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ImpactCollapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green)
 
4.5

(based on 49 reviews)

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Pros

  • Lightweight (24)
  • Durable (20)
  • Good color value (19)
  • Easy to use (17)
  • Professional quality (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • General purpose (15)
    • Indoors (15)
    • In the studio (11)
    • Portraits (8)
    • Complex projects (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (10), Pro photographer (8), Professional artist (6), Business owner (4), Photo enthusiast (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (28)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Versatile, mobile, good value

    I was in search of an inexpensive green screen that was portable and found this bundle of a collapsible, reversible green/blue screen that seemed to fit my needs, and it came bundled with...Read complete review

    I was in search of an inexpensive green screen that was portable and found this bundle of a collapsible, reversible green/blue screen that seemed to fit my needs, and it came bundled with its own stand, how perfect.

    Well the stand wasn't designed specifically for the green screen. More on that later, (there is a separate review on the stand)

    The screen comes in a durable looking fabric carrying case. Unzip the case and removing the screen is straight forward. The screen has a strong flex-steel frame that pops open easily. It is covered with a canvas like material, blue on one side, green on the other. The fabric is a little coarser than I expected and I was afraid that the wrinkles would be apparent and cause a problem. I envisioned trying to iron or steam the fabric before being able to use it.

    I have since shot three short videos using this screen that I edited using Adobe Premiere Elements and everything worked perfectly. I am very happy with this choice. The only real problem I had was collapsing the screen to pack it away. I think it took me about 10 tries to get it right. The flex-steel frame is quite stiff (as it should be) and it will take practice to turn the corners in so that the frame forms three coils of the SAME size to achieve the properly sized round shape to fit back into the zippered case. Any instruction sheet with illustrations would have been really handy.

    The stand arrived in a separate box. The clips don't easily grasp the green screen. This is because the screen's frame is flex-steel that is about 1/2" wide, but, with a little effort it is doable. I quickly realize that the screen is too heavy for the stand to support from the side. That's when I realize that the hole on the other end of the boom is probably meant to be an anchor point for some type of counterweight ( a newbie issue).

    The stand appears to be well made and is probably excellent for the use it was designed for. I expect to find it useful for a number of things. It would be great if there were a bag for carrying it or perhaps an optional case.

    The cons were the parts coming loose in shipping and the lack of an instruction sheet with a parts assembly and breakdown diagram. The user is left to discovery everything on their own.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Fabric is not so good.

    We use this outdoor usually for mobile keying of medium size objects and people from the waist up (the size doesn't let you easily to full body, although it's not impossible).Read complete review

    We use this outdoor usually for mobile keying of medium size objects and people from the waist up (the size doesn't let you easily to full body, although it's not impossible).

    Pro: It's easy to collapse and stores at a good size. Blue on one side and green on the other - which has been useful a couple times.

    Con: Still kind of floppy when open, so it takes two people to hold it flat enough to get even lighting. The fabric has wrinkles that are hard to get rid of. Our copy had little white water spots on the blue side, which was annoying. Seems like more attention needs to be paid to the fabric if this product were to improve.

    Overall, great portable greenscreen for the price. But you have to clean it up and iron it a bit.m Nowhere near perfect. If you have more money, get something else.

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    5.0

    Really great

    By Josh

    from Houston

    About Me Hobbyist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Highly Compatible
    • Lightweight
    • Professional Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • In The Studio

      Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

      Love this backdrop. surprisingly really good quality.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Collapsible Background - Honest Review

      By A.Bell

      from Raleigh, NC

      About Me Business Owner

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Complex Projects
        • Home Movies
        • In The Studio

        Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

        Hi,

        I use the Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green) for my video broadcasting. I like how there aren't a bunch of wrinkles on this product and if there are any, they are easily taken out The only thing that isn't great about this product is that it takes some getting used to when folding it up.

        Thnaks
        A. Bell

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        4.0

        Works like a charm!

        By Thomas Wolf

        from Brentwood, TN

        About Me Professional Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Highly Compatible
        • Improves Performance
        • Lightweight
        • Portable
        • Professional Quality

        Cons

        • Container Bag Rips Easily

        Best Uses

        • Complex Projects
        • Home Movies
        • Independent Films
        • In The Studio

        Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

        This blue screen/green screen hybrid collapsible background is an amazingly helpful. Not only is it blue on one side, and green on the other, but it's 100% cotton, so it absorbs a lot of the light a doesn't give off much of a specular. Lastly, it's incredibly portable! The only complaint I really have is that the bag it came with got a little tear when I was trying to put the background back in the bag. Other than that, this is an absolutely great product!

