Stunning Rear Projection Surfaces For Every Event

Our popular Translite™ brand is a leader in rear projection, and is available in a number of styles to meet the unique needs of special events, attractions, and Pro AV applications.

Harkness Translite™ comprises an economic range of flexible rear projection surfaces, including combined front and rear projection. They are manufactured to a unique formulation based on an unsupported PVC base with built-in diffusion to overcome hot-spotting. Translite™ can meet unique needs for:

  • A variety of ambient lighting conditions
  • A range of contrast and transmission requirements
  • Edge-blending projection


  • Live Events
  • Fashion Shows
  • Conventions
  • TV Studios
  • Theatres
  • Scenic Backdrops
  • Cycloramas
  • Theme park rides
  • Museum exhibits
  • Art Galleries
  • Conference rooms

Sizes and Shapes

  • Any shape, any size.
  • No maximum size.
  • Screens bigger than 100ft x 65ft (30m x 20m) are subject to special enquiry.

Our proprietary and unique seam welding process ensures our screens have no visible seams under projection conditions. Translite screens can be folded for transportation.


Translite™ Cream
Front and rear projection.
A cream coloured screen for use in low ambient light.

Translite™ White
Front and rear projection.
Similar to Translite™ Cream but with superior performance on front projection.

Translite™ Grey 65
Rear projection.
For use in controlled light conditions; suitable for edge blending projection.

Translite™ Grey 100
Rear projection.
A higher flexibility alternative to Translite™ Grey 65.

Translite™ Grey 160
Rear projection.
A higher transmittance alternative to Translite™ Grey 100.

Translite™ Grey 230
Rear projection.
Our highest transmittance alternative.

Translite™ Stereo
Rear projection.
Ideal for linear polarising passive 3D systems.

Translite™ Blue
Rear projection.
Holds a good image with high contrast; can also be used for reflecting light to give scenes a cold feel.

Translite™ Midnight
Rear projection.
Gives a high contrast image and works well in ambient light; useful as dark backdrop.  

Translite™ Crystal
Rear projection.
A frosted surface with high translucence suitable for lighting and scenic effects.

Translite™ Clear
Rear projection.
A completely translucent surface for lighting and scenic effects.




Find the perfect product for your event with our Event Screen product matrix.

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Max. Size – No Maximum Size
Perforations - DP, MP, MPS or non-perforated.
Weight – 0.50kg/m2 (0.10lb/ft2)
Eyelet Spacing –  150mm (6") (US) / 200mm (8") France


A variety of edge finishes are available including cut square, pockets, Keder, Velcro, Dual-Lock and Press Studs.

See our edge finish page for more options.


Folded in a box.

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