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It's a shame that the average Joe is never armed with this before making an informed decision - why don't specialist retailers ever give you all the pro's / con's i'd hate to think of the setup I would have got had i not come across this forum!
Maybe one day there will be a rtings.com for projection :/

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Projector choice was again determined by the WAF - Wife Approval Factor - so couldn't be to large which is why I moved away from the Epson TW7400. Im happy to consider other PJs within a reasonable cost but size/noise is a factor unfortunately.
Sometimes WAF adjusts as they get a taste for a projection. Mine was adverse to projection in general at first and now its mandatory that we have a projector and the best image possible aesthetics be damned, so Im building a 2 projector shelf to accomodate two 40-50lb projectors D:

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I really want the best bang for buck in this first foray into projectors & screens and am hoping once we become accustomed to our setup I can extend quality and capability as technology and funds progress. I would even consider ditching a PJ that allows for sport in high ambient light to allowing for a setup where I can close the window shutters and watch the game under this scenario or alternatively go into the other room with the OLED TV to watch if the pq is that bad in the projector room.
With the lights out these alr screens do a good job of offsetting reflective/small rooms and deep blacks arent as imperative for sports. So the HT3550 and Black Crystal 0.8 are a good fit. There are also plenty of $2-300 used projectors, maybe even new stock older 1080p models that will give you a very similar image quality, do sports broadcast in 4k? Stick to DLP for sports as well, they do motion blur free, better than oled rbe aside. led dlp would be even better but size and cost are an issue.

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If the distance from wall to screen is 12.9' (154.8"), with an HT3550 or similar (depth 10.3" + 4" for cables = 14.3"), the available distance would be 140.5‬".
An 120" screen (16:9) has a width of 104.6". This would result in a 1.34x throw ratio. With an 110" it's 1.46x, and with 100" its 1.61x.
Wouldn't the XY BC 0.8 hotspot on the first two sizes at least?

How about using curtains for the windows, lights that don't hit the screen directly, lights that are only present (during viewing time) in the seating area and not the screen area?
A light grey or even white screen could be used.
A light grey screen would benefit from a brighter projector.

Percentage wise, how much will the setup be used for sports than other types of content?

Depending on how much ambient light remains in the room, even a HT3550 could be used here. Other DLP's with RGBRGB color wheels would be Optoma UHD50/51/51A/etc, Viewsonic PX7274K.
For brighter DLP's the Benq TK850, Optoma UHD51ALV/52ALV, ZH403, Viewsonic PX7474K, LS700-4k.

Some people are ok with 3LCD for sports as well. Depending on the percentage of total time dedicated to sports, a 3LCD could be an option. Epson HC3800 paired with a grey, not necessarily light grey screen could work.

The Benq's would be most accurate out of the box, with the Epson HC3800 probably last.
The HT3550, TK850 and HC3800 have active irises that improve black level.
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Wouldn't the XY BC 0.8 hotspot on the first two sizes at least?
Ya but any budget material is going to hotspot at that range, and the majority of projectors in this price range have fairly low uniformity as well.

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lights that are only present (during viewing time) in the seating area and not the screen area?
Task lighting is tricky in small rooms, especially reflective ones. Can almost guarantee any lights in the back room will wash the screen out
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Ya but any budget material is going to hotspot at that range, and the majority of projectors in this price range have fairly low uniformity as well.


Task lighting is tricky in small rooms, especially reflective ones. Can almost guarantee any lights in the back room will wash the screen out
You're in a better position to answer this, wouldn't the 1.34x throw for the 120" screen have a more pronounced hotspot?

Doesn't seem bad for a 200" image on a grey wall.
Personally I would take the ALR since I'm used to the hotspot, but maybe Dhiren Raghvani would make the trade.


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You're in a better position to answer this, wouldn't the 1.34x throw for the 120" screen have a more pronounced hotspot?
On full white maybe. I think uniformity will look fairly similar but sparkle/sheen becomes more pronounced the closer the projector is. i.e. the screen becomes more visible. I thought hes considering a 100" screen though?
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On full white maybe. I think uniformity will look fairly similar but sparkle/sheen becomes more pronounced the closer the projector is. i.e. the screen becomes more visible. I thought hes considering a 100" screen though?
Not sure what size he's considering. Previously when I talked to users interested in ALR screens they did not like the idea of a hotspot, even in just a white filed.
The ALR is superior in ambient light, but it's up to him if he's ok with a potential hotspot in bright/white images.

