A closer interactive look at a stunning living room cinema

When it comes to creating a cinema room that's primarily in use as a living room, you need to keep a few things in mind. In stead of going through a lot of theory, I decided to use an example to show you how professional installers create a great … [Read more...]

5 tips to help you chose the right portable projection screen

A portable home projection screen is a great way of enjoying home theatre, without having to install a projection screen permanently. If you want to buy one, use these tips to help you decide which one to buy. 1. Weight Quite an obvious one, … [Read more...]

What to do when your projection screen’s remote functions work in reverse

This happens quite often. You connect the projection screen to the remote control unit and press the "down" button to see if it's working, but nothing happens. Then you press "up" and down comes the screen. Not exactly an earth shattering … [Read more...]

3 examples of clever projection screen installations

Projection screens are at their best when they can not be seen when in use. In a multi-purpose room, you don't want your screen visible when you aren't using it. There are several ways of accomplishing this. The first one is matching the color … [Read more...]

Beamax Q-series second generation video with features explanation

Beamax has introduced the second generation of the Q-series electric multiformat projection screen. In the video below, you can see the explanation of the features of this screen. It's interesting to see that there are 2 remote controls, which … [Read more...]

How to get rid of that chemical just-new projection screen smell

In a new car, it smells great. You know, that brand-new smell. The one that they even sell in a can. But with a projection screen, it's a whole different story. Because in a small closed off space, the smell of a projection screen can even give … [Read more...]

A Brief History of Projection Screens

We are currently working on an extensive history of projection screens. Simply because there's nothing available at the moment. There's only the recent developments. Before we get that on-line let's briefly look at the recent developments. From … [Read more...]

The different types of projection screens by how they work

There are many different types of projection screens. Here's a quick overview that's based on how the screens are operated: 1. No hands needed: fixed frame screens Fixed frame screens are made of 4 to 6 bars that together form a rectangular … [Read more...]

Beamax adds integrated IR and 12V trigger to M-compact electric screens

Ir remotes and 12V triggers add an element of convenience to a projection screen. With an IR remote, all you do is press the button and down comes the screen. And with a 12V trigger, it's possibly even easier. You fire up the projector and the … [Read more...]

A home theatre room with a projection screen that has a “games” setting

If you have a dedicated room, 1:2.35 is a great screen format. That's because a lot of movies are originally shot in 1:2.35 On a 1:2.35 projector screen and projector with a lense, you can see the movie without any black bars. But if you want … [Read more...]