Why Not Build Your Own Elite Screen

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Doing your own screen design is neither weird or unusual. Regardless if it’s a professional installer or a DIY who knows what to do, building your own screen is a great project and Elite has the materials you need to get the job done.

Here are the links used in the discussion:

CineWhite® screen material purchase site: http://shop.elitescreens.com/ezframescreenfrontprojectionmaterial.aspx

*The discussion below is based on actual chat transcripts with the omission of any personal/confidential material to protect the customer’s privacy. An example in this case is to change the contact’s identification name/number to “Customer” or a generic name.



  • 11:05:53 AM       Customer – Hi
  • 4:00:00 PM                Johnny – Thank you for contacting Sales department. This is Johnny, how may I help you?
  • 11:06:06 AM       Customer – Hi Johnny
  • 11:06:32 AM       Customer – Looking for Cinewhite screen material (without frame).  I see you have a 165″ size.
  • 11:07:02 AM              Johnny – So just the material? Are you building your own?
  • 11:07:27 AM       Customer – Yes. I’ll end up building the frame myself.
  • 11:08:26 AM              Johnny – Certainly, you can purchase from this link here: http://shop.elitescreens.com/ezframescreenfrontprojectionmaterial.aspx
  •  11:08:27 AM      Customer – Do you sell material by itself?
  • 11:08:34 AM              Johnny – We do.
  • 11:08:52 AM       Customer – And how do I get shipping size/weight details?
  • 11:10:23 AM              Johnny – It  would weigh 11lbs., and typically goes USPS or UPS.
  • 11:11:48 AM       Customer –  That works,Thanks.
  • 11:13:53 AM              Johnny – Full specs are as follows.  165″ is 11 lbs. LxWxH 87x4x4″
  • 11:14:00 AM              Johnny – for the packing dims
  • 11:14:22 AM              Johnny – Would you require assembly tips?
  • 11:15:26 AM       Customer – No, I’ve done this before. I frame up like a large artist canvas with sunken internal joists to keep it all flat.  I will wrap the edges and secure it.
  • 11:15:36 AM              Johnny – Sounds like a fun project.  I hope you send pictures.  We show projects like this on our website.
  • 11:15:41 AM       Customer – I sure will.  Thanks again for the help.
  • 11:15:48 AM       Customer – I’ll go through the sales site like I did last time. So long for now.
  • 11:15:54 AM              Johnny – I appreciate the call.  Thank you for choosing Elite Screens.
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