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Director’s Choice is the ultimate marriage of the world’s best screen material and the most precise masking system available. Our revolutionary Binary Reciprocal Intelligent Control nicknamed “The BRIC.” allows precision settings of all standard and custom aspect ratios to be set with ease, eliminating the need for multiple controllers. Compatible with most infrared remotes, RS-232, and RS-422 control systems, this unique product reduces programming time to a matter of minutes. Available with any of Stewart’s front or rear projection materials. The exclusive VeLux™ appliqué finish absorbs over-scan and also helps to increase perceived contrast.

The Director’s Choice is easy to tune and operate ensuring a perfectly masked image no matter what the aspect ratio. Never again must you cope with unsightly black bars or image cropping.

Optimize your Director’s Choice with Stewart’s award-winning front or rear projection materials. Microperf X2 is available when acoustic transparency is required (acoustically transparent panels also available upon request).

Stewart’s exclusive VeLux™ black-velvet appliqué gives the Director’s Choice a luxurious look and feel. This specialized frame finish absorbs possible over-scan while boosting perceived contrast

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the same precision quality and perfect picture that is preferred by Film and TV Directors all over the world with the Director’s Choice.

   
   


FEATURES:
• Variable Aspect Ratio - Variable Height/Variable Width
• Electronically controlled horizontal and vertical masking
• Aluminum extrusion frame finished with VeLux™
• Snap fastening system securely attaches screen to frame
• Choose from a variety of Stewart’s front projection screen materials
• Finest screen masking combination ever developed
• Simple to operate and control
• Used by film & TV directors world wide
• BRIC - The Binary Reciprocal intelligent Control System (more information below)
• Compatible with other IR, RS-232 and RS-422 systems

CUSTOM OPTIONS: (available by factory quotation)
• Rear projection models
• Custom sizes and aspect ratios
• Acoustic perforation on front projection models
• Acoustically transparent masking panels

Horizontal panel drops down from above the image while the other rises from below. Vertical panels glide inward from both the left and right side to mask image.


   
   
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SPECIFICATIONS:  
Aluminum extrusion framing system
Included
Horizontal and vertical masking panels
Included
Specialized snap-fastening system
Included
VeLux™ appliqué finish
Included
   
SCREEN MATERIAL:
Front projection
Included
Rear projection
Optional
   
PERFORATIONS:
Microperf X2 THX Ultra
Optional
Acoustically transparent masking panels
Optional
   
MOUNTING:  
Aperture
Included
Wall
Optional
   
MASKING MOTOR:
120 Volt
Included
220 Volt
Optional
   
MASKING CONTROL:
BRIC - includes IR remote and keypad
Included
   
FRAME OUTER DIMENSIONS:  
For Image widths up to 14'
Frame width
Image width + 20 in (508mm)
Frame height
Image height + 20 in (610mm)
For Image witdh above 14'
Consult the WebSA or your local Stewart Representive
   


   


   
   

• Stand-alone self-contained aspect ratio control system
• Easy plug and play with any HA control system
• Control up to 3 motors individually or as a group
• Quick set-up time
• Simple and easy programming

The Binary Reciprocal intelligent Control System, nicknamed "The BRIC," is the industry's first microprocessor-based control device designed for precision setting of multiple masking presets, elimination of multiple controllers for a single screen, and eliminates the setup time required by existing analog controllers.

Until now, programming electriscreen or electrimask settings were done at the factory either during production stages or by the installer (a very time consuming and expensive process). Programming consists of automating your screen or masking panels to be set to a standard size (16:9, 4:3, 1.85:1 or custom sizes). This estimated 4-8 hour down time for programming was the norm. Programming your screen settings are as simple as programming your DVD player. It can be done in 5-mintues once the screen is set up. BRIC also allows quick compatibility with a variety of control systems.

BRIC is the first digital motor control system with multiple connection systems for external interfaces (RS-232/RS-422) using CAT 5 connections, external Screen Trigger Interfaces using 18 gauge wire, and external IR and/or keypad interfaces using CAT 5 (or CAT 3) connections. Depending on your BRIC model, Stewart will supply a wall keypad and/or IR remote. Also connect to your BRIC system with any AMX/Crestron type controller or standard PC.

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