Da-Lite Not Only Added a 10-Foot SightLine Cable Drop, But It’s Offering 21:9 Screens Now, Too!

June 8, 2023

Da-Lite just debuted a new 10-foot SightLine Cable Drop option available with its Tensioned Advantage and Advantage electric screens. While SightLine’s standard 70″ aircraft-grade cable drop screen feature covers most custom drop-sizing scenarios, the new 10′ drop is designed to provide more flexibility for unique installations, such as unusually high ceilings, where additional drop may […]

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Da-Lite Showcasing Sightline Aircraft-Grade Cable Drop Screen Feature at InfoComm 2022

June 3, 2022

Da-Lite is showing how integrators can solve new challenges in conference rooms, classrooms, and multipurpose spaces with its new aircraft-grade cable drop screen feature, SightLine, in the Legrand | AV booth W903, at InfoComm 2022. Available as an option with the company’s Tensioned Advantage and Advantage electric screens, SightLine gives the impression of a floating screen. The single roller design suspension system features three […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1095: ISE Will Be the First Time Most People in the World Will See the New Da-Lite/Projecta SightLine

April 8, 2022

  Legrand’s SightLine screen may simultaneously be the simplest and most creative launch from a screen company in years. It’s a simple concept: Get rid of the black fabric drop above every electric screen, ever. When the screen is projected on, it appears to “float” in the air — therefore freeing up that space for speakers, mics […]

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The Last Day of LAVNCH WEEK 5: ProAV Day!

March 7, 2022

Well, we’ve made it, #AVtweeps — the final day of LAVNCH WEEK 5! Thursday was ProAV Day, and we saw product demos, had discussions and learned tons about the upcoming trends in ProAV. Read on below to find a recap of the whole day, and don’t forget you can also watch the entire day on […]

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Da-Lite Now Offering SightLine Single Roller Suspension System

February 25, 2022

Da-Lite is offering a new aircraft-grade cable drop screen feature, SightLine. The single roller design suspension system, available with Da-Lite’s Tensioned Advantage and Advantage screens, replaces the need for black drop above the projection screen and simplifies AV setups by creating space above the screen to place cameras. The flexible drop distance of up to […]

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Legrand | AV To Display New Products in Mobile Tradeshow Trailer at CEDIA Expo 2021

August 12, 2021

Aug. 16, 2021: We have received the news that Legrand AV will no longer be attending CEDIA Expo 2021. For an updated list of manufacturers attending the show, click here.” Legrand | AV will roll into CEDIA Expo 2021 with its Mobile Tradeshow Trailer, outfitted with all the company’s product lines working in tandem to bring […]

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Da-Lite Now Shipping Agility Battery Motor for Designer Contour Electrol

March 10, 2021

Da-Lite announced that its optional Agility Battery Motor for the new Tensioned Designer Contour Electrol and Designer Contour Electrol ceiling- or wall-mounted electric screens is now shipping. Available in diagonals up to 110 inches in the 16:9 HDTV format and 113 inches in the 16:10 wide format, this motor option is ideal for retrofit installations […]

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Da-Lite Launches New Interface and Ethernet Adapter

September 29, 2020

Da-Lite has announced the launch of the RS-232 Interface and Ethernet Adapter. The RS-232 Interface is an adapter for low voltage controls used on Da-Lite motorized screens and projector lifts. This RS-232 Interface allows wired remote control of a screen or lift. The Ethernet Adapter for the RS-232 Interface allows the freedom of wired remote […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 959: So, Where Can You Find Da-Lite and Projecta Screens at ISE 2020? 

February 10, 2020

Gary was joined via video with Rhen Taylor of Da-Lite to talk about both Projecta and Da-Lite at the ISE 2020 show in Amsterdam next week. Both companies are the screen leaders in AV and will be integrated, again, into the Legrand booth in Hall 2 stand C50, along with Chief, Luxul, Middle Atlantic and Vaddio. Watch this ISE preview and make sure you plan […]

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Here’s a Breakdown of the Products Legrand Will Feature at ISE 2020

January 31, 2020

Last week, we detailed Legrand’s ISE lineup. In this article, we break down all of the products the company will be showing in February at ISE. In 2020, the company is showing how its brands create full room solutions with a series of application spaces. Stop by stand 2-C50 to take a tour and discover […]

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Legrand Details CEDIA Expo Plans

