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Is screen gain less critical with my short throw BenQ 1080ST?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:57:24 GMT

I have my Benq 1080ST mounted 6'7" away from my 120" blackout cloth screen that I made myself. I've had this setup for three years now and it's been...

Unboxing Elite 120" Saker tab tensioned screen, problem?

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:09:37 GMT

Yesterday my 120" Elite Saker Tab Tensioned screen with Cinegray 5D and a black casing, was delivered. On a crate, heavily packed, box-in-a-box etc. ...

Screen/speaker placement ideas for this room

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:04:03 GMT

Was hoping I could get some advice from some people on here. The photo below is a photo of my newly redone basement room, with markings showing how a...

Dalite HD Progressive (JKP) 1.3 Gain - upgrade?

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 19:38:57 GMT

I have this screen in the 138" cinema scope size/format. JVC X970R at 15' throw. On high bright areas (especially hockey), the screen material is...

Is a screen aluminum frame bad acoustically ?

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 15:45:38 GMT

Hi everyone, Someone dis-recommended me this sort of screens because it would vibrate and will be terribly bad acoustically speaking. He...

Best Screen for Optoma GT1080Darbee Short Throw

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 01:08:40 GMT

Hi all: First time posting here - hello and honor to meet you all! After doing some research, and to accomodate my day vs night usage of about...

Screen Recommendations?

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 23:44:08 GMT

I'm building a light controlled theater room with two rows -- eyes about 10 to 10.5 feet away in the first row and about 16 feet away in the second...


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:32:59 GMT

Does a screen like this exist? From what I've found, woven screens are great for acoustic transparency and Lambertian diffusion, but poor for...

12v trigger on elunevision 4k screens

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 14:49:51 GMT

I have a JVC-RS420 projector and I am connecting it up to an elunevision 4k motorized screen. The JVC uses 12v (center tip +) for trigger. In the...

Pixel Distance

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:39:59 GMT

Ok well...I have a Vizio 48inch 1080 LED and have been playing with the viewing distances and yes I know it's all personal choices but being...

How to get a large screen in my condo on the 11th floor?

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:51:44 GMT

I have a condo on the 11th (top) floor of a building. Right now i have a 110" manual screen, which i was barely able to bring up, it was VERY tight...

55" Curve or Flat screen for a PC Monitor

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:49:21 GMT

Hi Guys, Need some help here. I'm deciding between the Samsung KS 8500 and the Sony X900e at their 55" size for PC Desktop Usage. I will be...

Qualgear high gain screen. Any reviews?

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 19:04:30 GMT

Qualgear makes an inexpensive 2.5 gain screen. I've been wanting to check out their screens to see if it might be a suitable replacement for my...

Painting vinyl to make a screen

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 23:39:24 GMT

A little background. I am a technical director for a theater (live theater, not cinema). Every once in a while we need a screen for projections;...

Acoustically Transparent Screen and Stand??

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:25:09 GMT

Do any companies make an acoustically transparent screen that comes with a very sturdy floor stand? I'm about to move into a place short term that...