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What are Foot-Lamberts and Why Do I Care?

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 |

Foot-lamberts (ftL) are the unit of measure used by the motion picture industry to specify how much light should be reflected off the movie screen in a 1-foot x 1-foot area. The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) recommends 16 foot-lamberts in a dark movie theater. This is the standard for a professional cinematic viewing experience. For environments with high levels of ambient light, maintaining good contrast is essential. We recommend a total luminance of 40ftL for...

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Sony introduces new VPL-HW45ES 1080p Home Theater Projector

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 |

Last month Sony announced the launch of a new model in their home theater proejctor series; the VPL-HW45ES. Replacing the current (and one of our favorite models) VPL-HW40ES. Following on from the success of the VPL-HW65ES, the new compact VPL-HW45ES projector incorporates Sony’s advanced Reality Creation technology and acclaimed SXRD panel. These technologies offer users a clearer and more detailed picture, with better brightness, contrast and resolution as well as less background picture...

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Meet the Brand - Grandview Screen USA

Thursday, February 18, 2016 |

Grandview Screens USA The team here at BuyAV LLC couldn't be more excited to introduce the inclusion of Grandview USA into our catalog. A Canadian based company originally, Grandview has no opened up a office here in the USA and is aggressively taking the projector screen market by storm. Their products are of a premium quality at an incredible price point. We have had the pleasure of testing out several models and surfaces in our demo room and all were impressed by the design, reflective...

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Meet the Brand: Paint on Screen

Monday, February 1, 2016 | 0 comment(s)

Meet the BrandPaint on Screen What separates your Brand from the competition (more competitively priced, made in US, bigger selection, chemistry, etc)? ie, why are you better? We are the number one projection screen coating made is the USA. We offer more coverage per dollar than any of our competitors and we do it with a much better product. We start with a single premixed coating instead of required two different coatings like our competitors. Using only Zero and Low VOC components along with...

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