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post #1 of 4 Old 11-21-2011, 05:05 PM - Thread Starter
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just bought an optoma gt750 and im wanting to make a 120" screen.

the biggest blackout fabric i could find was 54" wide so the biggest screen i could make was 100"

everything seems to bright like theres a white haze. is there a better material to use? i dont want to spend alot of money but i want the best picture i can get for around $100 or less. theres no ambient light in the room also. and i cant paint the wall itself im mounting the screen infront of 2 windows. thansk for the help
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post #2 of 4 Old 11-22-2011, 10:44 AM
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There are other materials out there, but if you want blackout cloth in larger sizes, try an ebay search for "blackout cloth".
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Painted Sintra would work well for your situation, projector and budget. Or check out painting this substrate - http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1356321. If you can't get those materials, you could paint the BOC. Just make sure you can re-stretch it after painting. The paint that I would use - http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...4#post11975374.

Also considering your projector's specs, I wouldn't want a screen larger than 100" unless the viewing distance is over 15'.
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-12-2011, 09:54 PM
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Stick to the "Sintra" suggestion. It's well founded.

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