I am fairly well convinced that I am going to buy a NEC LT260 - it seems like it'll do a suitable job. I am wondering how important a projection screen is. Should I spend a thousand or more on a screen or just mount a smooth flat-white surface on the wall to project on? (I am OK with a permanent screen. God bless my better half!) My room is not a dedicated theater room. There is ambient light - enough to read a newspaper by - during the daytime. No sun shines directly on any walls. The projector is to be ceiling mounted and 16' from the wall. The room dimensions are 23' X 23' with the back of the room open to the rest of the house. The primary seating is 16' from the wall. I will be viewing mostly at night. The projector is 4:3 ratio. I am sure to be watching widescreen dvd mostly. (and superbowl once a year) I'd rather not spend $1000+++ Does anyone have any advice?