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Screen - black border or not?

Discussion in 'Projectors, Screens & Video Processors' started by seb4213, May 16, 2005.

  1. seb4213

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    Just wondering whether I should go for a projector screen with a black border or not and if it would affect the viewing experience if I just went for a plain white one?

    What have other people got on here?
     
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    The majority of home cinema projector users favour a screen with a black border.

    It does seem to enhance picture quality and is useful for hiding any overspill of light or any slight keystone problems can be hidden in the border.

    Jeff
     
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    Just got one with and it seems to frame the picture which makes you feel like you are watching a really big TV!!
     
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    I think I'll go for one with then, the only black bordered ones I've seen seem to be 180cm across and I'm really after 190, but I'm sure I could compromise!
     
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    Having had both, my preference is definitely for a black border.
     

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