Special Promotion for DP's Home Cinema Dealers

dVision projector promotion

New dVision Scope 1080p Orders
THROUGH 11/30/2012

Special dealer cost on the dVision Scope 1080p with standard lens, for all orders placed by 11/30/2012 and released for shipment by 12/31/2012. This is an amazing price for a truly distinct imaging solution!

Home Cinema dealers - DON'T MISS THIS CHANCE to sell your clients something truly innovative and unique. Incorporating native 2.35 performance with no anamorphic lens, the dVision Scope projector delivers the CE channel's simplest yet most powerful constant height solution.

For more information, please contact your DP regional manager (Click Here for contact information).

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DP's CEDIA 2012 Recap - Elite Home Entertainment Abounds in Indy

Digital Projection's CEDIA 2012 Showcase

A special THANK-YOU to everyone who joined us in our booth, visited one of our partner booths, attended one of our training sessions and/or visited the Future Tech Pavilion.

Digital Projection at CEDIA 2012

Embracing change is fundamental to progress, and DP's CEDIA 2012 presence rang in the changes in numerous ways. Instead of our traditional 'black box' that, in years past, displayed the industry's most advanced projectors in theater-like settings, we embraced a light, open and accessible layout. Attendees still experienced the power, precision and image quality of numerous DP displays, but this time in the fully-exposed environment of harsh tradeshow lighting.

Digital Projection at CEDIA 2012Integrators looking to expand beyond the traditional dedicated theater were given a real-world lesson in how light affects projection. As well as experience first-hand how DP's single and 3-chip products continue to produce dazzling imagery, even in the most unforgiving venues.

Two dedicated theaters balanced out the visual spectacle, displaying the new HIGHlite 3D, as well as the truly distinct dVision Scope and higher-brightness dVision LED projectors. More about those will be revealed below.


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New Home Cinema Pricing Now Available to Authorized Dealers

As of October 22, 2012, DP announced an update to our Dealer and List pricing exclusively to our Home Cinema Dealers and Reps. The updated price list is available NOW on our password-protected web site for current DP Dealers.

If you are a DP Dealer or Rep with login credentials, CLICK HERE for access.

If you are a DP Dealer or Rep but don't have updated login credentials, CLICK HERE to register for access.

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Home Cinema Training Update

Training Update – Upcoming Commercial AV Opportunities

Home Cinema dealers and partners – numerous education opportunities exist this fall, and here are a few of the highlights:

FREE WEBINAR: Get Immersed with Digital Projection and Panamorph
DATE: Tuesday, October 30, 2012
TIME: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT

In this Webinar, we will show you how to combine a Panamorph lens with DP's lineup of projectors to deliver the ultimate cinematic experience. Features will include:
- Product lines from Digital Projection and Panamorph, including Panamorph's new CineVista lens
- Explanation of how to provide a better, more immersive experience for your clients compared to smaller flat panels
- Learn how to deliver the most impressive Home Cinema experience possible
- and much more....

Once registered you will receive an email confirming your registration, along with the information you need to join the Webinar.

The Ultimate Home Theater Event with special guests Stewart Filmscreen
DATE: December 6, 2012
LOCATION: DP's US Headquarters - 55 Chastain Road, Suite 115, Kennesaw GA 30144
INSTRUCTION: theater design training plus live reference theater demos featuring DP displays and Stewart's Directors Choice masking movie screen
MORE INFORMATION: Click here to download full course materials and details.

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Beautiful Example of Architectural Mapping with DP's TITAN Quad Projectors

Albright-Knox Museum Relies on Digital Projection

In celebration of the Albright-Knox Museum's 150th Anniversary, K2imaging, New City Video and Stereo Advantage collaborated to bathe the museum's exterior in glorious light using seven of Digital Projection International's 16,000 lumen TITAN Quad projectors.

Albright-Knox Museum Relies on Digital Projection

Digital projection and technical presentation experts K2imaging provided projection equipment and engineering services. New City Video and Dan Hartnett brought content and control equipment to the table, while Kevin Bohner, system design manager with Stereo Advantage, oversaw the implementation of signal and communication connectivity.

