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  1. Testing ALR Projector Screen paint

    DIY Screen Development and Testing
    Hi all Thank you for contributing to the forum. I've found very useful information here! After some time reading the threads and learning, I decided to share my experiences. Any comments are very appreciated. I use a projector for watching the TV and movies at home, in a non-dedicate room...
  2. How To Snag a Free Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector

    Vendor Deals
    If you're in the market for a new phone case, Otterbox is currently offering a free Alpha Glass screen protector—a $39 value—with the purchase of any of their cases. Unlike other flimsy screen protectors out there, these are made of a solid glass-like material that is vastly more effective at...
  3. 195" diagonal fixed screen drop down

    General Screen Discussion
    We just purchased a new home, and I am trying to figure out how to make my old 195" 2.35 aspect fixed AT screen drop down in front of our windows/doors. I would ideally like to have the screen drop down in front of my speakers, but that would mean extending the screen mount out 3' to clear the...
  4. High Gloss projection screen??

    General Screen Discussion
    Is there such a thing??..I'm still kind of a newbie to projectors and screens..I now have an Epson 710HD and to me, it looks great!!..The only thing I miss is the bright,glossy image from my plasma tv...I'm happy with the clarity and contrast of the picture, I'm just missing a little "pop" of...
  5. Repainting screen

    DIY Screens
    Hello, I currently have a RS-MaxxMudd screen that I have been very happy with. Well I scuffed it up when I was redoing my setup and I am getting ready to repaint it. Now I was thinking about doing a SilverFire V2 2.0 or 3.0 mix but I have stumbled across a lot of posts about how bad it is...
  6. First time screen build

    DIY Screens
    Hi all After days of research in which time i have changed my mind 100 times,I think i have a solid game plan.. My home theatre: mitsubishi HC4000 HTPC Cheap motorized pulldown 120 inch screen 16:9,(1.2 gain??) projector 4m from screen light walls and ceiling(will paint if needed)dark floor...
  7. Painting my first substrate screen

    DIY Screens
    First of all thanks for all the wonderful info guys. I've learned so much in the week I've been researching, so I think I'm ready to begin. What I need help with is which brand of white paint I should use. I was thininking of getting the Glidden Premeire White Base in Matte/Flat. I assumed...
  8. building a screen. need suggestions

    DIY Screens
    I have about $175 budget to make a screen. I have the optima hd66 Pj The room dimensions are 12' x 14'. The pj will be projecting 12' from the screen. There are large windows on the side walls with basic blinds. I have been doing a lot of research on screens. For the projector, distance...
  9. Help with deciding on screen wall

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi All First time poster and need help with deciding which wall to place the screen on. Getting ready to build a new home theater in the basement. Room size is 13'6'' x 20'9''. There is a beam in the room as shown. Clearance under the beam finished is 7'7''. The ceiling heights vary on either...
  10. Acoustic screen backing question

    General Screen Discussion
    Many Acoustically Transparent (AT) screens suggest using a black-out backing, typically black (alwayd as far as I know), to help hide the speaker behind the screen, and anything else that might behind the screen. My question is why use black as the "backer" to the screen? Could you use a white...
  11. Image Screen GmbH Imasque Light

    Manufactured Screens
    Hi guys, Recently I bought a automatic horizontal masking screen via Ebay auction. It is the Image Screen GmbH Imasque Light screen. I have build the screen but the masking does not work ok. The remote (from a brand called ELRO) does only do strange things. I found out that the remote was...
  12. What color screen, check out my layout and lighting

    General Screen Discussion
    This is obviously a non-dedicated theater room in our basement that is under construction. I will have a 60" TV on the wall used for most occasions with the drop down projector used for night time movies and probably sporting events when people are over. There is one window on the bar side...
  13. tensioned screen

    Manufactured Screens
    Hello! Looking for a tensioned screen that can be mounted from the ceiling.. this is the only way to mount it. Any recommendations on some lower end/inexpensive screens around 100"? Thank you!
  14. tensioned screen

    General Screen Discussion
    I'm in the market for an inexpensive screen that must be ceiling mounted with tension. I stumbled on this 92" diagonal da-lite, but wondering how effective that tension arm will be. The price is so low, I'm wondering if the level of quality is there. Here's a link for additional specs...
  15. A Tear In A Screen

    General Screen Discussion
    Guys, I got an opportunity to buy a Image Screens Imasque screen with horizontal automasking for a pretty good deal. The guy who sold it showed my a little tearing in the screen (that is also why the price was good). I took the 'risk' and bought the screen. The tearing is pretty small, about...
  16. HLN617WX/XAA funny lines on screen

    I have a Samsung HLN617WX/XAA 61" DLP and there are small lines on the screen when using the component hookups and when I use the video hookups but not when I use the pc hookup. I have replaced the digital board because the tv just stopped working with the remote. I would tap on the digital...
  17. Best Ambient Light Resistent Screen for around $1000

    General Screen Discussion
    I currently have an Elite Screens ezFrame Gray Screen that does a passable job in my living room. However, we're gonna be moving soon and the ambient light situation will be a lot worse in the new place (ie: screen will be closer to the windows and there will be more windows). Ideally I'd love...
  18. fixed projector screen in front of window

    General Screen Discussion
    How would you guys recommend I get about 5 inches of clearance between my projectors mounting bracket and the wall? using 2 L brackets to create a U bracket and attach the screen mounts to that?
  19. Samsung DLP green plaid Screen

    I have a Samsung dlp 60in tv. Last night I started getting a fuzzy cloudy cover over the picture. Turned off tv and back on was fine. A few min later same thing, after several times of this it now is fine but then comes up with a green plaid screen. Turn tv off for a few minutes and it comes...
  20. Sony announces lighter Vita model with a LCD screen and longer battery life

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Sony announces lighter Vita model with a LCD screen and longer battery life Sony’s announced a new Vita iteration, the PS Vita 2000, which will be 20% thinner and 15% lighter than the existing model. Sony’s announced a new Vita iteration, the PS Vita 2000, which will be...