Just bought a new PJ and Da Lite motorized contour series screen. First PJ and screen purchase. Got the screen up using 2 screw eyes and 2 S hooks as the installation instructions suggested but using this method caused the screen to be unbalanced - the bottom front of the screen was thrust forward. I assumed it was like this because of the heavy wall mount bracket which the instructions suggested be left on for support. The thing was tilted so bad that the screen was rubbing the back edge of the exit chute when raising and lowering. It also looked funky. What to do? I sent several emails to Da Lite but never heard back. I sat here and mulled it over for a while and decided the simplest was to just add a zip tie to an angle bracket attached to the ceiling close to the factory bracket. Luckily there was another hole in the bracket that I could use for leverage and it seems to be working. I plan to add a valance covered in fabric to hide the screen and mounting brackets so I wasn't too worried about how it looked. Also, it is a wonder to me why they would include a black power cord with a white casing - shouldn't it be white?
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3/27/13 at 2:42pm