First off, thank you to the mods and managers of this site, such a wealth of valuable information that I've learned a lot from in the last few days.
My main question is, What type of screen should I buy?
I just recently received a brand new, JVC DLA-X55R projector. From the reviews I've read, this thing is a monster! I don't want to ruin this opportunity by going cheap on a screen, so my local home theater professional has recommended a SI Black Diamond screen.
Here is what I want to accomplish, I want to have a great picture, 100" 16;9. But I don't want to have to turn my lights off every time I use it. I've been told the Black Diamond reduces ambient light and I will receive a bright fantastic image if I go this route.
I've had a heck of a time trying to find a second opinion in the city I live in, went to 3 different A\V stores today and not one of them have heard of Black Diamond screens.
The unit will be used in the basement, there are two windows, both covered with blinds. All the walls are white, including the ceiling. The height of the ceiling where I'm mounting the projector and wanting to put the screen is only 6'6", so it's somewhat low.
I'm hoping I can get some more experienced opinions and help, thank you for taking the time to read this and hopefully provide me some insight.