August 23, 2019

Legrand AV Residential Solutions today announced its lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Booth 905, Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, On-Q, QMotion, SANUS and Vantage will come together with smart home AV systems, networking, and infrastructure solutions designed to help integrators create […]

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Da-Lite Fast-Fold Deluxe Screen Enhanced for Portability

July 18, 2019

Da-Lite just debuted a new Fast-Fold Deluxe Screen System aimed at rental and staging applications. A new leg-to-frame locking mechanism accommodates a variety of user skill levels for intuitive and efficient set-up and tear-down. All parts are completely self-contained on the screen frame and leg, offering toolless convenience to the portable screen market. Fast-Fold Deluxe […]

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Legrand at InfoComm Includes C2G, Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, Vaddio and Wiremold

June 8, 2019

The brands of Legrand | AV will come together at InfoComm booth 2500 with a new presentation method. An assembly of typical applications, or vignettes, will showcase what each brand brings to enhance experiences with technology and how they work together. In booth 2500 you can take a tour and discover the latest from C2G, […]

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Legrand Experts Leading 15 Classes at InfoComm 2019

May 29, 2019

Legrand | AV will be teaching 15 courses at InfoComm 2019 covering a wide range of topics; sessions will be led by experts from Chief, Da-Lite, Middle Atlantic, Vaddio and others from the AV industry. Jerilyn Veldof, instructional designer at Legrand | AV, said she’s excited for the holistic approach that the various brands can […]

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Da-Lite Debuts Parallax Stratos

May 14, 2019

The new Parallax Stratos 1.0 delivers the freedom to install seamless ALR screens up to 16 feet in height, Parallax Stratos is available in a wide array of core Da-Lite tensioned electric and fixed frame options. This contrast-based ALR surface rejects up to 80 percent of ambient light with 1.0 gain for standard throw projectors […]

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All-New Parallax ALR Screens Will Debut from Da-Lite

May 14, 2019

Da-Lite says they are redefining their Parallax portfolio of Ambient Light Rejection (ALR) screen surfaces. Parallax 0.8, Parallax 2.3 and Parallax UST 0.45 are now part of the Parallax Pure family. Parallax Pure is a line of True Optical ALR surfaces. True Optical ALR surfaces are specifically designed to reject high levels of ambient light […]

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Parallax Re-do in Works for Da-Lite ALR Screens

March 25, 2019

Da-Lite is redefining its Parallax portfolio of premium Ambient Light Rejection (ALR) screen surfaces. Parallax 0.8, Parallax 2.3 and Parallax UST 0.45 are now part of the Parallax Pure family. Parallax Pure is a line of True Optical ALR surfaces that are specifically designed to reject high levels of ambient light from specific angles in […]

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Da-Lite Intros Same Day Shipping of Electric Screens

November 16, 2018

Da-Lite’s new DescenderPro will be the first electric screen product that Da-Lite stocks ready to ship same day. The ceiling recessed electric screen will be available in 16:9 and 16:10 formats in sizes from 106”-164” diagonal with four surface options – HD Progressive 0.9, HD Progressive 1.1, Da-Mat and Matte White. The black drop for […]

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Da-Lite Adds Parallax 2.3 to Ambient Light Rejection Line

August 13, 2018

Da-Lite has introduced the Parallax 2.3 high gain surface that Da-Lite says has a very gradual brightness drop-off, so image quality is maintained even when viewed from the side. Designed for applications in pro AV and home theater, the Parallax 2.3 is made up of multiple micro-layers to achieve 96 percent ambient light blocking properties […]

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Comprehensive Adds Screens to Product Line – Takes Aim at Draper and Da-Lite

June 28, 2018

Comprehensive Connectivity Company has added the Alltec Projector Screen line to its portfolio. The company says its line is a combination of affordability and performance. It’s aiming at 90 percent of the market rather than the high-end 10 percent that Stewart serves and the customization that Da-Lite and Draper accommodate. The company is also rolling […]

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Da-Lite To Unveil 16K-Ready Ambient Light Rejecting (ALR) Surfaces At InfoComm

May 22, 2018

Ambient Light Rejection (ALR) surfaces provide a brighter image in high ambient light environments, allowing users to benefit from larger, more affordable displays that look like flat panels. The latest additions to the ALR lineup include electric screen options as well as additional surfaces that can accommodate borderless screens as well as large venue options. […]

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Da-Lite Intros New Electric Screen

May 22, 2018

While custom and made-to-order products are a cornerstone of the Da-Lite business, sometimes a customer needs a screen fast. The new Da-Lite Descender Pro will be the first product that Da-Lite stocks ready to ship same day.The non-customizable electric screen will be available in 16:9 and 16:10 formats in sizes from 106”-164” diagonal with four surface options – HD […]

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What Do I Think of Legrand Buying Milestone AV?

