Press Release

Christie Roadster Series Projectors Now With Enhanced Power And Performance

Higher Brightness Levels, Improved Air Flow, and Ease of Use Make Them World’s Favorite High Brightness DLP™ Projectors

 

INTEGRATED SYSTEMS ASIA/SINGAPORE – (October 12, 2005) - Christie, a major provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, today announced major enhancements to their popular Roadster Series of compact, purpose-built projectors for the rental/staging, trade show and exhibition markets.  Now shipping, the projectors offer increased brightness levels and improved cooling efficiency, delivering greater power, performance and lower cost-of-ownership to meet the needs of a demanding marketplace. 

Featuring high quality next-generation DLP™ technology, the Christie Roadster S+12 now delivers 12,000 ANSI lumens (typical), an increase of 2,000 ANSI lumens from the previous model; the Christie Roadster S+16K now delivers 16,000 ANSI lumens (typical), up 2,000 ANSI lumens from the previous model.  Both models combine SXGA+ resolution, variable contrast ratio of 1600-2000:1 full-field, high quality optics and 10-bit image processing to deliver crisp, clean images with perfect color saturation and exceptional detail.

With its built-in handles, stackers, and multiple rigging points, the Christie Roadster Series is designed to meet the rigors and stress of demanding staging environments.  They respond to almost any kind of control, including RS-232, RS-422, IR remote, wired remote, and direct key input to the most-used major functions.  User-replaceable pre-aligned Xenon lamp modules with adjustable lamp power minimize downtime and offer lower cost-of-ownership.  Auto set-up quickly and intuitively detects the source and responds with correct brightness, contrast and positions.  Onboard ChristieNET™ networking allows the projectors to be controlled and maintained remotely from anywhere in the world.  

“The new, enhanced Christie Roadster Series of DLP™ projectors continues to raise the bar for the rental/staging market,” observed Mike Garrido, Senior Product Manager, Christie.  “It’s one of our most popular product families because the extraordinary brightness levels and rugged design make it the perfect projector where durability, ease of handling, and operation are the key requirements.” 

About Christie

Christie is a leader in visual solutions for world-class organizations, offering diverse applications for business, entertainment, and industry. A leading innovator in film projection since 1929 and a pioneer in projection systems since 1979, Christie has established a global reputation as a total service provider and the world's single source manufacturer of a variety of display technologies and solutions. Christie offers comprehensive solutions for cinema, large audience venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. Christie solutions are used in over 75,000 locations worldwide, including more than 10,000 projectors and displays networked with ChristieNET™ networking devices. For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com.

 

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