Question Acoustically Transparent Screen Bargain - Too good to be true?

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  1. bookle

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    Is there a way to translate that?
     
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    Thanks, that does seem very cheap
     
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    No views on this screen?

    It is perforated rather than woven, which potentially reduces visual quality if sensitive to moire but in theory should be ok.
    The screen would take up near full width of 2.2m wide x 4.6m long room and I can sit about 2.5m-3.5m back.
    Hopefully far enough that the screen perfs are not visible?

    I followed up with supplier and confirmed a 92" 16:9 fixed frame is £180 delivered from Germany.
    It's quite hard to look past at that price for what would be a starter setup in a very small HT room.
    Used woven material sells used on the forums for £250-300 without adding backer material or a fixed frame I'd need to spec and build.

    Your views welcome...
     
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    Doubt anyone on here has purchased one of these screens but you never know? Guess you'll need to be the guinea pig for us ;)
     
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    Had a quick look at these... the AT tab screens are dirt cheap too. Shame there is no scope option. I'd take the punt just on how cheap they are if so.. almost worth the gamble!
     
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    Very tempted to gamble...have a possible filmex option brewing too...
    will take a leap one way or other v.soon and report back here on success (or otherwise) of the esmart option if thats my final route.
     
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    I'm conscious that people can get a bit bored of reading how happy someone is with their set up after an upgrade, but I have to say that going AT was a real milestone in my home cinema upgrade process. Hearing voices come directly from the screen makes it so natural and being able to line up all three speakers perfectly behind the screen, rather than fitting around a TV is also part of the end result.

    Having recently had Jagdeep round he confirmed that if I had gone Filmex I would still have a similar brightness and end result as I have now with the Seymour XD material I bought (un-used but secondhand). Therefore even if the aSmart one doesn't work out, then I know that the Filmex alternative will look very good indeed based on Jag's comparison with mine.
     

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