Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Coming soon to a theater near you...a Motorized Sled!

If you have been considering a motorized sled for your lens but have been discouraged by the astronomical price, the wait is nearly over! We've got an affordable yet amazingly robust and great looking sled that will compliment your lens and projector. This new sled is fantastic - IR/RS-232 control, 12v trigger out, rugged black anodized aluminum construction, 12vdc low voltage operation, and quality electronics & motor.  Everything you need to automate your scope movie watching experience.  No cheap imports here folks - it's designed and built in the USA! All this for less than half the price of other motorized units! Look for availability May 2010.  Check back with us for pictures and additional information.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

AR2 Lenses Now Shipping!

Bigger. Brighter. Better.

The Anamorphic Research AR2 Lens will allow you to get the most out of today's High Definition 2.35:1 aspect ratio movies. Our lens will give you the biggest picture, higher brightness, highest pixel density, and no more annoying black bars to worry about. With its custom crafted optics, advanced coatings and computer designed housing, this lens is ready to showcase all your favorite high definition cinemascope movies in your own home theater the way the director intended. When you use the AR2 lens with a 2.35 to 2.40 projection screen you will no longer be wasting your projector’s valuable pixels on black bars, but instead this majestic format will transform your home cinema experience and take it to another level.  Not only will you be maximizing your projector’s performance, but now all your favorite 2.35:1 aspect ratio movies will be the largest format in your theater.  When almost three quarters of all movies are now shown in the ultra-wide cinemascope aspect ratio format, there’s more reason than ever to upgrade your home theater with an AR2 lens. We’ve done our part to make your dream theater more affordable than ever before. The time for 2.35:1 is here.

  • Low-dispersion ground glass anti-reflective coated optics
  • CAD designed powder coated metal housing
  • Throw ratio compatibility:  1.4 +
  • 1.33x horizontal expansion factor for Constant Image Height
  • Compatible with 2.35:1 up to 2.40:1 aspect ratio screens
  • Weight:  6lb (2.7kg)
  • Size:  6”L x 6”W x 5”H (15.24cm x 15.24cm x 12.7cm)
  • Online direct pricing:  $995 plus s/h

We are extremely happy with how these new lenses have turned out and want to share a few pictures.

Buy the AR2 Anamorphic Lens: $995 + s/h

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Customer write-up: DIY Astigmatism Correction Element with HTB-AR lens

We received a write-up from a customer using the universal astigmatism correction element with the HTB-AR anamorphic lens and thought it would be helpful to some people to read what he has to say. Click HERE to read about his results.

Monday, January 18, 2010

AR upgrade program?

In addition to uncommon quality, we are adding in something new that should please everyone - an upgrade path. We will be announcing the details in the coming weeks about our new upgrade program for HTB and AR2 lens owners that will allow them to trade-in their lens for credit towards the purchase of a higher performing lens. Say goodbye to worrying about what to do when the 'upgrade itch' hits! Stay tuned for pictures and the release of our new products! Email us for more information.  Don't forget the Universal Astigmatism Correction Element is a fantastic upgrade for DIY and HTB lens owners. These elements are shipping today!