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post #1 of 2 Old 02-26-2001, 10:46 AM - Thread Starter
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I'm using the 10HT, projecting on a Gray wall. I wonder if I repaint the wall, mixing black with satin finish paint, instead of regular flat white, will bring out better results. What do you think?
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If the reflected primary beam is on the line-of-sight to your viewing position don't use satin. If it reflects above (or on rare occasion, below) your viewing position, satin will add some gain and may help a little in some situations. I'm becoming convinced after viewing multiple samples of commercial gray screens that flat 75% gray is a good choice/compromise if you can maintain 14 ft-lamberts white level.

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