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  1. DIY best cheapest frame for Carl's Blackout Cloth, 16:9, 110x200, Projector Screen

    DIY Screens
    Hi. I have an Epson 2030 that I would love to bring outside for movie nights. I have been looking at this screen material and am wondering what would be the best way to build a frame that is durable and cheap at the same time. Anyone ever done this and have instructions and pictures? I also want...
  2. help and suggestions to fix blackout curtains

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    i bought some black out curtains for my basement home theater room, as you can see from the pictures light is coming in from the side and top. Im not too worried about the top, i was just wondering if anyone has any ideas of how to pin the sides to molding to stop the light some how like...
  3. Blackout curtains

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Im having a hard time finding double sided blackout curtains. My HT has an entry way that needs to be covered but most of the curtains i see in stores or online are one sided. The have black on one side and you can see the white liner on the other. Anyone have any suggestions?
  4. Blackout Fabric for DIY Projector Screen

    DIY Screens
    Came across this fabric on Amazon and Ebay. Description is: Blackout Cloth is a matte white material that works great as a projector screen. Its low cost and great performance has made it the choice for DIY projector screen builders for years. It is a flexible fabric, which means it should be...
  5. Fox, Dish Network deal means no network TV blackout, FX & sports networks back on

    Just that fast, it's like it all never happened. Fox and Dish Network have cut a deal to restore programming from the giant's channels including 19 regional sports networks, FX and National Geographic Channel. No word yet on the terms of the deal, but the key is it arrived in time to avoid a...
  6. Cablevision updates its anti-Fox message as blackout continues

    For those in need of an update, the Fox/Cablevision dispute continues to drag on. Customers who try to tune into the channels on Cablevision are seeing an updated message (after the break) from the company calling out Fox for not accepting its offer of arbitration. Multichannel News mentions the...
  7. help with blackout cloth screen!!

    DIY Screens
    I have bought some blackout cloth and am now building the frame. I just have a dumb question....which side do I project on? Do I use the rubbery side or the woven side? Thanx
  8. hlr5067w: image quality, freeze and blackout

    a helpful person recommended that i start a new thread on this topic. i have seen many similar threads but no conclusion as to the problem source or solution. i have a four year old hlr5067wax/xaa. about a week ago the set began to show the following symptoms: reduced frame rate...
  9. can I paint Blackout cloth?

    DIY Screens
    All, i have completed mixing up some N8 Scorpion and am getting ready to buy my screen materials but i have some questions. 1. can i paint blackout cloth for the actual screen? this will be a fixed screen so no worries about rolling up the screen. i think i remember reading where someone used...
  10. Stewart Filmscreen Studiotek 100 Screen Material Review

    Unofficial Equipment Reviews (Non HTS Reviewers)
    Stewart Filmscreen Studiotek 100 Screen Material By: Jeremy Kipnis Ideally, when one is viewing a projected image, or reviewing new film or video projection technologies, it is desirable to use a known and neutral viewing surface that makes comparisons equal and repeatable for decades on end...
  11. Painting Blackout Cloth

    DIY Screens
    Every Summer my family and friends spend almost every weekend camping. I bring a projector, screen and speakers along every trip for showing movies at our camp site. The other camper get a kick out of it and it's a good way to meet new people. My question: If I were to paint blackout cloth...
  12. Motorized Window Treatment / Blackout Curtains

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Hey all, I'm looking at treating my place with some motorized black out curtains. Does anyone know some good sources to find a good deal on either the motorized rail systems or black our curtains. I've found some pretty decent deals on ebay... but seeing what you all know of?
  13. Blackout Cloth (BOC) and other Screen Materials

    DIY Screens
    This is the last sticky thread. If anyone can think of anything that should be covered with a sticky to go over the basics and provide information and specs on a method that was not covered, send me a PM and I will get a thread going. This thread is one that I am going to need some help with...