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bek1973 07-20-2001 01:25 PM

This is my first post on this forum and look forward to the wealth of knowledge I might gain through the users...so Thanks in advance!!!

Just wondering what type of 16X9 screen you guys would suggest using with the Sony 1272Q?

Thanks again,
Brian E. Kiser

DMan 07-20-2001 04:58 PM

With a 7" CRT unit I would go no larger than 80"x45" if you plan to use a 16:9 screen. I use this screen size with my NEC 7" CRT projector and it gives a nice bright and sharp picture. Also, stick with a low gain (1.3 gain)screen material for better color uniformity across the entire screen.

The Imaging Science Foundation suggests using a 72"wide screen size with a 7" CRT projector for the best possible image.

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Samshort 07-20-2001 09:04 PM

I use a 100" Draper Cineperm 1.3 wall mounted screen. It's 4:3 though.
The picture is fantastic! Be sure you get a line doubler!! DVDO V2 works great!!

[This message has been edited by Samshort (edited 07-20-2001).]

DMan 07-21-2001 01:06 PM

Sam and I essentially are using the same screen size since both of our screens are 80" wide.

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Buddy_Yaussy 08-01-2001 10:09 PM

I am using a Stewart 2.5 gain 96x54 screen with my 1272Q. I am driving this with a Faroudja 2200 at 600p. The image does suffer slightly from hotspotting because of the very high gain, but the image is plenty bright and sharp enough with my setup, and I really wanted the larger screen.

I agree with Brian and Darren, by the way. The ideal setup for this projector (as far as image quality) is definately a lower gain, smaller screen. My solution was to me a way to get "almost as good" image quality on a larger screen.

Buddy Yaussy
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