103" Diagonal Ultra Short Throw Projector ALR Screens
103″ Screen Viewing Distance: THX’s recommended viewing distance from screen surface to eyes when seated for a 103-inch diagonal 16:9 aspect ratio projection screen is 11.5 feet (about 138 inches) for full immersion, while their max recommended viewing distance is 16.2 feet (about 194 inches). SMPTE’s maximum recommended viewing distance for a 103-inch diagonal screen is 14.0 feet (about 168 inches).
103″ Image Width and Height: The rectangular dimensions for an exactly 103-inch diagonal 16:9 aspect ratio projected image onto a perfectly-flat, vertical wall are 89.8 inches wide by 50.5 inches high.
103" Wall-Mounted, Fixed-Frame UST CLR Screens
Designed specifically to pair with an ultra short throw projector in a light-controlled or darkened room, Elite Screens and their subsidiary brand Akia Screens both offer wall-mounted, fixed-frame 103-inch diagonal CLR (Ceiling Light Rejecting) projection screens which produce contrast levels that are up to 100 times greater than standard matte white screens. Each of them are delivered to your home unassembled, so you and a helper will need to properly assemble it, align it with the projected image, and permanently mount it to the wall behind your UST projector.
The top-of-the-line Elite Screens AR103H-CLR Aeon CLR Series [manufacturer’s link] [available at Amazon] is an Edge-Free Ceiling Light Rejecting wall-mounted, fixed-frame projection screen with an ultra-thin 0.4″ frame width that utilizes 0.6 gain StarBright CLR material which absorbs up to 95% of overhead lighting and provides the widest-possible 180° viewing angle. An LED back-lighting kit is included. Screen dimensions after assembly are 90″ wide by 51″ high by 1.3″ deep, and it weighs about 25 pounds. Shipping dimensions are 61.5″ x 12″ x 11.5″.
The step-down Elite Screens AR103H-CLR3 Aeon CLR 3 Series [manufacturer’s link] [available at Amazon] utilizes slightly-higher 0.8 gain CLR 3 material which absorbs up to 90% of overhead lighting, provides a 170° wide viewing angle, and also includes an LED back-lighting kit. Screen dimensions after assembly are 90″ wide by 51″ high by 1.3″ deep, and it weighs 21.1 pounds. Shipping dimensions are 62.6″ x 11″ x 9.1″.
Don’t care about the LED back-lighting kit? The Akia Screens AK-NB103H-CLR3 [manufacturer’s link] [available at Amazon] also uses 0.8 gain CLR 3 material, absorbs up to 90% of overhead light, and provides a 170° wide viewing angle.