What size screen for my Z2

Discussion in 'Displays' started by Greg Rooney, Nov 24, 2003.

  1. Greg Rooney

    Greg Rooney Auditioning

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    I just got a new Sanyo Z2 front projector and am
    wondering how big my screen should be.
    seating will be about 15 feet from screen to back of couch.
    Also if anyone has a link to some good DIY screen links or info I'd love to see them and know what you think of them.
     
  2. ChadLB

    ChadLB Screenwriter

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    Greg,
    Depends on what you want. I would recommend an 80" wide or 92" wide screen. I have some links at home. Most people seem to DIY(blackout cloth). I just painted my wall and used 2 1/4 " border(black) and I love my Z1....
     
  3. Rick Guynn

    Rick Guynn Second Unit

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    Well, since you already have the projector, just project it onto a wall while sitting about 15' away. Then change the size until ou are happy with it, measure, and buy/build the screen.

    RG
     
  4. Neil Joseph

    Neil Joseph Lead Actor

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    I personally would not go above 100" diagonal with the Z2. After calibration you will lose a little as far as brightness is concerned. An overly large screen will reduce the brightness seen on the screen further.
     
  5. Allan P

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    Check out projectorcentral.com...they just posted the review today and they recommend no more than a 100" screen for best results.
     

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