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post #421 of 450 Old 06-08-2015, 02:15 PM
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Very nice! I did the same sort of thing with one of these screens and having the 16:9 at the maximum wall size gives me full room width scope as well as amazing full screen movie watching. Also makes 3D come alive and variable aspect ratio movies like the new TRON etc. work without any issues - best of both worlds
Yep, I'm in the same situation. I'm width limited so I went with 16:9 to maximize both scope and full screen. I sit ~90" from an 85" wide Horizon screen and cannot see the weave at all. The picture is stunning. Thanks again, Rich!
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We got my new Falcon screen mounted this evening.

Early indications are that this is an amazing screen!

I still have to move my projector back so I can fill the screen up, reset my Lumagen and will need to get it re-calibrated in the near future. We didn't have any audio going, so I couldn't judge how well it does passing that.

The only question I have is:
Do you guys use any sort of black cloth right behind the screen? I have a black wall behind it and I couldn't see any of the beams from the false wall that was built. Just curious...

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^^ I don't use it on the backside of the screen, if that's what you mean. I do have the whole wall behind the screen covered in velvet (whole room actually, soon) and I can tell you it made a big difference. In mid-high APL scenes I could actually see my speakers' shadow on the screen, due from the reflection off the back wall (eggshell color). I've heard of people using speaker cloth (which is AT) directly on the backside of the screen, but I didn't want to risk attenuating the upper frequencies anymore than I had to (I don't use EQ). I would even cover the speakers if they aren't a matte black like my JTR's... I even "sharpied" the speaker wire Crazy, I know.
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We got my new Falcon screen mounted this evening.

Early indications are that this is an amazing screen!

I still have to move my projector back so I can fill the screen up, reset my Lumagen and will need to get it re-calibrated in the near future. We didn't have any audio going, so I couldn't judge how well it does passing that.

The only question I have is:
Do you guys use any sort of black cloth right behind the screen? I have a black wall behind it and I couldn't see any of the beams from the false wall that was built. Just curious...

Thanks.
I had the same concerns when I purchased my Falcon screen which was my first AT screen and ended up painting the back wall matt black and I put four 2x4 black cloth sound panels around the speakers and have not had any issues at all. Before I upgraded my speakers I had Polk Monitors which have silver drivers and I did find at the end of the movie there was a slight reflection when the titles scrolled but since moving to the LSi in-walls which are all black no issues at all. These screens are just amazing
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Just ordered the Falcon 120" Horizon 2.35:1. Cant wait till it arrives!
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Falcon Horizon 130" 2.35

Hi Folks,

Any thoughts on how a JVC RS4910 will perform with a Falcon 130" wide 2.35 at about 20'-21' through an ISCO III? Based on this review it seems like I should be OK.

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Just ordered the Falcon 120" Horizon 2.35:1. Cant wait till it arrives!
This is the same screen that I just installed. Haven't had any time to fine tune it yet, but so far I am really liking it.
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I have the old Sony vw40 pearl projector a few years old and it looks great on my falcon screen! (Up grading soon) The jvc I bet would be really nice!
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Hi Folks,

Any thoughts on how a JVC RS4910 will perform with a Falcon 130" wide 2.35 at about 20'-21' through an ISCO III? Based on this review it seems like I should be OK.

Mike
While I don't have a RS4910 my older RS45 still looks awesome on my Falcon screen Mike!
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The official Falcon Screens acoustically transparent screen thread

Hey guys rich says that he recommends the front lcr being a minimum of 4 inches away from the screen does anyone here have there speakers closer? I'm trying to squeeze my center channel in there and it looks like I'll have maybe 3 inches from speaker to screen with my new center channel that I would like to put in there.

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Hey guys rich says that he recommends the front lcr being a minimum of 4 inches away from the screen does anyone here have there speakers closer? I'm trying to squeeze my center channel in there and it looks like I'll have maybe 3 inches from speaker to screen with my new center channel that I would like to put in there.
I haven't measured (or listened to the difference) with/without the screen, but I have my Vision HD screen mounted directly on the wall just in front of my Triad in-wall speakers (~1" gap from material to tweeter?) and have no complaints

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I guess I'm good then. I give it a shot!

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Hey guys rich says that he recommends the front lcr being a minimum of 4 inches away from the screen does anyone here have there speakers closer? I'm trying to squeeze my center channel in there and it looks like I'll have maybe 3 inches from speaker to screen with my new center channel that I would like to put in there.
My screen is only an inch or so from my speakers. I haven't fired them up yet since I am still working on the wall, but I am hoping it will sound okay.

I have a JVS RS-56 and the early indications are that it will do a fine job.
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Hey guys rich says that he recommends the front lcr being a minimum of 4 inches away from the screen does anyone here have there speakers closer? I'm trying to squeeze my center channel in there and it looks like I'll have maybe 3 inches from speaker to screen with my new center channel that I would like to put in there.