Per the Albright-Knox website, the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy—the governing body of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery—was founded in 1862. As such, it is among the country's oldest public arts institutions in the United States. Today, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of contemporary and modern art through education, exhibition and public events.

Albright-Knox Museum Relies on Digital Projection

VIDEO: To truly appreciate most architectural mapping projects, one needs to see the creative in full motion. Fortunately, Albright-Knox captured the event and posted the video, viewable by clicking here, on their YouTube channel.

Albright-Knox Museum Relies on Digital Projection Albright-Knox Museum Relies on Digital Projection Many thanks to everyone involved in ensuring a successful event transpired, and congratulations to the Albright-Knox Museum on such a monumental anniversary!

Special thanks to Karl Mehrer of K2imaging for once again sharing his exceptional photography.

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ISF Video Certification Training Course Held at
DP's US Headquarters

From October 16 - 18, DP and Joel Silver, ISF President and Founder, hosted a group of integrators for ISF certification plus product training at our headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia.

ISF Video Certification Training Course Held at DP's US Headquarters ISF curriculum covers Global Standards, 3D mathematical imaging models, front panel controls, color balance, an introduction to color management as well as video processing, aspect ratios, EEDID /HDMI verification, HD and SD decoding, and a step by step calibration process. These classes additionally focused on the design and calibration of front projection with multiple screen technologies, plus insight on deploying the correct colorimeter for specific applications.

ISF Video Certification Training Course Held at DP's US Headquarters The first two days consisted of ISF-specific materials and were taught by Joel Silver. The third day was led by DP's training manager, Ken Eagle, and covered current DPI projection products and technologies as well as installation tips, tweaks and techniques.

ISF Video Certification Training Course Held at DP's US Headquarters DP was proud to host this prestigious curriculum, and we look forward to the numerous upcoming training opportunities for our home cinema dealers.

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Photos of the Month

Private Home Theater
LAVA Systems


LAVA Systems, an electronic systems contractor firm serving Central Kentucky and the surrounding area, recently completed an extensive remodel of a mountain retreat that features a second floor entertainment area with an attached private theater. The private theater serves as both the entertainment and surveillance destination for the clients and their extended family.

Digital Projection's HIGHlite Cine 260 works in conjunction with an anamorphic lens system, Lumagen processor and a Stewart Cine-V microperfed screen which was engineered specifically for the room's optimum viewing angles.


Designed for top-tier performance and engineered to deliver, the entire addition was painstakingly analyzed, engineered & modified. A decoupled subfloor minimizes the sound transference to the lower floors and the walls and ceilings are decoupled as well for uninterrupted enjoyment. Additionally, the theater room is treated with acoustical devices specified as a result of careful acoustical modeling and analysis for balanced, accurate sound reproduction.

The audio system features Klipsch THX Ultra II loudspeakers, 4 Subwoofers, processing by Integra & AudioControl and amplification by JBL.


All of the technology above, as well as the integrated lighting control, are controlled by AMX touchscreens, which also allow for simple control of the multi-window video switching and viewing on the 130" wide 2.35:1 screen.


LAVA's craftsmanship has exceeded the client's expectations, with the new room becoming the hub of the home. Additionally, LAVA was recognized at the CEDIA 2012 Awards banquet with a Silver, Technical Design award for the project in the Level III: $142,000 - $270,000 category. Click here to view all the award-winning designs.

Many thanks to the LAVA team for insisting on DP's precision projectors, and congratulations on being recognized for your abilities!

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Tech Tip

EDID Technology Overview

EDID stands for Extended Display Identification Data, a standard published by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). Used as part of an interface between a source device and a display, EDID supplies the necessary technological handshake needed for video or computer display. An EDID ROM chip is required to be present in all display devices that include HDMI / DVI support. Its inclusion in HDMI is part of a host of intelligent features that the standard offers. Using the DDC channel and EDID, a Blu-ray player or other source device can request and learn the display limitations of a display or video projector.

