Welcome to the FAQs for Smart Projector Paints, including Smart Projector Paint Pro, Smart Projector Paint and Smart Projector Paint Contrast. Below we have outlined the answers to the most commonly asked questions for these products.
How To Apply Projector Paint
You can apply any of our Projector Paints using a brush, a roller or a spray. Apply Projector Paint or Projector Paint Pro over a white primed or previously coated white surface. Roller application with a smooth roller such as mohair or foam is recommended.
How to paint a projector screen?
What safety points should be considered?
- In case of contact with skin, rinse skin with warm soapy water
- In case of contact with eyes, thoroughly rinse with clean water and seek medical advice
- Keep out of reach of children
- Ensure room is adequately ventilated during application and drying
- Contains max 12 g/l VOC
Smart Projector Paint Pro and Smart Projector Paint come ready to use in a 750ml tin. Each tin covers an area of 65ft² with two coats.
Smart Projector Paint Contrast comes in a two tin system, one base coat, and one topcoat. Each comes ready to use in a 750ml tin and each tin covers an area of 65ft² with two coats. Both tins must be installed in order for your surface to work correctly.
Are there different sizes available?
What is the best color to paint walls for projection?
Smart Projector Paint Contrast is available in dark grey (RAL 7046) and after application the wall will have a dark grey finish making the paint ideal for a home cinema screen or dimly lit rooms.
What type of projectors can be used with Smart Projector Paints?
What is the recommended lighting to use along Smart Projector Paints?
With Smart Projector Paint Pro and Smart Projector Paint, we recommend using reduced ambient lighting.
With Smart Projector Paint Contrast, we recommend using low ambient lighting.
How much light do Smart Projector Paints reflect at an angle of 90 degrees?
Smart Projector Paint reflects 7.4mW.
Smart Projector Paint Contrast reflects 1mW.
How To Use Projector Paint
Once applied to your wall, our Projector Paints are ready for use as a projection surface. Simply set up your projector as needed and aim towards the painted wall. Smart Projector Paints can be used with most projectors, including interactive projectors.
Smart Projector Paints are suitable for use on plaster, wall boards, wood, metal, and concrete. Smart Projector Paint Pro is suitable for outdoor projections. Smart Projector Paint and Smart Projector Paint Contrast are for indoor use only.
What is the best projector paint to use to create my projector screen wall?
Choose Smart Projector Paint Contrast for gaming, movies, home cinema screen or high contrast projection.
Choose Smart Projector Paint for day to day projection with standard projection equipment.
Choose Smart Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen for dual functionality.
Choose Smart Magnetic Whiteboard Wallpaper – Low Sheen for projection, whiteboard and magnetic functionality.
Can Smart Projector Paints be used to create a whiteboard surface?
What is the gain value of Smarter Surfaces projection paints?
Smart Projector Paint Pro has a gain value of 1.1 at a viewing angle of 140. It is our best performing projection product.
Smart Projector Paint has a gain value of 1.0 at a viewing angle of 140.
Smart Projector Paint Contrast has a gain value of 0.1 at a viewing angle of 120.
What is gain value?
Choose a higher gain value projection surface for brighter rooms with a narrow viewing angle – for example, conference rooms and classrooms. Avoid the issues of hotspotting and color shifts by not exceeding a 1.3 gain value.
Choose a lower gain value projection surface to create a home theatre effect in a darkened room. Grey projection surfaces tend to have lower gain values and higher light contrast ratings.
What surfaces can Smart Projector Paints be applied to?