Which projector screen is best? Browse the best electric projector screens with our helpful reviews below
Product reviews of the best electric projector screens
We spent over 70 hours testing 40 different models of motorised electric projector screens to come up with the best electric projectors models based on quality of the screen, ease of installation, reliability of motor and effectiveness of remote control.
The Elite Screens Evanesce B Electric Projector Screen is our top pick. It features a thick screen, it was simple to install and it had a good motor with silent operation.
The Vonhaus Projector Screen has a stylish look and is ideal for both home and office settings.
Read on to learn more about the other motorised electric projector screens that made our list of the best electric projector screens.
Evanesce B Electric Projector Screen Review – 91%
One of the best electric projector screens, this is a large screen with a 100 inches diagonal length. It also features an extra drop of 12 inches.
Like the ReaseJoy 120” Diagonal Matte White Electric Projector Screen, it has a black back – preventing light penetration for a better quality images.
When used with a high-quality projector, it is possible to view images in 4K on this product.
We liked the design of the Elitescreens. It is sleek and stylish and has a moisture resistant casing for added durability.
The tubular motor offers a quiet operation and is strongly manufactured.
This electric projector screen also features both infrared and radio frequency remotes for easy controlling from a distance.
However, we did find that after repeated use of the screen that it can get jammed sometimes.
Duronic 133/169 HD Projector Screen Review – 90%
This one features a matte white finish that allows users to view images in HD and 3D. Its large screen makes it ideal for an office set up.
We found it simple to install and it uses an effective motor. The construction of the screen is thick to help reduce waving and also adds durability.
The Duronic features a 1.1 gain, and a 16:9 aspect ratio.
This means images in HD will fit the screen neatly creating a more satisfactory viewing experience. The downside is that the motor tends to get jammed.
120” Electric Motorized Projector Screen Review – 90%
This projector screen is as large as the ReaseJoy 120” Diagonal Matte White Electric Projector Screen with a 120 inch diagonal.
It also features 3 cm black edges for enhanced contrast and the screen comes in 3 layers giving it high performance and durability.
The motor has a silent operation and the screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio for high quality images. We also found it to be very simple to install.
However like the Luxburg 100-inch 3D electric motorized Projection Screen, there is still some waving when the screen is fully extended.
100” 3D electric motorized Screen Review – 90%
This screen is also 100 inches in diagonal and is large enough to provide users with an enhanced viewing experience.
It also features a high quality 3-layer design. The front has spherical glass beads that reflect the light, resulting in high quality images.
We found the BPS 20 to work well with various different projector models. The sides and back of the screen are black, preventing light penetration and enhancing contrast.
It has sliding brackets which make it simple to install and one of the best electric projector screens.
However, there is still some waving when the screen is fully extended.
Duronic EPS 119/169 HD projector Screen Review – 90%
The 119-inch screen size of the Duronic EPS 119/169 makes it ideal for both home and office used.
There is very little light lost due to the 16:9 aspect ratio and the black edges help to enhance focus and contrast. It features a self-locking mechanism making it easier to adjust the height of the screen.
There is also minimal light reflection as a result of the 1.1 gain factor. This motorised electric projector screen is less affected by jamming and we found the remote control to be quite effective.
However, the white matte finish was a little bit grainy which meant the images were not always very clear.
Allcam PCW92ME 92 inch HD Projector Screen Review – 90%
The Allcam has a 92-inch screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio. It features a special technology that makes it both flame resistant and mildew resistant.
This screen also makes it possible to view 3D movies. The back is black to prevent light penetration and the edges are also black for enhanced color contrast.
We found installing the Allcam PWC92ME to be simple and we liked the simple to operate quite operating motor.
However like the ReaseJoy 120” Diagonal Matte White Electric Projector Screen, the metal casing is not very strong and dents easily.
Duronic EPS92/169 Electric Projector Screen Review – 83%
This projector screen has a matte white screen that provides high quality, clear images. It is also quite thick for durability and has a simple and effective motor.
We found that unlike the Elite Screens Evanesce B Electric Projector Screen, it doesn’t get jammed often.