EDID contains basic information about a display and its capabilities, including manufacturer information, maximum image size, color depth, Native Resolution, factory pre-set timings, frequency range limits, and character strings for the display and serial number. This information is stored in the display, and then used to communicate with the rest of the system.

When intermediate products are used in the video distribution chain, these "middle" products are responsible for maintaining the integrity of the EDID and the HDCP encryption. These devices include switchers, receivers, HDMI extenders, distribution amps, and video scalers. NOTE: Caution must be taken when using multiple devices in a system, to assure the EDID does not become compromised as this could limit the performance of either the source or the display. An example of this is 3D EDID. If the EDID from the display does not make it all the way back to the source in its complete format, the source may not recognize the display as a 3D device and therefore not send 3D signals.

Digital Projection Tech Tip
With this in mind, here's the tech tip: If a display or a projector is not properly displaying a source that is otherwise known to be working, it is possible that the EDID handshake was interrupted. This can happen when the connection between the display and the source is momentarily interrupted. For example, a bad cable, or a momentary loss of power to a distribution accessory could cause this interruption, as would moving the DVI / HDMI source cable from one display to another.

The simplest way to solve the problem is to reboot the source, making sure the hardwire connection to the display is restored before powering the source back on. On power up, the source submits a renewed EDID query to the display, and upon receipt of the requested data, commences providing a properly formatted signal to suit the display's parameters.

HDMI sources can present another set of digital handshake challenges. In order to protect copyright holders, HDMI sources, such as Blu-ray players, also include HDCP – a complex and sometimes frustrating High Definition Copy Protection standard. Like EDID, sources with HDCP need to see the display at all times -- not just at power up. Any loss of connection to the display is viewed as an attempt to pirate the digital signal, and the HDCP enabled source responds by killing its output – replacing it instead with HDCP snow. To minimize HDCP distribution challenges, make sure all the components in your signal distribution chain are fully qualified per the HDMI and HDCP standards.

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Tech Tip Archive

Click here for the 2004-2008 Newsletter Archive
January 2009 - Resolutions Overview
April 2009 - EDID Technology Overview
May 2009 - How to Set Intelligent Lens Memory
June 2009 - WUXGA and Where it Fits
July/August 2009 - Calculating a Display's True Cost of Ownership
September 2009 - How to Display WUXGA on a 1080p Projector
October 2009 - Active, Passive and Active/Passive 3D
Holidays 2009 - M-Vision Series and Lens Shift
January/February 2010 - Interpreting Lens Shift Specifications
March 2010 - DP's Top Seven Tech Tips
April 2010 - Calibrating for 3D
May 2010 - Mainstream 3D Formats and Standards
October 2010 - Primer on DP's LED Projector Technology
Winter 2010 - LED Versus UHP Projector Technology
January 2011 - The Hazards of Stacking Projectors for Passive 3D Applications
February 2011 - Resolution and Aspect Ratio Overview
March 2011 - Proper Environmental Cooling for TITAN Projection Systems
April 2011 - Integrating 3D Sources with DP's TITAN 3D Projectors
May/June 2011 - Quick Reference Guide to DP's Product Line
July 2011 - Basic System Troubleshooting Tips
August/September 2011 - How to Display Native 2.35 Content with No Black Bars and No Anamorphic Lens
October 2011 - High Brightness vs. High Contrast Projectors – an Overview
Winter 2011 - DP's TITAN 3D Quick Start Guide
January 2012 - Basic Guidelines for Front Projection in a Media Room or High Ambient Light Application
February/March 2012 - How to Utilize the "Segmentation" Feature Found in TITAN Quad and HIGHlite Cine 660 Displays
April 2012 - How to Make 3D a Great Viewing Experience
May 2012 - Technologies for Multiple Projector Display System Challenges
June 2012 - Understanding Brightness in Projector Selection
Summer 2012 - Selecting the Proper Screen Material for Your Application

