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DIGITAL PROJECTION ANNOUNCES THUNDER DISPLAYS - HIGH PERFORMANCE PROJECTION SYSTEMS
KENNESAW, Ga., March 15, 2002 - Digital Projection Inc. (DPI) - an Emmy® Award-winning manufacturer of high performance projection systems - today announced its THUNDER Displays line-up of projectors.
DPI's THUNDER models feature 3-chip DLP(tm) technology by Texas Instruments and are available in two native resolution platforms, SXGA (1280 x 1024) and XGA (1024 x 768). The projectors offer advanced features for optimum performance including high fidelity color and brightness, intuitive menu structure and channel set-up, and simple lens and aspect ratio control.
$86,995 list price
9,500 ANSI lumens
SXGA native resolution, 1600 x 1200 compatibility
$78,995 list price
10,000 ANSI lumens
XGA native resolution, 1600 x 1200 compatibility
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Both projectors are available for delivery in May 2002.
"Our new THUNDER series is the perfect 'big brother' to our highly successful range of HIGHlite Displays. The two chassis share the same user interface as well as many lenses and electronic components," said Mike Levi, president of Digital Projection, Inc.
"With light output starting at 9,500 ANSI lumens, current Digital Projection customers will find that upgrading applications to a THUNDER Display is a simple and constructive process. New customers will simply enjoy the imaging beauty and simplicity of operation from a broader family of DPI products," added Levi.
Digital Projection currently manufacturers one of the industry's largest line-ups of projectors based on 3-chip DLP(tm) technology by Texas Instruments. Projectors by DPI can be found in Fortune 1000 boardrooms, church & worship venues, film screening rooms, broadcast sets, command & control facilities, simulation applications, retail outlets, prestigious home theaters, lecture halls and star-studded live events.
About Digital Projection
Digital Projection International was founded in 1989, originally as a division of The Rank Group and has been instrumental in the development and application of Digital Light Processing(tm) technology by Texas Instruments for projection systems.
In June 1998, Digital Projection was awarded an Emmy® for technical achievements in broadcast engineering by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. POWER Displays by DPI are the first and only projector to win the coveted award.
In December 2001, Digital Projection's management team, lead by Brian Critchley, executive director, concluded the management purchase of the company from IMAX Corporation. The management buy-out marked a return to independent ownership for Digital Projection International and its subsidiaries DP Ltd. in the UK and DP Inc. in the USA.
Digital Projection is a UK-based company with offices in North America and Europe. Digital Projection Incorporated, with its headquarters based in Atlanta, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Digital Projection, Limited, located in Manchester, England. www.digitalprojection.com www.digitalprojection.co.uk
(tm) Digital Light Processing and DLP are registered trademarks of Texas Instruments. Emmy® is a registered trademark of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Contact: Tim J. Butler
Director, Marketing Communications
(770) 420-1360 fax