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Press Release  |  Apr 24, 2006

Bright Image and Depth of Color Set New Standards of Performance for the Rental/Staging Marketplace

NAB/Las Vegas (April 24, 2006) - Christie, a major provider of visual solutions for business, entertainment and industry, introduces the Christie Roadster S+ 20K DLP® projector, the latest generation of its popular Roadster Series of compact, purpose-built projectors for the rental/staging, live entertainment, trade show and exhibition markets. Driven by a powerful 3-chip DLP SXGA+ engine and delivering 20,000 ANSI lumens, the projector offers superior image quality and increased brightness levels with greater power, performance and lower cost-of-ownership to meet the challenges of the most demanding environments.

The Christie Roadster S+ 20K features a contrast ratio of 1800:1, high quality optics and 10-bit image processing to provide crisp, clean images and perfect color saturation. Rugged and compact in design, with built-in handles and multiple rigging points, the projector is designed to meet the rigors and stress of the staging market, and is ideal for use in houses of worship, concerts, large auditoriums, trade shows and exhibitions, casinos, theme parks, and museums.

The projector's high bandwidth signal processing supports additional functions such as Picture-in-Picture, HD 4:4:4 and seamless switching between sources. Motorized lens functions provide power focus, zoom, horizontal and vertical offset at the touch of a button, while the Intelligent Lens System (ILS™) provides auto recall for zoom and focus. User-replaceable pre-aligned Xenon lamp modules and bulbs with adjustable lamp power minimize downtime and cost-of-ownership.

"The Christie Roadster Series of purpose-built projectors represents the perfect convergence of size, functionality and power for the Rental/Staging market," says Mike Garrido, senior product manager, Business Products, Christie. "The new Christie Roadster S+ 20K projector is the brightest projector in its category. It delivers proven 10- bit image processing, an unmatched level of power, performance and versatility, and it is reliable, easy to use – a clear cut above the competition."

232, RS-422, DMX 512, IR remote, wired remote, and direct control panel input. Onboard ChristieNET™ networking allows for remote monitoring from anywhere in the world.

The Christie Roadster S+ 20K will be demonstrated at Christie's NAB booth South Lower Hall # 1519 in the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 24-27, 2006.

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

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