Rear Projection Screen Surfaces

 

Rear Projection Screen Surfaces

Learn how you should select a rear projection screen surface and the different terms and criteria that relate to it.

Video Vision

A special coating process generates a screen ideal for video projection under controlled light conditions. Offers an exceptionally wide field of view so each audience member will observe a uniform, bright, sharp image with no color shift. Imaging Science Foundation approved. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant..

Viewing Angle: 55°
Gain: 1.0

DA-180

A neutral gray screen offering an on-axis gain of 1.8, the DA-180 is a coating well suited for applications whose viewing angles are not large but which can benefit from moderate screen gain. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 30°
Gain: 1.8

DA-230

An excellent choice where a balance between gain and viewing angle is needed. Ideal for situations with a high level of ambient light. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 25°
Gain: 2.3

Data Vision

An optical coating that is dark in appearance and produces a unity gain screen ideal for data projection. The special coating successfully rejects ambient light and maintains a high contrast level. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 24°
Gain: 1.0

Polacoat Ultra

Combines your choice of a Polacoat diffusion coating and a Fresnel lens for the ideal single image display. This design offers the best center to edge uniformity obtainable. Available in sizes up to 125" diagonal. Gain and viewing angle depend on the Polacoat diffusion coating selected. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle:
Gain:

Da-View

Profiled Type Display Screen
Offers a bright image at a relatively wide field of view perfect for single image display. This screen is a single element double profile cast acrylic with a back surface comprising a Fresnel lens and the front surface exhibiting an array of lenticulations. Fresnel grooves have a pitch of .5mm and the lenticulations have a .28 mm pitch. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 32°
Gain: 3.5

Wide Angle

Profiled Type Display Screen
This screen is a single element double profile cast acrylic with a back surface comprising a Fresnel lens and the front surface exhibiting an array of lenticulations. Fresnel grooves have a pitch of .19mm and the lenticulations have a .25 mm pitch. Offers a bright image at a relatively wide field of view perfect for single image display. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 32°
Gain: 3.5

Giant Screen

Profiled Type Display Screens
This screen is a single element optical system with two active lens surfaces. The back surface is a Fresnel lens with a pitch of .5 mm and the front surface is a lenticulation array with a pitch of 0.8 mm. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 21°
Gain: 3.0

Graphics Screen

Profiled Type Display Screen
This screen is a double element system with four active lens surfaces. The rear element includes a Fresnel lens towards the front surface. The front element consists of a lenticular lens array. The front side has a unique wide angle lenticular array with a pitch of .33 mm. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 32°
Gain: 3.5

Black Stripe Screen

Profiled Type Display Screen
This screen is a double element with four active lens surfaces. The rear element is a horizontal lenticular lens on the back with a Fresnel lens on the front side. The back of the front element is a lenticular lens array with a pitch of 1.04 mm to 1.2 mm. The front surface is a black stripe system covering 37% of the screen's surface for ambient light absorption. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 41°
Gain: 4.0

Da-Tex

Flexible Fabric Screen:

A translucent, neutral gray vinyl surface that offers high transmission and low reflectance values for optimal viewing. It yields excellent color rendition, image contrast and a wide viewing angle. Suitable for all types of rear projection. Ideally suited for both lace and grommet and snap button type screens. Material needs to be tensioned. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 30°
Gain: 1.8

High Contrast Da-Tex

High Contrast Da-Tex is a unity gain rear projection surface with a specially designed dark gray tint and is formulated to provide lower black levels for today's high output projectors. This surface features optical characteristics similar to rigid rear projection screens. Ideally suited for both lace and grommet and snap button screens used in portable applications. Surface requires tensioning due to its flexible nature.

Viewing Angle: 40°
Gain: 1.0

Dual Vision

Flexible Fabric Screen
A unity gain flexible projection fabric capable of both front and rear projection. The surface is ideal for video projection under controlled light conditions. With an exceptionally wide viewing cone, each seat in the audience will observe a uniform, bright, sharp image with no color shift. Surface needs to be tensioned. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 50°
Gain: 1.0

DA-100

A neutral gray screen that provides contrast, uniformity and color rendition ideally suited for high resolution applications. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 35°
Gain: 1.0

DA-150

A neutral gray screen well suited for multi-image displays where bend angles from some images may be severe. It makes a good choice for audiences with a wide seating arrangement. Screen surface can be cleaned with mild soap and water. Flame retardant and mildew resistant.

Viewing Angle: 32°
Gain: 1.5