Need advice for projector and screen solution

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e.pel...@gmail.com

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May 31, 2017, 10:06:01 AM5/31/17
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Hello,

we are planning several shows were big projection screen would be used as a background, but I am new to these solutions, so I need some advice.

Requirements for screen:
size - ~7m x ~4x (~22ft x ~13ft)
rear projection
view angle - >120° (because people will be as near as 6m)
screen need to be compatible to projector with ultra short throw lens (as I understood not all can do that?)
screen need to be portable


Requirements for projector:
need to be compatible with ultra short throw lens (space in the back is limited - 4-5m)

and with projector there is a lot of other questions:
which technology is better - DLP (issue - rainbow effect) or LCD (issue - screen door effect, dead pixels)?
how many lumens I need for big screen with no other light/small lights on scene for clear background?
why projectors contrast vary from 1000:1 to 1000000+:1? Or is it no big deal?
which projector light technology is better? Is it worth to change metal-halide lamps or is it better to use laser technology?


I found only scraps of information about big rear projection screen so I would appreciate any information about that.

Also I found projectors variety in technologies used for lighting, image forming and other parameters combinations overwhelming for new guy so I would really appreciate if You could share Your knowledge and experience.

kd5...@endofnet.com

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Jun 2, 2017, 8:44:23 AM6/2/17
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You can use mirrors to increase the "distance" of the throw.

e.pel...@gmail.com

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Jun 8, 2017, 2:44:37 AM6/8/17
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On Friday, June 2, 2017 at 3:44:23 PM UTC+3, kd5...@endofnet.com wrote:
> You can use mirrors to increase the "distance" of the throw.

I need this for mobile show, which will be assembled and disassembled every time so mirror set up would just add additional work.
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