Advice Needed for Perforated (Woven?) Screen - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 01-20-2013, 08:54 AM - Thread Starter
CraigS720's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I have been tasked with putting together a home theater for a friend. He wants a 120" diagonal screen and will use a new JVC X75 projector. Great sound is a must but doesn't want to to have speakers on the floor. I have recommended against in-wall speakers (it's the hard core audiophile in me :-) ) but I don't know if the projector will have enough light output for a screen that size with speakers behind the screen.

The room will be about 16' X 26'. New construction so everything is on the table.



CraigS720 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 Old 01-21-2013, 07:52 AM
Senior Member
Audiojan's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Greater Pittsburg
Posts: 328
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 10 Post(s)
Liked: 22
Seymore Centerstage, Elite with either 4k or 1080-2 material, or you could go with something microperf from Stewart if you don't mind spending a bit more. Built a false wall (aka screen wall) and place the speakers behind the screen. Make sure all the surfaces in that area are properly dampened and blacked out.

"Suddenly the thought struck me, my floor is someone elses ceiling" - Nils Ferlin
Audiojan is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 01-21-2013, 11:42 AM
Senior Member
smuggymba's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 308
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 104 Post(s)
Liked: 19
Any link to info on creating a false/screen/baffle wall?
smuggymba is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 01-21-2013, 01:29 PM
AVS Special Member
Nyal Mellor's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: SF Bay Area, California, USA
Posts: 1,285
Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 228 Post(s)
Liked: 147
There is a little bit of material on baffle wall design in Procella's design guide. You can incorporate some cool lighting effects with screen walls (put lights behind the screen shining up at speakers).

With respect to the screen - I would aim for 28ftL for the screen brightness, that will allow for lamp dimming over the life of the projector whilst hitting the SMPTE / THX recommendations. Likely you'd need the 1.2 gain Seymour CenterStage XD material for that.

Want to learn about home theater design and acoustics? Read our blog.

Company: Acoustic Frontiers - design and creation of high performance home theaters for discerning audio/video enthusiasts.
Certifications: HAA Level I & II, THX Video Level I & II, CEDIA EST I & II.
AVS Projects: Plains, Hodor, Beast Unleashed, Savoy, Roll in Reels, Creekside, CIH...
Nyal Mellor is online now  
Sponsored Links
Reply Screens

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off