Photo of the Month Archive

Click here for the 2004-2008 Newsletter Archive
January 2009 - Paradise Theater's Schlender Theater
February/March 2009 - Grammy Museum
April 2009 - Delta Astronomy Night
May 2009 - Cinema de la Mer
June 2009 - Opus AVC
July/August 2009 - InfoComm 2009
September 2009 - '09 Reference Showroom Dealers
October 2009 - DP's CEDIA Booth
Holidays 2009 - Carefree Electronics Inc.
January/February 2010 - Electronics Design Group
March 2010 - Pro Football Hall of Fame
April 2010 - K2Imaging
May 2010 - Sound & Vision's Reference Theater
June 2010 - DP is EVERYWHERE
Summer 2010 - Beyond Audio Showroom
September 2010 - Home Theater, Osbee Industries
October 2010 - CEDIA 2010
Winter 2010 - US Headquarters Expansion
January 2011 - Home Theater, Logic Integration Inc.
February 2011 - Demo Theater - Innovative Home Media
March 2011 - Cyber Sound Experience Center
April 2011 - Home Theater, AV Awakenings
May/June 2011 - Home Theater, Audio Video Interiors
July 2011 - Cantara Design Group, Private Home Theater
August/September 2011 - LAVA Systems Showroom
October 2011 - Admit One Inc., Private Home Theater
Winter 2011 - HD Media Systems, Private Home Theater
January 2012 - Audio Advice, Private Home Theater
February/March 2012 - High-Def Zone, Backyard Theater
April 2012 - The Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular
May 2012 - Private Theater, Dallas Extreme
June 2012 - Private Theater, Cantara Design
Summer 2012 - Private Theater, Global Wave Integration

Newsletter Archive

Click here for the 2004-2008 Newsletter Archive
January 2009 - Reference Showroom Dealer Preview
February/March 2009 - 2009's Reference Showroom Dealer Program Is Now Live
April 2009 - Eleven Units Sold. Only Five Remain. Better Act FAST!
May 2009 - Reference Showroom Dealer Update
June 2009 - 2009 RSD Program Closes with Huge Success!
July/August 2009 - TITAN 3D Chosen as CEDIA Best New Product Finalist
September 2009 - DP's Show-Stealing CEDIA Booth
October 2009 - M-Vision LED's Ready for Holidays
Holidays 2009 - Happy Holidays from DP
January/February 2010 - M-Vision LED Review
March 2010 - Announcing 2010's Reference Showroom Dealer Program
April 2010 - HIGHlite Cine Pricing Announcement
May 2010 - Announcing…2010's Elite Reference Showroom Dealers
June 2010 - DP Shows Precision 3D with Ultra-Contrast Displays at "3D for REAL" Showcase
Summer 2010 - CEDIA Preview -- Here's What to Expect from DP
September 2010 - DP Technology will be Everywhere at CEDIA 2010
October 2010 - DP Announces HUGE Expansion of M-Vision Cine Product Line
Winter 2010 - HIGHlite Demo Deal Is LIVE
January 2011 - Welcome to 2011!
February 2011 - Complete Lineup of Ultra-quiet, Single-lamp TITAN 330 Displays Set to Launch in March
March 2011 - M-Vision Cine 230 Projector Reviews are Now Live
April 2011 - DP is Growing…Again!
May/June 2011 - M-Vision Cine 3D Now Shipping
July 2011 - Gearing Up for Indy with DP's Biggest Booth EVER
August/September 2011 - CEDIA 2011 New Product and Warranty Unveiling
October 2011 - CEDIA 2011 New Product and Warranty Unveiling
Winter 2011 - Happy Holidays from DPI!
January 2012 - 2012 Ushers in DP's 15th Anniversary Celebrations
February/March 2012 - Product Focus - dVision Scope 1080p
April 2012 - TITAN Quad Illuminates 6th Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance
May 2012 - 1st Annual Big Bang & Bash Dealer Event a Marvelous Experience
June 2012 - Product Update: dVision 35 Series Projectors
Summer 2012 - CEDIA Beckons! Visit Us in Booth #3454