Gary Talks with Melissa Rone About Da-Lite’s New Presence at InfoComm


Melissa Rone, senior marketing manager for Da-Lite, talks about the new Da-Lite customer experience launched this year that creates a single destination for product orders through Although Parallax, Da-Lite’s ambient-light-rejecting technology, is a big draw to the booth, the company’s Wireline Advantage Screen product attracted just as much attention. Watch this video to hear […]

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Milestone Documents Its History with Gary Kayye


Milestone, the parent company for Chief, Da-Lite and Projecta, had a visual representation of their company’s history in AV and it dates all the way back to 1909. Chief Sr. Marketing & Product Manager EMEA Commercial Robert de Jong, talks with me about their history and future in this one-on-one video interview from ISE 2015.

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Chief Updates the Integrated Interactive System for Epson BrightLink at ISE 2015


Chief will show an updated Chief Integrated Interactive System, an all-in-one design that brings together Chief mounts and Da-Lite screen technology to create a unified solution for the new Epson BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and Brightlink 595Wi. For one, the Da-Lite board surface is now optimized for this finger touch capability in addition to the pen […]

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17 Stands You Must See at ISE 2015


As you may know, Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) is Europe’s — and the world’s — largest AV show. Combining both residential and commercial AV technology in one giant trade show venue at the Amsterdam RAI, the show is nicely spread out in 12 easy-to-navigate halls that you can walk without back-tracking as it’s laid-out in […]

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Milestone’s Steve Durkee Talks to Gary Kayye About Chief, Da-Lite and Projecta


It’s been a little over a year since Chief, Da-Lite and Projecta were brought together under the Milestone umbrella and started leveraging each other’s strengths through collaborative marketing, sales and R&D. And, obviously it’s working well as the three companies are flourishing and working together on everything from videoconferencing carts to an OEM with Epson […]

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Private Capital Company Acquires Milestone AV Technologies


Pritzker Group Private Capital today announced that it acquired has acquired Milestone AV Technologies, which owns and markets the Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite brands. Milestone was purchased for an undisclosed price from The Duchossois Group, which will retain a significant interest in the business and continue to have representatives serve on the board of directors. Milestone […]

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Almo Pro A/V Closes Year with 4th Record-Setting E4 AV Tour Stop


The New Jersey version of the Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour was held last week in the Meadowlands Exposition Center and not only did it set an attendance record for a New York area show, at over 600, but it was also an all-time attendance record for the four year AV Tour. If you’re […]

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HERMAN Announces Distribution Partnership with Da-Lite


MIAMI, FL., June 12, 2013 – Herman (, the leading provider of AV products, procurement services and labor resources to systems integrators in the commercial AV and broadcast industries, announces a new distribution partnership with Da-Lite, one of the biggest names in the projection screen category. “Herman is thrilled to offer Da-Lite’s products to our […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 116: A Pre-Configured System Aimed at Schools


Chief, Da-Lite and Epson worked together to bring to market a pre-configured AV system aimed at schools. The best part about it is it can be installed in a couple of hours. Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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Chief, Da-Lite and Epson Partner for Pre-Configured System


Chief is now shipping the Chief Integrated Interactive System, an all-in-one design that brings together Chief mounts and Da-Lite screen technology to create a unified solution for the Epson BrightLink Pro 1410Wi (short-throw projector). The system includes a custom Chief mount, Da-Lite Interactive Dry Erase Application Screen technology (IDEA), a dedicated housing for the interactive control pad and equipment and a marker tray. […]

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Da-Lite Adds Tablet Carts to Lineup


Da-Lite is launching two tablet sync, charging and storage carts to its Advance line of multimedia carts, the CT-TS32 and CT-TS48. Each cart is equipped to charge and sync tablet computers to a master laptop or desktop computer. The CT-TS32 holds up to 32 tablet computers with an additional shelf for storage, while the CT-TS48 will hold up to 48 tablets. […]

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Da-Lite Introduces Recessed Electric Screen for Video Conferencing Applications


The new Tensioned Conference Electrol from Da-Lite is a unique electric screen that allows the projection screen and video conferencing camera to be completely concealed when not in use. The housing of the Tensioned Conference Electrol is designed to be recessed in the ceiling and includes a trim flange for a clean, finished installation. The […]

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Da-Lite Launches Online Screen Designer For Custom Projection Screens


With the move to larger custom projection screen installations, Da-Lite has responded to the market with a new online Screen Designer program that makes specifying a custom Da-Lite screen as easy as following the prompts in the new program.  Select screen type, screen size and the screen surface that matches your installation needs. The new […]

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Da-Lite Wants More ProAV Dealers to Use Electric Screens in Large Venue Apps


Da-Lite Screen Company says they have engineered a breakthrough in large venue electric screens with the introduction of the new Advantage and Advantage Deluxe extruded aluminum cases for its line of non-tensioned and tensioned ceiling recessed applications. Specially designed and engineered for projection screen widths from 14 to 24 feet, the one-piece precision extrusion is […]

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Da-Lite Shows New Holo Screen


Designed for large-format projection of digital signs, the Holo is designed to hang in plain sight (in retail environments) as it’s specifically designed to operate in high ambient light environments.  The new Holo accommodates sizes up to 108” x 300” and the rear-screen design uses a new optical coating that makes the projected images sharper […]

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Da-Lite, Joe Kane Productions Team on HD Projection Screens

Da-Lite Screen Company and Joe Kane Productions entered a partnership to develop and manufacture high definition projection screens for home theater and film production. Da-Lite is a long-time, large manufacture of projection screens and Joe Kane Productions is an HD expert and consulting company that has been working with projector manufacturers of late to develop […]

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Blake Brubaker Appointed Systems Display Manager at Da-Lite

Da-Lite Screen Company announced that Blake Brubaker will move into the role of systems display manager. Brubaker, a 13-year veteran of the company, has served Da-Lite in a variety of sales and marketing positions. With the new appointment, Brubaker will lead design training programs for system integrators and consultants, and will author a series of […]

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Da-Lite Announces Projector Lift, Mirror Adjustment, Lectern

Da-Lite Screen Company announced several new products recently, including a projector lift, mirror adjustment and lectern. The projector lift is the Da-Lift 10M. The 10M is electrically operated, is 15 inches high, travels 10 inches vertically, and has a projector weight capacity up to 40 pounds. The frame is black welded steel with two electrical […]

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Da-Lite Adds HDTV Sizes, Large Venue Fixed Screen, Fast-Fold Masking Panels, and AV Cart to Product

Da-Lite made a number of new product announcements of late, including new HDTV screen sizes, a fixed large venue screen up to 90 feet and a new AV cart. The Professional Electrol and Senior Electrol are the screens that are now available in HDTV sizes. The Professional is now available in 159”, 188”, 216”, 243” […]

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