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Forum: Screens   02-05-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Don Stewart
Yes, we have a 3/8" thin bezel frame called...

Yes, we have a 3/8" thin bezel frame called LuminEsse that was developed by others within the Stewart organization. One of its design goals was to accommodate Ultra Short Throw PJ's by keeping the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-31-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,630
Posted By Don Stewart
Dennis, you always do such a top notch job. Nice...

Dennis, you always do such a top notch job. Nice room!
Forum: Screens   01-31-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
Just like to say that Stewart Filmscreen is...

Just like to say that Stewart Filmscreen is honored to be featured in February's "Scott Wilkinson's AVS Home Theater of the Month".
The room designer and integrator is by the highly respected...
Forum: Screens   01-30-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Don Stewart
Gentlemen, thank you for your reply's. Being...

Gentlemen, thank you for your reply's.
Being old school, I have always considered a disappearing retractable screens best for multi-purpose rooms such as game rooms, family rooms, etc. With that...
Forum: Screens   01-26-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Don Stewart
Help. What is your attraction, if any, to Thin Bazel screen frames?

I have been around screens and projectors most of my life so I must say I am old school when it comes to designing and setting up of a room for projecting high fidelity images. When Home Cinema...
Forum: Screens   01-25-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Don Stewart
Unfortunately, with your current set up utilizing...

Unfortunately, with your current set up utilizing a PJ throw distance of 1.3 X image width, the FireHawk would not be a good choice. The FireHawk projector set up specifications requires a minimum...
Forum: Screens   01-25-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Don Stewart
KS. Please state screen size, projector model,...

KS. Please state screen size, projector model, throw distance and viewing distance. Also, is this a fixed or retractable screen?
Forum: Screens   01-22-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Don Stewart
Hi Paul, Sounds like you have the original...

Hi Paul,

Sounds like you have the original FireHawk G1, 1.3 gain screen material if it is 12 years old. The material was designed to accommodate the most popular HT projectors at that time. (400...
Forum: Screens   01-17-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By Don Stewart
In the screen industry we refer to glossy and...

In the screen industry we refer to glossy and high sheen screen finishes as False Gain. Yes, it will make the gain test meter jump up on the optical test bench but you are actually measuring non...
Forum: Screens   01-11-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By Don Stewart
Great!. Glad it worked out for you. Btw...nice...

Great!.
Glad it worked out for you. Btw...nice room.
Forum: Screens   01-09-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By Don Stewart
The Cima install instructions are pretty generic...

The Cima install instructions are pretty generic and published the same for all Cima screen sizes. Since you purchased a very large size the bar will not extend out to the ends of frame as shown on...
Forum: Screens   01-06-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 287
Posted By Don Stewart
The reason I brought it up is you stated you were...

The reason I brought it up is you stated you were looking for a slim bezel. The wrap around frame is for those who prefer an architectural design look with the image floating in space. The only other...
Forum: Screens   01-05-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By Don Stewart
If it were me I would stick with a true matte 1.0...

If it were me I would stick with a true matte 1.0 gain screen. Any angular reflective gain screen will have poor white field uniformity, (hot spot)
with a point 8 lens. Just sayin.
Forum: Screens   01-04-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By Don Stewart
I am home with a cold today so spending time on...

I am home with a cold today so spending time on the forum. For StudioTek 130, the bare minimum throw distance is 1.3 X image width. (See screen spec material link below) As always, with any angular...
Forum: Screens   01-04-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
The Stewart Microperf screen perforation pattern...

The Stewart Microperf screen perforation pattern has over 30,000 .024 diameter holes per square foot. The total open area is 10.2 percent of the surface area. Most installations place the speakers...
Forum: Screens   01-03-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 287
Posted By Don Stewart
Have you considered a borderless screen wrap...

Have you considered a borderless screen wrap around designed frame? Stewart and a few other screen manufacturers make these with your choice of screen material....
Forum: Screens   12-23-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
Thank you Mike for your interest in Stewart...

Thank you Mike for your interest in Stewart Filmscreen.
We do have two distributors in the UK. Perhaps they can help you with arranging samples.
Please see the following links.

Custom AV...
Forum: Screens   12-09-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Don Stewart
Not sure if your screen is a retractable or fixed...

Not sure if your screen is a retractable or fixed frame model. If it is a fixed frame and the scratch is in the top half of the image area then unsnap screen from frame, turn screen 180 degrees and...
Forum: Screens   12-02-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
Hey guys. The first test to do when evaluating...

Hey guys. The first test to do when evaluating any full size screen material is to project 100% IRE white light. Most sins/artifacts will show up to the trained eye immediately. Just sayin.
Forum: Screens   11-30-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
The reason StudioTek 100 has such a smooth non...

The reason StudioTek 100 has such a smooth non textured, no gloss matte finish is the material is actually cast on hugh 40 X 90 foot molds. Other screen materials by other manufactures are extruded...
Forum: Screens   11-23-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
Figuring your eye point is somewhere between 36"...

Figuring your eye point is somewhere between 36" to 42" off the floor, at some point in the vertical axis you are getting full peak gain with the numbers you stated.
This may be TMI, but you can...
Forum: Screens   11-23-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
Actually, your StudioTek 130 will be...

Actually, your StudioTek 130 will be approximately 30 percent brighter peak gain (give or take a few percent) on the brightest spot on the screen than the StudioTek 100. With that said, the...
Forum: Screens   11-23-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
Your choice. If you plan on having the dealer...

Your choice.
If you plan on having the dealer remove and reinstall your unit, then it would be best to keep the dealer in the loop and have him make the arrangements with the factory. If your plans...
Forum: Screens   11-22-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 323,405
Posted By Don Stewart
Yes, the screen case can be reused and...

Yes, the screen case can be reused and re-screened like new. It is highly recommended that the the case be shipped back to the factory for this task. Factory technicians will then make a new screen...
Forum: Screens   11-17-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 968
Posted By Don Stewart
Nice room! With the dark color values you have...

Nice room!
With the dark color values you have chosen I would go with a traditional white screen. Just sayin.
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