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How Much Extra Top Drop Do I Actually Get From A VMAX Dual Projector Screen?

Elite Screens' Blog Team

Elite Screens' Blog Team

Rather than assume, it’s always best to get your measurements from the source. In this case, a customer is installing a VMAX Dual (alternating 16:9 and 2.35:1 aspect ratio screen materials), and wants to make sure.

*The discussion below is based on actual chat transcripts with the omission of any personal/confidential material to protect the customer’s privacy. An example in this case is to change the contact’s identification name/number to “Customer” or a generic name.



[18:00]        Rick: Hello, how may I help you.

[18:01] Customer: I am close to ordering a VMAX Dual model VMAXT117C94H-E16. With this screen ceiling mounted, will I be able to adjust the bottom of the screen location so that I can stop the screen deployment at a position less than fully down?

[18:04]        Rick: Yes, we can provide you with instruction on how to adjust the screen drop. Also if you are going to purchase the unit directly from us at , on checkout there is a customer note section that you can request the drop adjustment.

[18:06] Customer: OK, that is where I plan to order it. So I would need to specify what distance I would like from top of screen housing to bottom of bottom rod?

[18:08] Customer: Also, what is standard black drop size, and what is the additional drop in extended version?

[18:10]        Rick: the drop size is 16 inches and over drop of 71.6 inches

[18:12] Customer: sorry, just looking at spec sheet and I think I have found it. 516 is 16"drop, and there are also 20 and 24 inch drop. I think the 16" is fine for my installation.

[18:12] Customer: Sorry about mistype on 516, SB E16

[18:14] Customer: One more point of clarification. The standard drop is 8", so the E16 is 16" or 8+16 = 24?

[18:15]        Rick: the standard model is 8 " drop the E16 is only 16" in total

[18:15]        Rick: We try to keep this straight forward to avoid confusion.

[18:16] Customer: OK got it. Thank you. I think that is all I have for now.

[18:16] Customer: Cheers!

[18:16]        Rick: You’re welcome, It was my pleasure to help.