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  1. DIY Screens
    Gents, I've painted many BW screens years ago, and I'm now craving it's awesome Contrast. I have a Son VPL45ES, and a SilverTicket, 120" in Gray, and it's just not black enough. Has anyone attempted to paint one of this screens ?, assume taking it apart and painting the back side ? Sounds like...
  2. DIY Screens
    Hey guys! I'm spraying BW mix onto a 125" untreated brown hardboard (3mm - not the white melamine coated kind). (BTW, I think that's the right term for it. It's called "Faserplatte" in German, and it's similar to MDF but seems a bit more compact.) I'll be using a cheap HVLP gun to apply the...
  3. DIY Screens
    Hello, i made the jump down that rabbit hole and finally purchased my first projector. I have wanted one for years but could never afford one, finally able to. I purchased an Epson 5030ub. I am interested in going the painted route for my screen. Option #1 = Paint wall itself. Option #2 = I am...
  4. DIY Screens
    Hi Guys I am a complete newbie and was initially wanted some inputs to help finalize the paint mix for my screen. Here is the my setup Benq HT 1075 projector screen size around 110-120" projector is going to be mounted around 10' from the wall this is not a dedicated HT room, it opens up to...
  5. DIY Screens
    Hi guys, I'm a BW user from a few years ago (I posted this, many moons ago: and ).. but now I have moved into a new place which happens to have a dedicated home theatre room :D Here is a pic of it: http://imgur.com/ErJMMgW. The room is very well light controlled at night, with almost...
  6. DIY Screens
    So I painted a beautiful 120" Wilson Art Fashion Gray laminate with the new BW mix.....Dover Gray + AAA., results are stunning, perfect colors, awesome blacks as expected, BUT On dark scenes (ie commercials, when BMW or Mercedes has they're logo with white text) I'm getting a "halo"...
  7. DIY Screens
    Going by this would be which one of the two: 00NN 45/000 . . . "Dover Grey" [N7.3] - 175 176 175 - 71.73 -0.04 -0.28 00NN 53/000 . . . "Veil" [N7.8] - 190 190 189 - 76.99 -0.02 -0.11 Or, would there be any appreciable difference? My projector is a PT-AE2000U, screen size is 96", projection...
  8. DIY Screens
    What is the recommended Neutral gray color from Sherwin Williams and what line is recommended? I see Cashmere has a flat enamel or is the Superpaint or other recommended? I just purchased the AA Aluminum friday and will be shipped this week... just found out about mixing with the new base.. I...
  9. DIY Screens
    Hey, I finally made the jump after 2-3 months of using my Sintra as my screen. I rolled on BW mix today, however, in bright scenes I can see light roller marks. I put on 2-3 coats today and have a bit left. I made 2 quarts and 16oz AA silver. Also primed with Kilz Premium beforehand...
  10. DIY Screens
    Ok, I have determined that I like a Dead Flat screen. My BW screen has an ever so slight sheen to it, and I am getting a hot spot. Outside of the HS, I love the picture. Actually, it's only noticeable during a bright, solid scene....but still, it's there. I am sitting close(7ish feet away from...
  11. DIY Screens
    Planning on constructing a DIY, curved screen. Frame will be wood, substrate will be sintra or other foamcore board, with canvas adhered to that. Will be a 5x8' size. Any reason BW wouldn't be a good choice for a rolled on paint?
  12. DIY Screens
    Projector is in the mail, looking at options for the screen. I've come across information overload with regards to the proper mix. I have no experience in this stuff and would like someone with more knowledge than me to help. From what I've gathered I need a Valspar Bermuda Beige interior...
  13. DIY Screens
    Hello all, I have just painted my two coats of primer on my wall, and am now trying to decide between the CS or BW. My room has total light control, dark chocolate flat brown walls and ceiling. My pj is a mitsu hc5000 and it is 16 feet back. I will be sitting at about 15-17 feet. I like...
  14. DIY Screens
    Hi, guys! Let me say first how helpful this forum, and AVS, have been for me. I'm new to HT and really enjoying it. Here's what I've done...I've got a BenQ W5000 shelf mounted about 17' back from a basement (painted) drywall, with a dark (forest) green rug and medium green walls. White 7'...
  15. DIY Screens
    For those of you who don't believe that a lttle bit of a semi gloss material mixed in with a flat paint can make a difference, please see below. Black/White Pattern [/IMG] 100 IRE White Field [/IMG] These pictures were taken just this morning ie no ambient light control other than roller...
  16. REW Forum
    Gallo Acoustics gave me the EQ curve used in their SA amplifier(used to drive the Ref IIIs second voice coil) The center frequency is 28htz with 12db slopes. The amp has adjustable gain for the EQ, -3 to +6 db How can I convert the 12db slope to a value for BW settings in my BDF 1124 I am...
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