It might be similar to these examples, there's some sports ones there:
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post57673262
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If the distance from wall to screen is 12.9' (154.8"), with an HT3550 or similar (depth 10.3" + 4" for cables = 14.3"), the available distance would be 140.5‬".
An 120" screen (16:9) has a width of 104.6". This would result in a 1.34x throw ratio. With an 110" it's 1.46x, and with 100" its 1.61x.
Wouldn't the XY BC 0.8 hotspot on the first two sizes at least?

How about using curtains for the windows, lights that don't hit the screen directly, lights that are only present (during viewing time) in the seating area and not the screen area?
A light grey or even white screen could be used.
A light grey screen would benefit from a brighter projector.

Depending on how much ambient light remains in the room, even a HT3550 could be used here. Other DLP's with RGBRGB color wheels would be Optoma UHD50/51/51A/etc, Viewsonic PX7274K.
For brighter DLP's the Benq TK850, Optoma UHD51ALV/52ALV, ZH403, Viewsonic PX7474K, LS700-4k.

Some people are ok with 3LCD for sports as well. Depending on the percentage of total time dedicated to sports, a 3LCD could be an option. Epson HC3800 paired with a grey, not necessarily light grey screen could work.

The Benq's would be most accurate out of the box, with the Epson HC3800 probably last.
The HT3550, TK850 and HC3800 have active irises that improve black level.
100" is the preferred size, curtains blackout blinds are all things I would consider for the room.


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On full white maybe. I think uniformity will look fairly similar but sparkle/sheen becomes more pronounced the closer the projector is. i.e. the screen becomes more visible. I thought hes considering a 100" screen though?
Yes 100" was what I was considering as this fits within the space between the bay window walls...

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Not sure what size he's considering. Previously when I talked to users interested in ALR screens they did not like the idea of a hotspot, even in just a white filed.
The ALR is superior in ambient light, but it's up to him if he's ok with a potential hotspot in bright/white images.

It might be similar to these examples, there's some sports ones there:
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post57673262
Hotspot would bother me if you ask me now...but in reality it would probably depend on how prominent it would be, based on the above are we sure we would hotspot on a 1.61x throw?

Finally if I read this right...HT3550 is probably the best option, the ALR screen would perform better during ambient light times and during the evening when the room would be dark, it would perform better than other screens.

The TK850 is an option but during evening viewing is potentially more prone to hot spotting - however does the hot spotting issue apply on a 100" at the distances above - it would be better in ambient light than the HT3550.

Its always going to be a trade off, just how much is yet to be seen! Once again thanks for your valuable input
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Hotspot would bother me if you ask me now...but in reality it would probably depend on how prominent it would be, based on the above are we sure we would hotspot on a 1.61x throw? Finally if I read this right...HT3550 is probably the best option, the ALR screen would perform better during ambient light times and during the evening when the room would be dark, it would perform better than other screens.
The ht3550 has a max throw of 1.47, there will be hotspotting in that room no matter what unless you use a matte material like the studiotek 100 or parallax(3-4k). The low uniformity of the ht3550 will make the uniformity issues more pronounced, as will a screen with lower viewing angles. Use a screen with a wider viewing angle and a projector with a nicer lens and I dont think youll find any uniformity issues to be distracting. Since youre size restricted on the projector as well im not sure what other projectors to suggest, with improved optics comes increased size, except for the smaller led projectors but they typically have lower light output.

Id say all things considered the ht3550 and the black crystal 0.8 is a good combo.
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100" is the preferred size, curtains blackout blinds are all things I would consider for the room.




Yes 100" was what I was considering as this fits within the space between the bay window walls...



Hotspot would bother me if you ask me now...but in reality it would probably depend on how prominent it would be, based on the above are we sure we would hotspot on a 1.61x throw?

Finally if I read this right...HT3550 is probably the best option, the ALR screen would perform better during ambient light times and during the evening when the room would be dark, it would perform better than other screens.

The TK850 is an option but during evening viewing is potentially more prone to hot spotting - however does the hot spotting issue apply on a 100" at the distances above - it would be better in ambient light than the HT3550.

Its always going to be a trade off, just how much is yet to be seen! Once again thanks for your valuable input
@bdht would probably know better, I assume with an 100" screen there might be a slight hotspot in a white background.
It's probably less prominent than than in those pictures with the Cinegrey 3D and the W2000/HT3050.

The HT3550 has a better picture quality than the TK850. The TK850 can be adjusted with it's brightness low enough to match some of the modes on the HT3550.

