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Christie Expands Family of Widescreen Projectors with New Christie LW600

Las Vegas/NAB – (April 14, 2008) – Christie sets a benchmark for the broadest range of high performance widescreen projection technology with the premiere of the new Christie LW600 digital projector at the National Association of Broadcasters Conference (NAB) in Las Vegas, NV. The Christie LW600 complements the company’s family of widescreen format projectors with a cost effective, high brightness 3LCD solution that can be twin stacked to double the brightness. This new Wide-XGA projector shines brightly at 6,000 ANSI lumens and 2000:1 contrast ratio, and boasts a suite of 12 optional lenses. It also features high quality 10-bit image processing and compatibility with most computer and video sources including HD formats up to 1080p.

“The Christie LW600 is ideal for today’s market of WXGA laptops and PC’s that now encompass not only standard data presentations, but widescreen HD formats. With the growing trend toward Wide-XGA format, the need to display this native resolution is becoming more important for today’s applications,” notes Frank Anzures, product manager, Business Products, Christie. “This latest addition allows us to continue to offer more choice in widescreen format at an affordable cost for the business and education sectors. The Christie LW600 gives professionals everything they need and want including high brightness and accurate color reproduction, easy set up, and expandability.”

The Christie LW600’s innovative attributes and inorganic 3LCD light engine offers incredible brightness for high definition data and video presentation in boardrooms, large conference rooms, medium-sized auditoriums, and houses of worship. With a range of 12 high performance lenses and two expandable option bays for input modules, it can be configured to meet the most demanding installation needs. It also features a new AutoFilter system, extending service intervals. This automated cartridge filter system rotates to a new section every 1,000 hours and holds 10 filter sheets for hassle free operation.

Visit Christie at NAB, booth# SL6113, to see a live demonstration of the new Christie LW600. NAB takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 14th – 17th.

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 digital 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. With its recent acquisition of Vista Controls Systems, Corp., Christie offers the most complete and advanced solutions for cinema, live venues, control rooms, business presentations, training facilities, 3D and Virtual Reality, simulation and education as well as industrial and government environments. For more information, visit www.christiedigital.com