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Christie expands Velvet family with Apex Series of narrow-pitch LED tiles

The Netherlands – Christie has launched its Christie Velvet Apex Series of LED tiles featuring 1.2 and 1.6mm pixel pitches. Part of the Christie Velvet family, Apex Series is designed for 24/7 critical viewing applications including command and control rooms, and high security surveillance monitoring. Apex Series’ high impact visuals are also suitable for corporate lobbies, museums, large-scale experiences, as well as an indoor advertising and high-end retail applications.

Designed for uniformity and performance using only the highest quality components, each Christie Velvet component is system level certified and tested to meet the most stringent safety and environmental requirements.

Continuing the Velvet design that offers the highest image quality and premium performance, the Apex Series offers increased flexibility with a new slim design, 100% front-serviceability, 16 x 9 aspect ratio, native HD and UHD resolutions, micro adjustments, and more. With the highest quality components that are designed to work together, remote/redundant power, and advanced monitoring, the Apex Series ensures peace of mind and uptime.

“Featuring the most efficient use of power, precision output control, advanced monitoring capability and design flexibility, with clear, detailed imagery, Apex Series delivers what critical viewing environments are looking for. Our design also includes the Macroblock Hawkeye Solution Platform for long term image uniformity, quality, and performance,” said Nick Fazio, product manager, Christie.

The Apex Series is easy to install, configure, manage and service. The Apex Intelligent Module adds features that make modules ‘plug and play,’ reducing downtime and reconfiguration requirements.

Apex Series solution features include:

  • 16 x 9 aspect ratio.
  • Remote and redundant power supply.
  • 100% front serviceable.
  • Slim ADA-compliant design.
  • Landscape and portrait options.
  • Advanced monitoring capability (SNMP).
  • Apex Intelligent Module, enabling memory on module and more.
  • Native HD and UHD resolutions.
  • Micro adjustment capability.
  • Very low frame delay compared to competition.

Apex Series ships in April 2016 with a three-year parts and labour warranty along with Christie’s industry-leading customer service and post warranty options.

5th February 2016

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