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DRH Easy Screen

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by HEADRAT, Jan 12, 2004.

  1. HEADRAT

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    Well I bought the largest Easy Screen from DRH for use with my Sanyo Z2:-

    http://www.drhscreens.co.uk/easy.html

    for the total of £376 in VAT and delivery so here are my thoughts.

    1. Speaker placement :- One of my rear speakers sits about 3 feet behind the screen, seems to have little or no impact on the volume level.

    2. Mechanism :- The Criss-Cross metal support seem to do a good job of keeping the screen taught, does seem to "give up" on the last 6 inches though so you have to watch it abit or you could end up creasing the screen.

    3. Screen :- Matt white, seems much better than projecting the image on a "Egyptian Sand Yellow" wall ;)

    Overall I'm pretty please with it, definately "wife" friendly an it can be packed away in about 30 second (but under the stairs during the week).

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    looks the part and an option i am looking into at the moment...(when i eventually take the plunge and buy a projector,roll on payday!!!)

    but how would a rear speaker be behind the screen? (not being facecious, just curious)
     
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    Well spotted, I actually meant a front ;)

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    I was really confused, and didn't know how to ask!

    Glad you cleared that up though. :)

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    Yeah sorry about that, I've been in a bit of a dream world today. ;)

    A major concerned was that 173 97 (6 ft.) would look small, it really doesn't.. Also the fact that its doesn't have to be mounted on the end/side of a wall means that we can have it closer to us, therefore giving the impressions of a larger screen.

    e.g. A 6 ft. screen 4 ft. away is gonna look the same as a 12 ft. screen 8 ft. away (if you know what I mean)...

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    Yep, it's all relative, and the image will look the same.

    It certainly looks like a great solution to a problem many people have trying to set up a projector in a lounge.

    What projector are you using with it?

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    Sanyo Z2 being fed a 720p singal from a HCPC, out of the box it looks fantastic :)

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    I don't think you can beat htpc for the ultimate in playback.

    Having siad that, I did see a Pioneer 868 produce a stunning picture on the Sim2 Link via HDMI which did have the edge on the htpc we compared it against. That's not to say the htpc couldn't be tweaked further though, but the Pioneer/link combo was a revelation.

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    Well I can't afford a new DVD player so I have to make do with my HCPC ;)

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