Can't be 100% sure, but I believe the HT3550 is bright enough for some ambient light in that room.
If you want a projector similar to the HT3550 but brighter and with a RGBRGB color wheel (which the TK850 and 51/52ALV do not have), get the Optoma UHD51/51A.

@Talontsi96 made a comparative review between the two in these posts and others in the thread. I would personally go with the Optoma since it's brighter and sharper.
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post59072878
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post59068214
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post59066632
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@bdht would probably know better, I assume with an 100" screen there might be a slight hotspot in a white background.
It's probably less prominent than than in those pictures with the Cinegrey 3D and the W2000/HT3050.

The HT3550 has a better picture quality than the TK850. The TK850 can be adjusted with it's brightness low enough to match some of the modes on the HT3550.

Can't be 100% sure, but I believe the HT3550 is bright enough for some ambient light in that room.
If you want a projector similar to the HT3550 but brighter and with a RGBRGB color wheel (which the TK850 and 51/52ALV do not have), get the Optoma UHD51/51A.

@Talontsi96 made a comparative review between the two in these posts and others in the thread. I would personally go with the Optoma since it's brighter and sharper.
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post59072878
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post59068214
https://www.avsforum.com/forum/68-di...l#post59066632
Thanks both!

@noob00224 I did consider the Optoma, but then forgot about it when I saw the epsom...then post Epsom with the WAF I landed on the Benq and totally forgot about the optoma...long story short, thanks for the reminder. So with the extra brightness would I expect more of a hotspot or have I done you both a disservice and got this the wrong way round?
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Thanks both!

@noob00224 I did consider the Optoma, but then forgot about it when I saw the epsom...then post Epsom with the WAF I landed on the Benq and totally forgot about the optoma...long story short, thanks for the reminder. So with the extra brightness would I expect more of a hotspot or have I done you both a disservice and got this the wrong way round?





Bright preset has a green tint.
Vivid on the Benq has Brilliant Color, which some people don't like since it affects color accuracy.

The Optoma is quieter, even in Bright lamp, and there are less complaints about it. Could be because the Benq is a more popular model.
The Benq does have an iris and a WCG filter, as well as other /minor features.


In regards to the hotspot, the Optoma's brightness can be lowered (via presets or Eco lamp) to that of the Benq with the Reference preset, which is the most accurate.
I can't say exactly how the hotspot will look like, but on a sports game it will probably not be distracting with Optoma's higher lumen output. If it's too much you can just turn it down.

In a setup like that, personally I'd like to have some extra lumens in case they're needed.
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The second gen ht3550 improved its output, though phc measurements first measurements were higher than projectorcentrals originally. hmm...

https://www.passionhomecinema.fr/blo...BenQ-W2700.jpg
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Thanks again guys...so much to think about!

As we are in the build stage I need to finalize on a screen and location for the projector - I have a couple of weeks as most of China is on New Years holiday

Projector - I think I need a little more time to decide, Optoma UHD51/60, Benq HT3550 or TK850 (waiting on the reviews for this machine)

Screen - I'm still being led towards the BC 0.8, but am prepared to be swayed with something else from XY if that would be more appropriate

PJ location - Ceiling mount, distance - I've confused myself...should I be sticking to the manufacturer's max distances? @noob00224 mentioned pushing the PJ further back to help with flat spotting - however, everything I've read said stick with the max throw distance

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Thanks again guys...so much to think about!

As we are in the build stage I need to finalize on a screen and location for the projector - I have a couple of weeks as most of China is on New Years holiday

Projector - I think I need a little more time to decide, Optoma UHD51/60, Benq HT3550 or TK850 (waiting on the reviews for this machine)

Screen - I'm still being led towards the BC 0.8, but am prepared to be swayed with something else from XY if that would be more appropriate

PJ location - Ceiling mount, distance - I've confused myself...should I be sticking to the manufacturer's max distances? @noob00224 mentioned pushing the PJ further back to help with flat spotting - however, everything I've read said stick with the max throw distance
To reduce the likelihood of the hotspot a projector should be placed as far back as possible. The throw range with an 100" screen is 1.61x. Some projectors don't have this, for instance the Benq HT3550/TK850 go as high as 1.47x, the Optoma UHD51 up to x1.59, UHD60 over 2.0x.
The TK850 and UHD60 do not have a RGBRGB color wheel, which would be better for color reproduction. The HT3550 and UHD51 are bright enough if some blinds are used, even with some ambient light with that XY BC 0.8 screen. If you're going to pick between these two, then pick on the features, the difference between the throw is small enough not to matter that much.
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I just received a 120 inch PET crystal screen from them. The frame seems high quality, but the screen itself is not uniform and has several areas of streaking that are very noticeable on high brightness images. My installer thinks that it’s uneven application of the ALR coating, possibly even a factory second.

