Originally Posted by funlvr1965
the problem is that dalite high power doesnt come in tab tensioned in an electric screeen, Dalite has said that you shouldnt get waves because the HP screen is their thickest material, dont know how true that is, maybe someone else with a dalite HP electric screen can comment
Newbie to this forum. Possibly reviving an old thread here
I have a Da-Lite cosmo electrol high power screen. I've had it for about 9 months or so now, and it's mostly in the down position. I might put it up 3 or 4 times per week.
It has waves, I'm sad to say.
However, the waves I'm seeing on my screen are more A-shaped than V-shaped. I liken it to the Atari symbol. It's really noticeable when watching hockey (yep, I'm Canadian - in Ottawa, like Tiddler). When the scene pans horizontally, the long lines of the boards show off the waves in a significant way. To the point where it's annoying me. And I'm not a purist by any stretch.
I use an Epson 550.
I just pinged my reseller, and he asked for pictures - so maybe there's something that can be done via Da-Lite. I'll report back once I know more.
I haven't experimented with any attempts at removing the waves yet. I do plan to, but I'm moving in a week, so there's other stuff on my plate at the moment. In the new place, I won't need to move it up and down, so I might try to fashion something to keep pressure in all directions to see if it helps. I've even thought of removing the material from the mechanism and building a fixed frame in which to mount the material. But that seems like a waste. It might be a tad too big for my new space. It's a 5' x 8' screen, with the remote control option. Again ... seems like a waste
Any ideas, please ping or pm me.
For anyone interested, I'll report back when I've heard from Da-Lite.