Projector Screen

Projector Screen: How to Choose?

Buying a projector is not a cheap investment, and sometimes we are so delighted with the experience that this new product brings us that we forget that there are other accessories that help – and a lot – to improve and enhance the quality of the image.

The projector screens UK are the main of these accessories: With it, you can get more contrast and clarity using less of the projector.

Projector Screen

Below, we will analyze each of the 4 variables that we should check when buying a projection screen:

1) Style

Fixed screens – It has a solid frame behind the screen that serves as an attachment to them. It’s stretched and fastened at their ends – usually by specific fasteners – providing a stressed surface and consequently smoother images.

Retractable screens – Retractable screens are quite common in classrooms.

2) Size

Yes because it’s amazing to see everyone drooling over your 120-inch image and not because sometimes the size of your space does not hold such a large screen or enough distance for the projector to perform a quality image of this size, taking away all the comfort of those who are watching.

3) Format

Although there are several proportions of video formats currently 4: 3, 1.77: 1, 16: 9, 2.35: 1 among others – when we think of projection screens there are only three formats that really matter: 4: 3, 16: 9 and 2.40: 1.

Deciding what aspect ratio you should buy depends a lot on the type of media you use on your projector. If your primary use is watching movies, playing video games, or watching TV, buy a 16: 9 screen.

4) Screen material

After defining the type of screen we need, the format that best fits our needs and the size that fits right in our space, it’s time to identify what is the best material for an excellent projection.