When your screen size, projector, and room information are available, the Screen Material Wizard displays a set of materials that will produce a minimum required system contrast ratio of 30:1, the equivalent of an image reproduced in a dark-room theater or studio. This simplifies the selection process, giving you confidence that you have selected the appropriate material for your application.
How To Use It
Enter all the related information about your screen, and the room where it will reside.
Make sure to appropriately measure the ambient light hitting the surface of the screen, or where it will eventually reside, in your room. This can be done with the following light meter apps: ( iPhone | Android )
After you have accurately entered all information, the results table will display a set of material results based on the values that you input in the room information fields. Materials marked in GREEN will produce a minimum of 30:1 contrast ratio, the equivalent of an image produced in a dark-room theater. Materials in GRAY will produce less than 30:1 contrast ratio.