a ceiling light-rejecting front projection material designed specifically for tabletop-mounted ultra-short-throw projectors

StarBright CLR®

Ambient Light Rejecting Screens

StarBright CLR® is a ceiling light-rejecting front projection material designed specifically for tabletop-mounted ultra-short-throw projectors.  The StarBright CLR® features a multi-layer optical lens structure that absorbs off-axis light from above while providing a clear image. This allows the picture to be free from washing out the projected image.

Made in Taiwan

Gain

0.6

Viewing Angle

180°

Compatible Projection

Ultra Short Throw

Material Type

Ambient Light Rejecting (ALR/CLR®), Silver & Grey

Reflective Technology Type

Retro-Reflective

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  • StarBright CLR® ceiling light rejecting material absorbs up to 95% of overhead light
  • 100x contrast enhancement over standard matte white screens
  • Ultra wide 180° viewing angle allows viewers to spread out while maintaining a bright picture
  • Designed for table-top ultra-short-throw projectors
  • Project from within a short distance without shadowing the picture
  • Produces lifelike images with superb color fidelity
  • Capable of improving brightness, color, and contrast under ambient light conditions
  • Multi-layer optical structure filters out ceiling light for superior picture quality
  • Rigid material with Black-backing (non-opaque) enhances image brightness which allows for excellent reflectivity
  • Active 3D, 4K Ultra HD, and HDR Ready
  • Mildew resistant, screen surface can be cleaned with a microfiber cloth and water

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  • Ultra wide 180° viewing angle allows viewers to spread out while maintaining a bright picture
  • Designed for table-top ultra-short-throw projectors
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Q: I plan to purchase a CLR®/ CLR®2/ CLR® 3 material, but want to use a ceiling mounted UST projector. Can I flip and install the CLR/CLR2/CLR3 upside down to make this work?
Q: I plan to purchase a CLR®/ CLR®2/ CLR® 3 material, but want to use a ceiling mounted UST projector. Can I flip and install the CLR/CLR2/CLR3 upside down to make this work?

Ceiling mounted UST projector will not work with CLR®/ CLR® 2/ CLR® 3 flipped upside down because the material is specifically oriented to reject “absorb” lighting from above. In addition it is designed to properly accept tabletop mounted UST projector light and direct it to the viewer’s sweet spot. If the material is flipped upside down and there is overhead light, that light will not be rejected but instead reflected which would degrade the picture quality. In addition, the ceiling mounted UST projector light will still not likely align properly with the human eye to deliver the ideal “sweet-spot” picture performance.

Q: Can I use StarBright CLR® for a standard throw or short throw projector?
Q: Can I use StarBright CLR® for a standard throw or short throw projector?

No, the microstructure of the StarBright CLR® requires a minimum projector lens throw ratio 0.3x the image width

Q: How do I determine the direction of the CLR/CLR 2/CLR 3/ CLR 4 materials??
Q: How do I determine the direction of the CLR/CLR 2/CLR 3/ CLR 4 materials??

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Q: I have a new UST projector in my multi-purpose room with very good light control. Considering to buy a StarBright CLR®/CLR® 2/CLR® 3 or CineGrey 3D/5D® screen. What is the difference?
Q: I have a new UST projector in my multi-purpose room with very good light control. Considering to buy a StarBright CLR®/CLR® 2/CLR® 3 or CineGrey 3D/5D® screen. What is the difference?

CLR®/CLR®2/CLR®3 and CineGrey 3D/5D are Ceiling Ambient Light Rejection Screen fabrics, however the CLR fabrics are especially designed for Ultra Short Throw (UST) Projectors to reject ambient light. The CineGrey 3D/5D are typically made for standard “long-throw” projectors and require the projected light (angle in) to reflect (angle out) at the same angle to the viewer’s eyes, “sweet spot”.

Q: How about using any “CLR/ALR” (Cinegrey®3D/5D or Starbright CLR®/CLR® 2/CLR® 3) with a ceiling-installed UST/ST projector?
Q: How about using any “CLR/ALR” (Cinegrey®3D/5D or Starbright CLR®/CLR® 2/CLR® 3) with a ceiling-installed UST/ST projector?

Ceiling mounted UST projectors will not even work with Starbright CLR® materials because the material is specifically orientated to reject “ceiling light” or any type of lighting from above. This means that the screen will reject any overhead light, even from a compatible projector. Theoretically, you could invert the Starbright CLR® material to match with an inverted UST projector but the alignment will still not likely align properly with the human eye to deliver the ideal “sweet-spot” picture performance.

Q: I own an Aeon CLR/CLR2/CLR 3 fixed frame screen and notice a halo effect/light spill around the UST screen. How can I remedy this?
Q: I own an Aeon CLR/CLR2/CLR 3 fixed frame screen and notice a halo effect/light spill around the UST screen. How can I remedy this?

The steep light from an Ultra-Short Throw projector causes the halo effect and can spill light around the frame. There is no way to solve it, but it can be mitigated by painting your wall a darker color, or putting a velvet border around the screen frame.

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