Electric projection screen: a hands-on comparison between the Beamax M-series and Projecta Elpro Electrol

There are many electric projection screens around. Comparing projection screens can be quite a task, because all you have are the manufacturer's specs and often, just one image And that one iamge is of the full screen. And because pictures … [Read more...]

DIY masking system part 4: how to create the mask elements

In the video below, you'll be able to see how the mask elements are created. This involves: - using a base material to attach the velvet to - creating a pocket in the velvet and base material - inserting a plastic or metal rod in the … [Read more...]

Projection screen controls – a guide

There are many ways to control your projection screen. You'll probably be familiar with some of them, like a remote control or the traditional switch. But did you know there are key switches as well? 12V triggers and power sensing … [Read more...]

4 reasons why black velvet is awesome for your home cinema

Black velvet is awesome for your home cinema. It's as simple as that. And here's why: OK, now on a more serious note, why should you use black velvet? Well, ambient light and the ambient light reflected from your walls lowers the … [Read more...]

3 signs your wife knows more about home cinema than you

Enough about that WAF already. Sometimes you should just listen to your wife. Here's when: Ok, so maybe you need an explanation: 1. Don't look for high gain projection screens or new projectors when you can control ambient light. … [Read more...]

A closer look at a rear projection screen installation in a church

Churches are not the easiest places to install projection screens. And that's because: - There are multiple viewing angles - A church usually has high ceilings - Ambient light comes from many angles - The screens should not be … [Read more...]

Can you spot the features that make this a high-end installation?

What makes an installation a high-end installation? Good question. Just spending a lot of money to big expensive boxes doesn't cut it. Smart planning and knowing what to use and where to use it creates the ultimate home theater. There … [Read more...]

One of the Most Unusual Foods to Bring to the Cinema

Image by f10n4   Lots of people have admitted to bringing their own foods into the cinema, either in an attempt to save money or because they wanted some variety besides that which is offered at a typical cinema snack counter. Sandwiches, … [Read more...]

Another Black Ops video: gaming on a massive projection screen

There's big and there's massive. This video shows a 40" LCD tv versus a massive fixed frame projection screen. The projection screen is an A-velvet fixed frame screen and the projector is a full HD LG CF-181D Enjoy! … [Read more...]

Gaming on a 90″ Beamax projection screen: Black Ops

Playing games is fun and it becomes even more realistic on a big projection screen. Here's a short video of Black Ops on a 90" Beamax projection screen. The game is Call of Duty: Black Ops and the game mode is Free for all. Enjoy! … [Read more...]