What are some good AT projector screen? - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Forum Jump: 
 4Likes
  • 1 Post By Craig Peer
  • 1 Post By Ellebob
  • 1 Post By Craig Peer
  • 1 Post By SteveCallas
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 14 Old 09-01-2017, 07:40 AM - Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
2Charlie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 407
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 186 Post(s)
Liked: 21
What are some good AT projector screen?

I have heard of Seymour AV and Falcon AT screens. Is the Falcon Vision Horizon worth considering? Does it come with the frame and everything or just the fabric? I tried not to go beyond $2,500 max on the screen because there will be other things that I still need to spend money on. Thanks!
2Charlie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 14 Old 09-01-2017, 09:11 AM
AVS Forum Addicted Member
 
Craig Peer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 16,297
Mentioned: 116 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6953 Post(s)
Liked: 8212
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2Charlie View Post
I have heard of Seymour AV and Falcon AT screens. Is the Falcon Vision Horizon worth considering? Does it come with the frame and everything or just the fabric? I tried not to go beyond $2,500 max on the screen because there will be other things that I still need to spend money on. Thanks!
Seymour is excellent. Falcon may no longer be available.
chriscmore likes this.

[email protected] JVC RS4500, Lumagen Radiance Pro, Panamorph Paladin DCR lens, Stewart Luxus Model A ElectriScreens - 128" diagonal 2.35:1 ST130 & 122" diagonal 16:9 Cima Neve, Denon X8500, Parasound A 52+ amp, Martin Logan Motion series 9.4 speakers, four SVS subs, Panasonic UB820, Oppo 203, PFP M1500 UPS
Craig Peer is offline  
post #3 of 14 Old 09-02-2017, 06:52 AM - Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
2Charlie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 407
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 186 Post(s)
Liked: 21
Thank you. Has anyone heard of Da-Lite screen? What's your opinion of it?
2Charlie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 14 Old 09-02-2017, 12:33 PM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 4,367
Mentioned: 68 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1888 Post(s)
Liked: 1085
Da-lite is a good company but their perforated screens use large perforations which isn't the best for home theaters where seating is often closer than commercial cinemas. So depending on how far you sit from the screen you might notice the perforations. You should also decide between perforated and woven type AT screens. Each had their pros and cons.
Craig Peer likes this.
Ellebob is offline  
post #5 of 14 Old 09-04-2017, 08:51 PM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
Skylinestar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Borneo Island
Posts: 3,043
Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1311 Post(s)
Liked: 268
@Ellebob
http://www.grandviewscreen.com/fabric-collection-2/
Do you have any experience with Grandview AT fabric? What's your thought?
Skylinestar is offline  
post #6 of 14 Old 09-05-2017, 02:57 AM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 4,367
Mentioned: 68 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1888 Post(s)
Liked: 1085
I haven't used them. it appears they make both woven and perforated options. Each has its pros and cons but while I am not a big fan of samples as they don't tell the whole story. This would be an area where they are beneficial as you could judge if the weave or perforations are noticeable from your viewing difference.
Ellebob is offline  
post #7 of 14 Old 09-05-2017, 10:27 AM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
Tom Bley's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: IL. USA
Posts: 3,420
Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 916 Post(s)
Liked: 892
Quote:
Originally Posted by Craig Peer View Post
Seymour is excellent. Falcon may no longer be available.
Why?
Tom Bley is online now  
post #8 of 14 Old 09-05-2017, 10:37 AM
AVS Forum Addicted Member
 
Craig Peer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 16,297
Mentioned: 116 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6953 Post(s)
Liked: 8212
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tom Bley View Post
Why?
I guess he decided to get out of the screen business.
Tom Bley likes this.

[email protected] JVC RS4500, Lumagen Radiance Pro, Panamorph Paladin DCR lens, Stewart Luxus Model A ElectriScreens - 128" diagonal 2.35:1 ST130 & 122" diagonal 16:9 Cima Neve, Denon X8500, Parasound A 52+ amp, Martin Logan Motion series 9.4 speakers, four SVS subs, Panasonic UB820, Oppo 203, PFP M1500 UPS
Craig Peer is offline  
post #9 of 14 Old 09-05-2017, 08:02 PM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
SteveCallas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 8,197
Mentioned: 40 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 834 Post(s)
Liked: 765
Silver Ticket, Severston, Elite, Screen Innovations, Dreamscreen, Seymour AV
Craig Peer likes this.
SteveCallas is offline  
post #10 of 14 Old 09-05-2017, 08:11 PM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
bluer101's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: South Florida
Posts: 2,403
Mentioned: 13 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 634 Post(s)
Liked: 729
Quote:
Originally Posted by Craig Peer View Post
I guess he decided to get out of the screen business.
Wow, that stinks. I have a sample from him and wanted a screen shortly.
bluer101 is offline  
post #11 of 14 Old 09-06-2017, 11:25 AM - Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
2Charlie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 407
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 186 Post(s)
Liked: 21
Is is Da-Lite screen better than the Elite Screen? This particular Da-Lite screen is a little bit over $2K so I was thinking if the price difference is enough to justify the quality compare to Elite Screen or other vendors.
2Charlie is offline  
post #12 of 14 Old 09-07-2017, 11:25 AM
Senior Member
 
wagsgt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Maryland
Posts: 231
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)
Liked: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by SteveCallas View Post
Silver Ticket, Severston, Elite, Screen Innovations, Dreamscreen, Seymour AV
@SteveCallas What price groups are we looking for these? 110" screen. I have a Carada Screen but would like to move to a AT screen. I know Stewart are like 2k and out of my range but wasnt sure about others listed here
wagsgt is offline  
post #13 of 14 Old 09-10-2017, 04:49 AM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
Gorilla Killa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Next in line for a coveted Red Button
Posts: 2,957
Mentioned: 33 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1458 Post(s)
Liked: 2069
Quote:
Originally Posted by wagsgt View Post
@SteveCallas What price groups are we looking for these? 110" screen. I have a Carada Screen but would like to move to a AT screen. I know Stewart are like 2k and out of my range but wasnt sure about others listed here
For you price range ST and Elite are what you should look at. Steve looked at a bunch of different types, if you read the last 6 pages of the Silver Ticket thread youll get a feel for it. It is a challenge for some to put together, YMMV
Gorilla Killa is offline  
post #14 of 14 Old 09-10-2017, 05:46 AM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
SteveCallas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 8,197
Mentioned: 40 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 834 Post(s)
Liked: 765
At 110 inches, I would imagine they are all within your $2500 limit except for maybe the Screen Innovations
SteveCallas is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply Screens

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off