I have removed Carada Classic Cinema White (CCW) from the AccuCal recommended screen materials list. This material used to be excellent for unity gain applications. I visited a clients home where he had two 118″ screens using the latest version of CCW. The new material had sparkling elements and was not uniform. This picture shows the subtle stripes… Read more
Monoprice is selling a very unique fixed frame screen product. This product has a masking system in it that is used to make the screen look black where the black bars are. It adjusts by pulling up on the mechanism from the bottom. The top then moves down equally at the same time. It moves… Read more
When setting up a front projection system the screen is as much a part of the system as the room, acoustics, sound system and the projector. Deciding on a screen is an iterative process between screen properties, screen features, projector cost, projector light output, room furnishing, screen cost, seating location and the location of the… Read more
I took a look at the dnp Supernova 0.85 and 2.3 gain screens at CEDIA. These appear to be good competitors for challenging rooms. I should get samples in to test soon.
Many projection screens do not provide the angular reflective gain that they claim. This is especially true if you are using a ceiling mounted projector. To see how much gain above or below unity you are getting take a piece of printer paper and either have someone hold it in front of the screen or… Read more