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Anyone used a white board as a screen

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by Bristol Pete, Dec 30, 2004.

  1. Bristol Pete

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    Was looking at a white board in work today and I realised that they may make a decent screen. (the type found in offices etc)....

    Anyone ever used one?

    Wondered what the PQ may be like....perhaps too bright?? Any thoughts or opinions???

    Thanks,

    Cap :)
     
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    I use a white roller blind. It's the opaque type, and it is made of PVC with lots of tiny dimples in it. Works a treat. You can buy them at most DIY stores - got mine at Focus DIY.
     
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    I was also interested in using a whiteboard as my screen some time back but never got round to trying it as I couldn't find one that was big enough for the size I wanted! I ended up going for blackout cloth instead. However I would still be interested in seeing what this would be like as a screen so keep us posted if you do try it.
     
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    white boards are too reflective, get a large white glowing patch in centre of image ok for a quick PPT presentation but no good for films
     
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    White board will probably be too reflective. If you can accomodate a fixed screen, MDF comes in 8ft by 4ft sheets, bit of matt white paint and you have a very cost effective solution...PJ
     
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    lol thats what i been using over xmas 5ft x 5ft dry wipe board (work want it back on tuesday) and you can always see the bulb reflection on it. Would this reflection also make the picture brighter?
     

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