Hello. So when I built the man cave a while back, I never even considered a projector , and bought a 60" panasonic 3d plasma. Now that I think of it...I want 100" at least! I am thinking of getting a Benq W1070 (not released yet...2000 lumens 10,000:1 contrast ratio.
My questions: 1) the room I have now is quite nice looking (earth tone colors, nice furniture, and decor). Will a projector "kill" the mood for a nice chilling room?
2) Lighting: I have 9 potlights (recessed lighting) in the rectangular 18X14 room. I like to keep the room lighting low-medium, so we can still see each other and have conversations etc..even read. Will the projection be a bad choice? The 3 lights that are closest to the wall with the plasma have a seperate dimmer, so that helps, but I don't like to have these lights turned right off, because the room's lighting looks unbalanced , and takes away from the beauty of the room. Could I use "wall washers" to deflect the light away from the projector? (basically install them the opposite way to deflect light away from screen, rather than lighting the wall) Any other options? (Below is a picture of a wall washer)
3) Final question: is 100" from 12.5 feet going to be too overwhelming? I won't be watching only movies. (I like documentaries, tv shows etc)
thanks in advance for your advice!