They have been unwilling to correct the issue. I would recommend against purchasing anything from them.
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To reduce the likelihood of the hotspot a projector should be placed as far back as possible. The throw range with an 100" screen is 1.61x. Some projectors don't have this, for instance the Benq HT3550/TK850 go as high as 1.47x, the Optoma UHD51 up to x1.59, UHD60 over 2.0x.
The TK850 and UHD60 do not have a RGBRGB color wheel, which would be better for color reproduction. The HT3550 and UHD51 are bright enough if some blinds are used, even with some ambient light with that XY BC 0.8 screen. If you're going to pick between these two, then pick on the features, the difference between the throw is small enough not to matter that much.
Thanks - excuse my ignorance just so I am clear...I would be placing the projector at 1.61x (140.5") - even though the max as per benq is 1.47x (128") and this would reduce hotspotting but not affect picture quality or viewing pleasure?

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I just received a 120 inch PET crystal screen from them. The frame seems high quality, but the screen itself is not uniform and has several areas of streaking that are very noticeable on high brightness images. My installer thinks that it’s uneven application of the ALR coating, possibly even a factory second.

They have been unwilling to correct the issue. I would recommend against purchasing anything from them.
Hmmm worrying
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Thanks - excuse my ignorance just so I am clear...I would be placing the projector at 1.61x (140.5") - even though the max as per benq is 1.47x (128") and this would reduce hotspotting but not affect picture quality or viewing pleasure?
You can't place a projector above it's throw range.
The difference between 1.47x on the Benq and 1.59x on the Optoma is not that big, you should decide on the projector's other characteristics.
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You can't place a projector above it's throw range.
The difference between 1.47x on the Benq and 1.59x on the Optoma is not that big, you should decide on the projector's other characteristics.
Thanks got it, so am I right in saying the following -

HT3550 - Lower lumems, requires to be closer to the screen as throw is 1.47x
Optoma - Higher lumens, is a bit further back due to 1.59x throw

Hence hot spotting more likely to occur on Optoma - but it is better for ambient light viewing due to the extra lumens. All caveat-ed with the actual lumen output as referenced by the various measurements provided by yourself and @bdht
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Thanks got it, so am I right in saying the following -

HT3550 - Lower lumems, requires to be closer to the screen as throw is 1.47x
Optoma - Higher lumens, is a bit further back due to 1.59x throw

Hence hot spotting more likely to occur on Optoma - but it is better for ambient light viewing due to the extra lumens. All caveat-ed with the actual lumen output as referenced by the various measurements provided by yourself and @bdht
In regards to hotspoting, the Optomas higher lumens is offset by it being positioned further back.

The Optoma is not that much brighter than the Benq.
The Optoma's brightness can be reduced by using Eco mode to the same brightness as Benq.

Those measurements were taken with 100% zoom. Using less zoom reduces the brightness.

For the HT3550:
Zoom Lens Light Loss: 8%

For the UHD51A
Zoom Lens Light Loss. The 1.3x zoom lens drops brightness by only about 12% in the full telephoto setting.



You have to look at the projector's other features and decide which one to go with.
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Hi everyone,

I'm currently configuring my setup and planning to buy an optoma UHZ65UST and and XYscreen 90" pet crystal.

Does anyone know the depth of this screen with the frame ?

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So my screen will be arriving soon. Here’s what the process looked like.

I ordered the screen in September. I was provided a quote of $670 shipped to my door, which I gladly paid. The screen took about a month to arrive in the port in California.

After the screen arrived, it sat in customs for about a month. Neither I bore XY had a lot of success contacting their forwarder. Eventually the forwarder told XY that the container in which the screen shipped also contained counterfeit goods. Because of this the entire container was being shipped back to China.

At this point, XY presented me with two options. I could have a new screen made that was small enough to be shipped via DHL. The second option was to ship the screen using a slightly different method that would require me to pick up the screen at my local port. This would allow me to keep my screen size, but it would incur an additional $200 or so in forwarder fees. I was ok with this, so I accepted this option.

The screen eventually made its way back to China where XY inspected it, repacked it, and handed off to the logistics company for shipping back to the United States.

