EPV®) dedicated custom integrator sales channels.”
“The Mission of Elite Screens Inc. is to make cinema-quality projection screens available to even the most modest budgets without compromising on the quality. Regardless of the projector’s cost, its accompanying screen should not be more expensive. Elite Screens Inc. is devoted to matching Retail CE customers with screens that will fulfill the unique requirements each buyer has. It does so by mass producing a multitude of quality products in the most popular sizes and aspect ratios using a variety of formats that will accommodate any environment from integrated high-tech performance to portable, cost-effective solutions. The end result is an attainable, well made product that comes with all the accessories and is available for immediate fulfillment.”
Why An Elite Screen
Elite Screens have entered the Australian marketplace some two or three years ago. During that time they have kept with their mission statement – offering a value for money projector screen, within all projector screen models.
Starting out in the United States in 2004, they now have consolidated markets within Germany, France, China, Taiwan, and of course, Australia.
The large demographics, has allowed research and development to go into their product range. The outcome of this, is a value for money screen – what more can you ask for ..?
Of course, lets not kid ourselves, the screens, like most products these days are coming out of China. Comparing Apples with Apples, this Manufacturer would have to be put against the Grandview of the marketplace.
Elite Screens Australia – Range of Projector Screens
Elite Screens have within their range
- Fixed Frame
- Electric Tension
Elite Screens Australia – Fixed
Elite Screens has 6 different models of Fixed Frame Screens, giving a complex range to meet the consumer needs.
SableFrame – Entry level screen.
ezFrame – Comes with velvet material to eliminate projector glare that an untreated metal frame reflects during operation. ” The screen material is Elite’s AcousticPro1080P2 acoustically transparent fabric. It produces a bright, accurate, and moire free image for projectors rated up to 1080p”
Lunette – Elites curved fixed frame screen boasting “The award-winning Lunette Series fixed frame screen has a premium 3.5″-wide curved, velvet-covered frame designed to enhance contrast levels, decrease incident light and create heightened immersion. Curved screens design improves image depth and perception while increasing brightness uniformity.”
Aeon/CLR – “The Aeon Series is a fixed frame projection screen that uses Elite’s EDGE FREE technology. The EDGE FREE design resembles a giant size flat panel TV display. The Aeon includes velvet tape as an installation option to further enhance the overall appearance”
Polar Star – “The Polar Star is Elite Screen’s latest edition to its line of Ambient Light Rejecting projection screens. Polar Star is a polarized, angular reflective, ambient-light-rejecting front projection screen for the Home Cinema and Commercial markets. It is also exceptional in its handling of Actvie and Passive 3D technologies.
The Polar Star material offers superb brightness and contrast through a combination of its highly reflective surface and gray diffusion layered coating. This angular-reflective-screen material has a brightness of 1.3 gain and a 70 degree viewing angle. This makes it ideal for home cinema and commercial applications alike. The Silver-Gray protective surface coating is a reflective compound that is polarized to allow its use in active or passive 3D presentations while maintaining a 92% polarization retention.”
Polar Star eFinity – “The Polar Star eFinity Series from Elite Prime Vision is an internal-frame projection screen with the wraparound material design that is better known as EDGE FREE because of its lack of a traditional external framework. The eFinity EDGE FREE maximizes the viewing area in a smaller space footprint without compromizing the screen’s structural integrity. It includes a micro-thin 6mm black bezel and a backlight LED kit with Radio Frequency remote control.”
It’s the ultimate multi-purpose projection screen for virtually any indoor projection environment. The Polar Star is polarizd for Passive 3D applications and is Active 3D and 4K Ultra HD ready.
Elite Screens Australia – ER120WH2 Sable Frame
“The SableFrame from Elite Screens is an entry-level fixed frame screen for today’s home cinema 720p and 1080p projectors. It’s easy to assemble and installs in minutes. The black velvet-surfaced 2.36″ aluminum frame enhances your wall’s overall appearance and absorbs projector light overshoot for crisper images. Choose from three available screen materials. The highly versatile CineWhite Gain 1.1 flat tensioned screen material provides a 160-degree viewing angle for a satisfying picture from nearly anywhere in the room. The AcousticPro1080P2 screen material delivers optimal color neutrality and is designed for 1080p projectors. The tensioned PVC PowerGain screen material resists hot spotting in the presence of ambient light and provides crisp color reproduction. Adjustable fix plates provide equal tension over the entire projection surface, while sliding wall mounts ensure the installation is properly centered.”
Elite Screens Australia – Electric Projector Screens
The Electric projector screen range, like the fixed screens, has 6 model variants.
Elite Screens Spectrum – Elite Screens’ Spectrum series provides a 1.1 gain, acoustic transparent angular weave material. This allows for rear sound to effectively propagate through to the audience.
Elite Screens Vmax2 – Elite Screens Vmax2 projector screens provides 1.1 gain and is designed to deliver value for money within its offerings. The Vmax2 is one of the more common sellers due to its price point and so lets look at the 120″ VMAX120UWH2 to get a feel for the screen.
Elite Screens 120″ VMAX120UWH2
“In the past, our VMAX Electric projector screen has been one of the most affordable ways for anyone to bring a quality retractable electric screen into their office presentation or home theater room. It comes out of the box fully assembled, ready to plug and play, has black masking borders, adjustable drop/rise positioning and IR/RF remote controls along with a detachable 3-way wall box as standard features. The V2 takes it up a notch by adding a few new features that enhance both the cosmetic and mechanical capabilities of the VMAX screen. A 12v trigger is also included to coordinate the screen’s drop/rise position with the projector’s power cycles. On the occasion where the consumer cannot use a 12v trigger and wants to eliminate the wall box from sight, an Infrared “Eye” receiver is now also included.
- MaxWhite 1.1 Gain black backed material
- MaxWhite FiberGlass backed 1.1 Gain material, models 166″ & below
- MaxWhite FiberGlass: Flame Retardant- Complies with NFPA 701 Standards
- 180 degree wide viewing angle
- 4K Ultra HD and Active 3D Ready
- Standard 4-side black masking borders
- Matte White material is durable and easy to clean
- Standard Infrared (IR) and Radio Frequency (RF) remote controls
- Detachable 3-way wall switch
- Radio Frequency (RF) remote capable of operating from up to 100 feet away without the necessity of line of sight
- Built-in 5-12 volt trigger input enables Drop/Rise operation to synchronize with the projector’s power cycle
- Low-voltage internal IR/RF receivers
- CAT5 cable wit RJ-45 connector for easy extension of the 5-12 volt trigger/IR “eye” receiver/3-way wall switch
- Optional ZR800D IR Universal Remote Control, wireless 5-12 volt trigger, Universal 5-12 volt trigger (for projectors that don’t have a trigger output port) and In-wall switch
- Durable metal casing for wall/ceiling installation
- Includes wood screws and drywall anchors
- Bubble leveller included
- Ships fully assembled with 3-prong power connection ready to plug & play
- Optional in-ceiling trim kit and 6″ & 12″ L brackets allows clearance away from wall
Quality and Reliability
- Synchronous motor allows silent operation with extended operational longevity and low power consumption
- Certified by AMX and CRESTRON
- GREENGUARD and GREENGUARD Gold Certified
- 2-year warranty”