$3,138 as reviewed
AT A GLANCE
Exquisite color rendering
Solid black level with
a tremendous sense of image depth
Glare-free viewing with sensible ambient light level
Pricey compared with Elite’s traditional screen materials, though in line with or cheaper than some other ALR solutions
No misgivings apply to this multi-layer, firm-surfaced material. Every atom of detail in the source reflects back with seemingly free, bonus lumens. If there’s color shift at extreme angles, it’s only measureable, not noticeable.
High light-output capabilities and receding prices in the DLP and LCD projector camps have recently broadened the application possibilities for two-piece projection video. One facet of design garnering prominent attention from screen manufacturers is ambient light rejection (ALR) technology, which allows a projector/screen combo to function as the big-screen TV in a multipurpose room the way a flat-panel TV might—though at a potentially much larger size.