This is where the fun begins.

The XY sales rep informs me I need to complete an ISF form before they can ship the screen. I google this, and learn this can be done online through a broker that charges $95 for the service. I go ahead and fill out the form. Following the submission of the ISF, the broker emails me to inform me that there is also a further $125 for the customs clearance fee. I don’t see this as a big deal since I figured it was part of the ~$200 amount XY quoted me.

A couple weeks later I get a phone call from the logistics company informing me that the screen will be arriving soon. Great! They then send me a bill of $261 for their services.

After this, I get notice from the broker that there will be $102 in tariffs needed on the screen, plus another $100 in charges for the customs bond and costs for dealing with the logistics company.

So for those of you playing the home game, here are the numbers.

$630 screen cost
$95 ISF fee
$125 customs clearance fee
$261 logistics company fee
$102 customs duty
$100 customs bond and misc fees
$100 oversized freight charge
$100 charge for company that took delivery in MI

So my $630 screen has turned into a $1,513 screen. Given, this is still a good price for an acoustically transparent 115” 2.4:1 electric screen (seriously check prices for the competition), but I wish I had known about how much the whole thing was going to cost when I first agreed to use the alternative shipping method.

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Wow, I was just considering purchasing an XYscreen AT 120" screen
Can anyone else chime in as to how much add'l costs to expect on top of the quoted price?
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Hi everyone,

I'm currently configuring my setup and planning to buy an optoma UHZ65UST and and XYscreen 90" pet crystal.

Does anyone know the depth of this screen with the frame ?

Thanky you.

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I have the 120" PET Crystal from XYscreen with the utlra thin frame so somewhat bigger but most likely identical frames. The depth from the wall is 45mm (almost 2"). The frame width on front is 12mm (almost 1/2"). Very good choice if you can block/reduce direct/indirect sunlight. Great at night, good even with the lamps on but washed out dark scenes during daylight.
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Wow, I was just considering purchasing an XYscreen AT 120" screen
Can anyone else chime in as to how much add'l costs to expect on top of the quoted price?

I don't have paypal so bought mine through Alibaba and had it shipped to Sweden without customs issues.
$1000 screen (120" PET Crystal with ultra thin frame)
$150 shipping
$40 Credit card fee on Alibaba
$295 Swedish customs (25% VAT based on screen&shipping + a customs handling fee)

1485USD (14400SEK) all in all but then again we have crazy 25% VAT (sales tax) in Sweden.
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I have the 120" PET Crystal from XYscreen with the utlra thin frame so somewhat bigger but most likely identical frames. The depth from the wall is 45mm (almost 2"). The frame width on front is 12mm (almost 1/2"). Very good choice if you can block/reduce direct/indirect sunlight. Great at night, good even with the lamps on but washed out dark scenes during daylight.
Thank you for your reply
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Wow, I was just considering purchasing an XYscreen AT 120" screen
Can anyone else chime in as to how much add'l costs to expect on top of the quoted price?
I updated my post. I needed to pay another $100 for oversized cargo.

And I still haven't received my screen.

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Thank you for your reply

My bad, the frame depth is actually only 40mm but hanging out 45mm from the wall. Possibly due to my walls even though new.
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The long national nightmare is over. My screen has arrived.

Initial impressions are very good.
  • Everything appears to have been built to my specifications
  • The motor is dramatically quieter and faster than the Elite screen I already have
  • The included mounting hardware is really impressive. Super easy to get it installed.
  • The remote is simple but very nice
  • Really wish the housing was black. I'll be covering it in black felt tape.
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Klipsch RP-8000F, RP-450C, 2xRP-240S, 2xRP-402S, 2xSVS PB-1000
Denon AVR-X3200W/HDFury Linker/MiniDSP 2x4 HD
Panasonic UB820/PC/PS3/PS4 Pro/Switch/WiiU/Xbox One X/Original Xbox
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The long national nightmare is over. My screen has arrived.

Initial impressions are very good.
  • Everything appears to have been built to my specifications
  • The motor is dramatically quieter and faster than the Elite screen I already have
  • The included mounting hardware is really impressive. Super easy to get it installed.
  • The remote is simple but very nice
  • Really wish the housing was black. I'll be covering it in black felt tape.
That's great to hear you are happy with the screen in the end after all those unexpected costs!

Which fabric did you choose for your 115" screen?

I've been quoted a 1.8gain screen - WF1 Pro Max 4K for a totally light controlled room.
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