Installing is simple and provides a tight and secure fit. However, sometimes the remote control doesn’t work, requiring the user to press more than once to complete the action – we found this a little frustrating.
120” Diagonal Matte White Projector Screen Review – 83%
This motorised electric projector screen features a dual wall and ceiling installation design that allows for a tight and secure fit.
It has a matte white screen which diffuses light and dispels glare. This screen also has 4 black borders that act to increase focus and quality.
The back of the material is black which prevents light from penetrating. This results in clearer images. The electric motor is high quality and features silent operation and comes with a durable build.
The metal casing however is not very strong and dents easily.
Vonhaus Projector Screen Review – 80%
This projector screen has a multipurpose design. Its 90-inch screen makes it ideal for both office use and home use. The Vonhaus has a thick screen and the 16:9 aspect ratio creates an enhanced viewing experience.
It also has a 1.1 grain factor for minimal light reflection. The edges of the screen are black for enhanced contrast, resulting in clearer images.
However, we didn’t like that the screen had waves when fully extended.
Frequently asked questions
What Is Motorized Electric Projector Screens?
As the name suggests, a motorized electric projector screen comprises of a projector screen that is made from fabric.
The best quality projector screens feature up to 3 layers—a black PVC back layer, a white PVC fabric in the front and a terylene fabric in the middle.
The top white layer allows the projector screen to enhance the quality of the image.
These type of projector screens feature a motor that unrolls and releases the screen and also rolls to take it back up when not in use.
They do not feature a retention system and instead depends on the tension in the motor to hold the screen in place when fully extended.
What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Motorized Electric Projector Screens?
Perhaps the main benefit of buying a motorized electric projector screen is the convenience.
It makes things very simple allowing the user to extend the screen with the push of a button. With most high-quality models, the screen will automatically come down once the projector is turned on.
Second, they come in handy when the ceiling is high and in situations where it would prove difficult to set up a manual projector screen.
And then there’s that “wow factor’’ with motorized projector screens that create a feeling of sophistication and elegance.
One of the main drawbacks with motorized electric projector screens is that the motors do tend to get jammed and regular maintenance is in order.
This is not something that you do not need to concern yourself with when it comes to manual projector screens.
Motorized electric projector screens are also quite costly compared to manual projector screens owing to the greater number of parts and the technology involved.
What’s the Approximate Price Range for Motorized Electric Projector Screens?
Motorized electric projector screens come with varying prices depending on the quality of the product. It is possible to get a good quality affordable model such as the ReaseJoy 120” Matte white projector screen for just £63.45. Some models like the Elite screens acoustic pro 150” motorized electric projector screen costs £1,939.31.
What Should I Look for When Choosing a Motorized Electric Projector Screens?
The first thing you want to consider when buying a motorized electric projector screen is the size.
For an enhanced viewing experience, go for a large size but keep in mind the size of your wall and other obstacles that would get in the way of the viewing area.
For the best picture quality, the material that the projector screen is made of will be a great influence.
The material needs to also be at par with the room and thus 3 points need to be taken into account. First is the gain. More gain means more image brightness.
Second is the color. Often there are two options to choose from—white and a shade of gray. The gray screen can boost contrast making black colors more vivid. And lastly is the grit or texture. The finer it is the better and sharper the images.
Remember the motorized projector screen uses electricity and therefore needs to be placed at a convenient location close to a power source.
While they are not very difficult to install, motorized electric projector screens will often require you to have a professional install it and this brings with it extra costs.
What Is the Best Motorized Electric Projector Screens? Why Is It the Best?
The ReaseJoy 120” Matte white motorized electric projector screen is the best.
It features a grey screen which helps to diffuse the light and a dual wall and ceiling installation allows for a tight and robust fit.
What Is the Best Budget Motorized Electric Projector Screens? Why Is It the Best?
The Luxburg 100-inch motorized electric projector screen is the best budget screen.
It features a high-quality build with a triple layered fabric and the electric motor allows a silent operation.
What Is the Best Performance Motorized Electric Projector Screens?
The Elitescreens Evanesce B, 100-inch electric projector screen is the best performance screen.
It features a sleek high quality design and a moisture resistant aluminum casing.