Tab-tensioned Electic Projector Screens are the pinnacle of electric wall/ceiling screens. They have the benefit of a wire tensioning system down the vertical edges of the screen, to ensure the viewing surface is pulled flat to optimise the projected image.
Extremely popular for home cinema viewing, and particularly useful on larger screens that are left in the down position, as it helps to stop screen curl at the edges.
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Why Tab Tensioned?
Tab-tensioned Electic Projector Screens are more expensive to purchase than standard electric wall screens. So why spend the extra money?
Tab tensioned projector screens are the pinnacle of electric wall/ceiling screens. They have the benefit of a wire tensioning system down the vertical edges of the screen, to ensure the viewing surface is pulled flat to optimise the projected image.
The nice flat surface also improves the picture quality Tab tensioned screens are a popular solution in home cinema environments where the customer is looking for a high-end theatre-level viewing experience.
They are also ideal if you are planning to mount your projector screen somewhere drafty, like in front of a window for example, or if you are inclined to leave the screen down most of the time. The tab tension feature keeps the screen nice and flat and prevents and curling around the edges of the screen.
We offer tab-tensioned projector screens from two trusted brands - Sapphire AV and Sahara.
Sapphire Tab Tensioned screens offer excellent value for money and come with a 3-year manufacturer's warranty. They are operated via infra-red and come complete with an InfraRed remote control, an IR extender so that the screen can be recessed or hidden out sight, and a 10m trigger kit, which allows you to automatically drop the screen when a projector is turned on, and hide the screen when the projector turns off. Sapphire also offers a recessed ceiling version is designed to be mounted flush to the ceiling to create a really discreet installation which looks fantastic in a home cinema environment.
Sahara Tab Tensioned screens are premium quality and come supplied with a quick mounting system and are operating with an inline wall switch. They are radio-frequency controlled.
Both brands are offered in various sizes and aspect ratios for optimal viewing. Choose the correct aspect ratio for your projectors' native resolution.
For home cinema full HD 1080P & 4K resultion projectors, choose 16:9 widescreen tab tensioned projector screens.
For WXGA and WUXGA projector resolutions choose 16:10 widescreen tab tensioned projector screens
For XGA projector resolution choose 4:3 video format tab tensioned projector screens.
Our Tab tensioned projector screens all come with fixings for wall or ceiling mounting.
Sapphire screens offer channel fix brackets which allow you to slide horizontally along the back of the channel to make installation simple.
Sahara Newline screens have a quick and safe mounting system.
The sapphire in-ceiling tab tensioned projector screens are designed to be mounted flush to the ceiling to create the illusion of the screen appearing from no-where. These are more tricky to install and we recommend professional installation.
Widescreen 16:916:9 Widescreen Electric Tab Tensioned Wall Screens
FOR 1080P & 4K UHD PROJECTOR RESOLUTIONS
• Typically used for Home cinema and full HD viewing
Widescreen 16:1016:10 Widescreen Electric Tab Tensioned Wall Screens
FOR WXGA & WUXGA PROJECTOR RESOLUTIONS
• Typically used in offices or educational settings
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FOR XGA PROJECTOR
• Most common in older business projectors