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Forum: Screens   11-30-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 550
Posted By Don Stewart
Very True. If the gray is adding imaging...

Very True. If the gray is adding imaging artifacts then it is not a true Neutral Density gray finish. Just sayin.
Forum: Community News & Polls   11-07-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,399
Posted By Don Stewart
Hi Rob, Somehow I missed this in August and...

Hi Rob,

Somehow I missed this in August and just came across it. Just want to say, Awesome!....one of the best rooms I have seen in my career.

Don Stewart
Forum: Screens   10-30-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By Don Stewart
The technology you seek is already there from the...

The technology you seek is already there from the simulation and visualization industry. It consist of multiple projector edge blending with sophisticated processors to give one large seamless vista....
Forum: Screens   10-21-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Don Stewart
There are retractable screens with finishing...

There are retractable screens with finishing flanges built into the screen housing. They work quite well with T-bar drop ceilings. These are available from Draper, Da-Lite and Stewart to mention a...
Forum: Screens   10-15-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Don Stewart
Just answer a few of your questions. To the best...

Just answer a few of your questions. To the best of my knowledge, no retractable screens utilize black velvet borders because it introduces several engineering problems. One problem is the area along...
Forum: Screens   10-14-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By Don Stewart
I am heading out the door right now but had time...

I am heading out the door right now but had time to skim this thread.
Questions.
What size screen and what is the throw distance of the projector?
Please advise.

Best,
Don
Forum: Screens   10-12-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Don Stewart
It is a fairly easy cable to construct. Here is...

It is a fairly easy cable to construct. Here is the diagram of the pin contacts.
Forum: Screens   10-03-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 333,997
Posted By Don Stewart
If speakers are placed 10" to 12 "back, the audio...

If speakers are placed 10" to 12 "back, the audio will require less EQ correction.
Forum: Screens   10-01-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 333,997
Posted By Don Stewart
If you have a audio system EQ and plan to have...

If you have a audio system EQ and plan to have your sound calibrated by a pro audio guy, 2" or 50mm. If not, then 10-12 inches.
Forum: Screens   09-30-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Don Stewart
Interesting. At Stewart we measure and specify...

Interesting. At Stewart we measure and specify our ambient light rejection screens just the opposite as quoted above. If our spec states, ALRV=18%, then that means 18% of an ambient light source,...
Forum: Screens   09-29-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
Nick, I have not witnessed HDR material on the...

Nick,
I have not witnessed HDR material on the GrayMatte material as of yet so I can not advise. With that said, perhaps you/we should wait for the Sony software update to see how much of an...
Forum: Screens   09-28-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 333,997
Posted By Don Stewart
If you order the VistaSope with the THX...

If you order the VistaSope with the THX Micro-Perf screen option, then we automatically install acoustically transparent masking panels at the factory. So the answer is yes.
Hope that helps.
...
Forum: Screens   09-28-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
Hi Bud, From time to time we run a special .4...

Hi Bud,
From time to time we run a special .4 gain GrayMatte. Our shop name for it is Disney Gray. Disney uses it for their 360 Circle Vision Theaters located around the globe at their theme parks....
Forum: Screens   09-27-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
Congrats on your new Sony projector. Btw, your...

Congrats on your new Sony projector. Btw, your theater is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing.
Now that you have 5000 lumens, it does change how we approach your screen needs. With your less than 1.5...
Forum: Screens   09-27-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 333,997
Posted By Don Stewart
You mentioned the screen needs to drop 6 to7...

You mentioned the screen needs to drop 6 to7 inches off back wall. If you could get that down to 125mm or so we can do a standard roll with custom side wall mount brackets. Otherwise we will need to...
Forum: Screens   09-27-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 333,997
Posted By Don Stewart
Before we discuss screen materials, it is best to...

Before we discuss screen materials, it is best to figure out how to mechanically fit screen housing in to available space.. How high and how deep is niche, (screen soffit) in either mm or inches?...
Forum: Screens   09-27-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 333,997
Posted By Don Stewart
The difference between the LX and LX Classic is...

The difference between the LX and LX Classic is screen housing size. The LX can accommodate screens up to 135" diagonal and the LX Classic can accommodate larger screens up to 165" diagonal. We...
Forum: Screens   09-22-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
Prices on large size screens are still being...

Prices on large size screens are still being discussed. I do know that the prices on the smaller standard size screens have been established and we are within a few percentage points of our most...
Forum: Screens   09-21-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
The on/off contrast ratio from the projector will...

The on/off contrast ratio from the projector will be the same ratio as with any other screen. The Phantom screen is designed to reject ambient light from stray light sources that are striking the...
Forum: Screens   09-21-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
As said by others, the human eye is very...

As said by others, the human eye is very forgiving when light "smoothly and slowly" ramps down when one walks off screen axis.
Here is more from AVS editor and tech reviewer, Scott Wilkinson....
Forum: Screens   09-20-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
From the viewers standpoint, the main difference...

From the viewers standpoint, the main difference between the two screens is that the Phantom has a much higher threshold to ambient light. Both screens perform/behave as do other angular reflective...
Forum: Screens   09-20-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
Hi, Bud, The material engineering is a...

Hi, Bud,
The material engineering is a multi-layered hybrid design utilizing both Stewart's reflective front projection technology and our rear projection screen formulations. It has a 30 degree...
Forum: Screens   09-20-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
Hi Sjschaff, It sounds like Graymatte 70 might...

Hi Sjschaff,
It sounds like Graymatte 70 might also work for you and your new JVC projector. BTW, if you desire, we can rescreen your existing frame with submission of the serial #....
Forum: Screens   09-18-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,835
Posted By Don Stewart
Hi Mojito, Sorry for the late response but I...

Hi Mojito,
Sorry for the late response but I just got back home from the CEDIA trade show.
The Phantom screen would not perform well with your particular 1.54 PJ throw distance. It prefers a...
Forum: Screens   09-14-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,385
Views: 333,997
Posted By Don Stewart
Hi All, Getting ready to leave for the airport...

Hi All,
Getting ready to leave for the airport on my way to CEDIA. If you are attending the show please drop by our booth, (#4108) so we can chat.
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