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Studio Experience Introduces New Home Theater Projector

Press Release  |  Nov 3, 2002

Poulsbo, WA - Studio Experience, the division of BOXLIGHT specializing in advanced home theater projectors, is proud to present the Matinee 1HD - the first wide screen home theater projector under $2400. This budget-conscious unit is designed to bring the excitement of the big screen home to the mass consumer market.

Featuring true 964 x 544 wide VGA resolution, 800:1 contrast ratio, 700 ANSI lumens, and an incredible price tag, this projector rivals the best DLP units on the market. Weighing in at a mere 7.5 lbs, the projector can be easily moved from room to room or even over to a friend's house. The Matinee 1HD has been designed to create an astounding picture in any environment.

The Matinee 1HD is user friendly from the moment it is taken out of the box. A short throw lens allows projection on a large screen even in a small room. The Picture Image Select Function allows you to choose from Standard, Cinema/Real, and Image settings optimized for different video mediums. And during installation, it is easy to perfectly align the image on the screen with the horizontal and vertical power lens shift, even if the unit is off-center to the screen.

The Matinee 1HD believes in being seen and not heard. It is one of the quietest projectors available with a whisper mode of only 28 dB of audible noise, guaranteeing the hum of the fan will never interfere with movie dialogue.

The Matinee 1HD is compatible with 1080i, 1035i, 720p, 575p, 575i, 480p, and 480i HDTV/EDTV standards. Image adjustments are made easy right from the remote with the auto flesh tone, auto gray scale and color temperature adjustments. With the power management function, the projector is energy efficient and saves on lamp life by automatically shutting off if no signal is received for over five minutes.

The manual zoom lens makes set-up simple, and the Digital Keystone Adjustment allows the picture to be adjusted to create a square image in any environment. Use the backlit remote control to change screen aspect ratio, adjust the image or change inputs without having to get up and turn on the lights.

The Studio Experience Matinee 1HD is a quality home theater projector at an unbeatable price. Packed with unique features, specific to the home theater environment, the Matinee 1HD is an exceptional choice for any home theater enthusiast.

Along with its own branded line, Studio Experience offers projectors from the best manufacturers in the industry, including BOXLIGHT and SONY. They guarantee optimal brightness and clarity from every projector they sell by featuring only those units with over 700 ANSI lumens and high resolution for the best quality video images for the home theater. Studio experience also sells other components essential for home theater, including plasma displays, projection screens and all-inclusive home theater packages. Studio Experience provides knowledgeable assistance on all of the products that are offered, as well as helpful tips for specific applications and installations.

All projectors purchased from Studio Experience are covered through the company's exceptional, full 15-day money back guarantee and full manufacturer's warranty.* Studio Experience offers a 3-year parts and labor warranty on their Matinee 1HD, which can be upgraded for up to four years of total coverage. In addition, a 120-day lamp guarantee is standard on all Studio Experience branded projectors.

Studio Experience offers free 24-hour/7-day-a-week technical support for the life of their products. 180 days Same-as-Cash financing options are also available. More information on Studio Experience's complete line of home theater products is available via the company's website, All products can be ordered by calling 1-800-667-6147.

*This applies to stocked projectors. Conditions do not apply to special order items.