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Projected Image Contrast Calculator

Projected Image Contrast Calculator

Use this powerful tool to see the impact of image size, screen gain and ambient light on image contrast.

Projected Image Contrast Calculator

For meeting rooms start with looking at 150 lux measured on-screen illuminance, then drop it to, say, 50 lux.

This demonstrates the startling fact: projected image contrast is entirely controlled by ambient light. In normal ProAV applications, projector contrast has no impact whatsoever.


Use this tool to understand why, if you can’t completely control ambient light, the use of ambient light rejecting (ALR) screens - namely dnp Supernova - is essential.

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