June 28, 2017

Legrand announced the acquisition of Milestone AV early this morning but the rumors of a Milestone AV purchase had been flying for weeks. (Here’s a link to our breaking news story.) There was no question they were selling, but this is a merger of two giant, awesome companies. I can see nothing but fantastic things […]

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Legrand Buys Milestone AV

June 28, 2017

Legrand (parent company for Middle Atlantic, Luxul, ON-Q and Vantage) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Milestone AV Technologies, the parent company of AV brands including Da-Lite, Vaddio, Sanus, Projecta and Chief, which makes projector mounts, projection screens, PTZ cameras, equipment racks and AV furniture for both the HomeAV and […]

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Da-Lite Debuts New Borderless Screen at InfoComm

June 19, 2017

The new Da-Lite FullVision is a borderless design for use when designing a space that requires the AV to disappear and allow the features of the space and architecture to be at the forefront of the experience in the room. FullVision features a wraparound surface that adheres to the frame with Velcro to speed installation, making it easier to assemble than […]

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NYDSW: Milestone shows off Chief’s, Da-Lite’s and Vaddio’s solutions at the NEC New York Partner Showcase

November 7, 2016

Milestone brought Chief, Da-Lite, and Vaddio to present some of it’s products and collaborations with NEC Displays to the New York Partner Showcase at the 2016 NY Digital Signage Week.   Chief demonstrated and the Fusion Series   Chief talked about the LPAUB cart and its configurations.   Milestone explained their free AV consulting service to […]

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Want to Learn How to Develop Products the Right Way? Ask Milestone AV

June 20, 2016

I am not sure there is a better example for how to design and market products right now in the ProAV market than how Milestone AV Technologies – parent company for Chief Manufacturing, Da-Lite, Vaddio, Sanus and Projecta — is doing it. I won’t bore you by going through each and every product case over […]

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My Video Interview with Milestone’s Senior Marketing Manager, Melissa Rone

June 16, 2016

Milestone is doing something that EVERY manufacturer in the ProAV market should be doing — asking their customers how they can redesign their products to make them better. Simply genius! InfoComm 2016 represented the first U.S. show where Milestone combined both Chief and Da-Lite in to one booth and it included flying 6 Christie Projectors […]

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What’s To See At InfoComm 2016? Part 2: Some of the (Many) Exhibitors at the Show

June 5, 2016

Yes, over 1000 exhibitors for the first time at any InfoComm show. Where to begin? Here are some suggestions: Oblong (N2337) will unveil new capabilities of Mezzanine, the immersive visual collaboration solution for globally connected enterprises that is changing the way teams work at companies including IBM, Accenture, Fujitsu and Dentsu Aegis Network. Dubbed Mezz-In, this […]

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Chief Increases Coverage of Digital Signage Market

March 30, 2016

Chief has announced the addition of a Technology Solutions Group to better serve customers with digital signage rollouts from start to finish. The group will provide a full service offering to manufacturers, content providers and their end users. From product phase recommendations, site surveys, pilot phase support and project management to product modifications and engineering […]

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Chief Adds Da-Lite’s ViewShare Fusion to Mounts

September 16, 2015

Chief is adding Da-Lite’s ViewShare technology to Fusion display mounts. The new ViewShare Fusion kits include all the video conferencing accessories needed to create a bring-your-own-device video conferencing room. ViewShare technology fills the gap between high-end video conferencing systems and personal smart devices. The solution helps meet the increased need for face-to-face meetings in today’s […]

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Da-Lite Unveils New Product for Large Venue Installs

July 2, 2015

When designing large venues, ballrooms or architecturally appealing rooms, a consultant, integrator or architect may feel conflicted when installing a traditional screen in a room with high ceilings that will require a lot of black drop to accommodate the AV needs and an appropriate screen viewing height. The Wireline Advantage from Da-Lite is the aesthetic […]

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