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Hotspotting. You're either too close or your screen has too much gain. If a painted wall. It's got to much sheen.
Okay..
The screen is a 1.1 gain
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Hotspotting. You're either too close or your screen has too much gain. If a painted wall. It's got to much sheen.
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The screen is 1.1 gain Elite.

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Hi all,

I have bought a 1070 a while back and finally at the point of deciding on screen size. Room is 18ft long - thinking 16:9 120'' diagonal or possibly 135'' diagonal.

Looking Silver Ticket or Elite screens, room will be dark.

If I go with a 135'', how far back would I sit (eyes to screen)? I tried the testing it with a sheet today and couldn't decide.

Trying to figure out if I can get 2 rows of theater seating and exactly where the first row and riser would go.

Thanks
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Hi all,

I have bought a 1070 a while back and finally at the point of deciding on screen size. Room is 18ft long - thinking 16:9 120'' diagonal or possibly 135'' diagonal.

Looking Silver Ticket or Elite screens, room will be dark.

If I go with a 135'', how far back would I sit (eyes to screen)? I tried the testing it with a sheet today and couldn't decide.

Trying to figure out if I can get 2 rows of theater seating and exactly where the first row and riser would go.

Thanks
I've got mine about 4 metres back and projecting a 120" screen size, that's just about fully zoomed in so can go bigger. Not sure on lumens at that throw but is plenty bright enough in darkened down room.

Hope that helps.
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Well, after more than 11,000 posts what is left to say?

We have been using the projector in a dedicated black pit of a room as our main video system.
Nightly viewing for the past two years has racked up 4800 hours on the original bulb.
Viewing on a 130" diagonal low gain (0.8) screen in "Dynamic Eco" mode to my eye gives the best compromise between black level and a bright, colorful image.
No operational problems at all. A new bulb and another 2 years should put me into reasonably priced 4K upgrade territory.
Fingers crossed.
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Hi all,

I have bought a 1070 a while back and finally at the point of deciding on screen size. Room is 18ft long - thinking 16:9 120'' diagonal or possibly 135'' diagonal.

Looking Silver Ticket or Elite screens, room will be dark.

If I go with a 135'', how far back would I sit (eyes to screen)? I tried the testing it with a sheet today and couldn't decide.

Trying to figure out if I can get 2 rows of theater seating and exactly where the first row and riser would go.

Thanks
I sit 11' from a 135" Elite screen with a 1070 - perfect distance for an immersive experience. That should give you plenty of room for a second row.

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