New: all there is to know about black borders

Want to know why you need black borders? How big the top black border should be? And learn which screen is the only retractable screen with velvet borders? Then read all about black borders for projection screens here … [Read more...]

Create backlighting for your projection screen

I came across an interesting project on instructables, where somebody built his own ambient light for a manual projection screen. It doesn't quite change in color like the original one (made by Philips for TVs), but it does look cool. As the … [Read more...]

Projection screen fabric: updated info

Thanks to a lot of requests from readers, I have updated the available information on projection screen fabrics. It's not the final version yet - there's a lot to say - but with over a thousand words of info added, it's a big step forward. Read … [Read more...]

Vivitek expands D5 series multimedia projectors with 4 new models

Vivitek expands its range of affordable multi media projectors with 4 new models. The additions to the line up are the D516, D517, D518 and D519. All models are 3D ready and combine high light output with a long lamp life of up to 6000 … [Read more...]

Acoustically transparent projection screens and speakers – what to look for

There's no movie experience more realistic than watching a movie on an acoustic projection screen. That's because sound will come right from the action on the screen. But what about the speakers? What do you need to look for? And what about a … [Read more...]

How to make your own electric projection screen

By making your own electric projection screen, you can save money and really make it match your projector and room: - Choose the fabric you want - Making it exactly as big as you want - Use the tubular motor you want In this video, you can see … [Read more...]

Custom colours for your in-ceiling projection screen

If you want to match your projection screen's houssing to the colour of your false ceiling, you can see some examples here And no, it doesn't have to be just white … [Read more...]

Greenpeace outdoor projection

There's nothing like a massive screen to get your message across. And that's exactly what Greenpeace aimed to achive in their campaign against Volkswagen. As you know, I am all in favour of a white and perfectly flat projection screen for a … [Read more...]

A nicer installation of a DIY masking system and a Stewart micro perf projection screen

In this video, you can see a great-looking installation of a DIY masking system used to mask an existing micro perforated Stewart fixed frame screen. This shows a few things: - How great a false wall is to hide the projection screen and the … [Read more...]

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...]