My 1099's are either right @ 4 inches or closer. I haven't had a problem that I have noticed or even know what to look for. When Jeff from AccuCal calibrated everything he did not mention them being a problem.

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This is the same screen that I just installed. Haven't had any time to fine tune it yet, but so far I am really liking it.

Good to hear...I am stoked! How long did it take to receive once the order was processed? I am like a kid waiting for Christmas morning
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I took my screen 2 and half weeks to get to my house. Which I thought was a good time frame. One Thing I like about falcon screens to is if you have any problems you can call him direct and get your answer. After sending him a pm about it first of course. Your not left in the dark with rich from falcon. He responds.
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Good to hear...I am stoked! How long did it take to receive once the order was processed? I am like a kid waiting for Christmas morning
guess i will have the check the naughty or nice list to determine how soon it will ship
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Oh I hope I have been good!

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I installed my Falcon Screen on Monday, it is a 132" Wide, 2.35:1 ratio screen. I have a JVC-4910 projector. This is my first ever screen & projector, but the picture seems really nice. My front row is ~ 10' viewing distance, and I can't see any of the 'weave'.

I built my own frame, with Falcon Screens providing the Screen Material & O-Rings and installing the Grommets. I ordered back in February, but just got around to it Monday, I e-mailed a question to Rich Monday morning and within 10 minutes he had responded... so, pleased with the Customer Service, even after the sale!

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I installed my Falcon Screen on Monday, it is a 132" Wide, 2.35:1 ratio screen. I have a JVC-4910 projector. This is my first ever screen & projector, but the picture seems really nice. My front row is ~ 10' viewing distance, and I can't see any of the 'weave'.
Hi Kevin,

Your setup is almost identical to what I have planned. What is your throw distance and how bright is it? I have a JVC RS4910 which will be at approximately 20' and am planning on a 130" wide 2.35 (Horizon). According to my calculations, I should be able to hit 16-17 foot-lamberts on high power. Are you able to measure?

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Hi Kevin,

Your setup is almost identical to what I have planned. What is your throw distance and how bright is it? I have a JVC RS4910 which will be at approximately 20' and am planning on a 130" wide 2.35 (Horizon). According to my calculations, I should be able to hit 16-17 foot-lamberts on high power. Are you able to measure?

Mike
Hi Mike,

Unfortunately, I am not able to measure brightness. I haven't measured the actual distance, but it is around 16' from lens to screen. I have also not had the projector calibrated, so, even if I could measure - it would be non-calibrated.

I believe Mike Garrett (user AV Science Sales 5) can do some calculations if interested.

Sorry I can't be of more help!
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Sorry I can't be of more help!
No worries. Perceptually, does it seem bright enough in both 16:9 and 2.35? I am assuming since you said this is your first projector that you are zooming for 2.35. BTW screen looks great in your theater...fits the room well!
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No worries. Perceptually, does it seem bright enough in both 16:9 and 2.35? I am assuming since you said this is your first projector that you are zooming for 2.35. BTW screen looks great in your theater...fits the room well!
I have only watched about 1/2 of one movie with my kids, and last night as I was doing work I 'watched' another movie. Both were in 2.35:1 aspect ratio and I am Zooming (no Lumagen/ A-Lens). I put on a 16:9 Image long enough to set the lens memory, but that was with lights on in the room, etc., so not a great picture. Although, I think the zoom brightness is likely lower?

Having said that, my untrained/novice perception, is that it is bright enough for me.
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Can anyone tell me how the Falcon's masking panels attach to the screen or screen wall? Are they magnetic or do they use some other method? And has anyone had first-hand experience with these panels and care to comment on how they've been to use? Thanks!
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Can anyone tell me how the Falcon's masking panels attach to the screen or screen wall? Are they magnetic or do they use some other method? And has anyone had first-hand experience with these panels and care to comment on how they've been to use? Thanks!
They are friction fit and have small sturdy plastic tabs at the top that fit between the screen frame and the screen material. I had a set and they ended up sitting in the corner most of the time since I switched between 2.35 and 16x9 so often.

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Can anyone tell me how the Falcon's masking panels attach to the screen or screen wall? Are they magnetic or do they use some other method? And has anyone had first-hand experience with these panels and care to comment on how they've been to use? Thanks!
My masking panels have two little tabs at the bottom that sit inside of the frame and then magnets up top to hold the panels in place. They work great and pop in and out in seconds.


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Just finished up with the adjustment and mounting of my Horizon 130 2.35 screen. It is absolutely stunning in its clarity. I feel like I'm watching a giant plasma! Weave is not noticeable to me at all even from a very close, 8ft seating distance. Very, very happy with the customer service provided by Rich and extremely pleased with the quality of this screen.

Edit: My screen size is actually the 120--still, an amazing product!
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I was able to get the screen wall done in my room last week.

My 120" Horizon 2:35 screen is the real deal. I was going through a variety of demo material and it handled it all perfectly. The calibration by ChadB is making it shine.

VERY VERY glad I made the plunge into the world of AT screens.

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