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        • No

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        4.0

        Straight forward with great results

        By rpskk

        from Pittsburgh, PA

        About Me Professional Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Professional Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • In The Studio

          Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

          I got this product for a specific shoot in NY, it worked like a charm. You must know how to light and use a chroma for optimal results.

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          5.0

          Good product, Good price

          By 00707 NYC

          from NYC NY

          About Me Business Owner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Big Enough
          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Professional Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • In The Studio
            • On Location

            Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

            I use this for "tabletop" blue screen (or green)
            and talking heads that are getting comped into a new BG
            the quality is good and I love that it is big enough to get the screen back far enough to eliminate the "contamination" issue!

            I also love the versatility of the reversible green/blue.

            folding is easy once you "get it" ...it takes 5 seconds!
            (if you have ever folded a band saw blade, it's the same process)

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            • No

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            5.0

            Just used it this morning - works GREAT

            By BigD99

            from Dallas,TX

            About Me Hobbyist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Performance
            • Lightweight
            • Professional Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Complex Projects
              • Home Movies
              • In The Studio

              Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

              Great color - great size - no issues - well maybe a tiny one - figuring out how to get it back into the bag - took a few tries - and finally got it back in bag. Will be using it again soon!

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              5.0

              Awesome product

              By Nelson & Son photography

              from Reno, NV

              Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

              Works as describes. It takes a few try's to get it folded back up. I have used it at a couple of photo shoots and it's been great.

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              5.0

              excellent and portable

              By Chris

              from NeeYork

              Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

              Best green-blue screen pack. very affordable and the size is enormous. the fabric is vibrant and it does not wrinkle easy.

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              5.0

              Awesome-just what I needed

              By Bella757

              from New Orleans, LA

              About Me Professional Artist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Highly Compatible
              • Improves Performance
              • Lightweight
              • Professional Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Movies
                • Independent Films
                • In The Studio

                Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                Although it took some time to figure out how to bend it back down :) - this worked excellent for me. I needed to tape actors auditions (including my own) and was very delighted at how well this worked for me. I only need the blue side but the green I'm sure will come in handy one day.

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                5.0

                portable

                By dmpprod

                from NYC

                Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                Meets all my needs!

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                5.0

                Super chrome key result for Sony PMW350K

                By Omer Eris

                from Istanbul, TR

                About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Easy To Use
                • Highly Compatible

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Complex Projects
                  • In The Studio

                  Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                  Super chrome key result for Sony PMW350K footage's.

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                  • Yes

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                  4.0

                  good price

                  By fbarr

                  from Akron, Ohio

                  About Me Pro videographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact Design
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Highly Compatible
                  • Lightweight
                  • Professional Quality

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Complex Projects
                    • Independent Films
                    • In The Studio

                    Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                    I needed a mobile chroma setup. It's a good size for one person maybe two, horizontally. I bought them as a kit. The kit needs more versatile stand.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    love it, works for me

                    By joey

                    from los angeles ca

                    About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact Design
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Highly Compatible
                    • Improves Performance
                    • Lightweight
                    • Professional Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Complex Projects
                      • Independent Films
                      • In The Studio

                      Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                      This product is great! I've used it so much since I got it! I can see myself using it all the time.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Gear green screen

                      By Smiller

                      from New York cuty

                      About Me Professional Artist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • In The Studio

                        Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                        Sturdy and easy to store. No wrinkles makes it easy to edit.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Great!

                        By James

                        from Chicago

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attaches Securely
                        • Durable
                        • Good Color Value
                        • Lightweight
                        • Long-Lasting

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • General Use
                          • Indoors

                          Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                          Works as advertised!

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          compact, easy to use

                          By muaphotogal

                          from Illinois

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use
                            • Indoors
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                            This is easy to use, and it is convenient. The drop pops up and folds down quickly (though the folding it down was a bit of work the first time!). The package keeps it clean and makes it very simple to transport.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Excellent!

                            By VideoJoe

                            from New York, NY

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Good Color Value
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long-Lasting

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                                A third of the price of more expensive models and just as good!

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                                4.0

                                More than I expected...

                                By TyMcFly

                                from St. Louis, MO

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • General Use
                                  • Indoors
                                  • Portraits
                                  • Special Events

                                  Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                                  Still haven't taken it out for a whirl (the only reason I don't give it its fifth star), but I was pleasantly surprised at how durable it seemed and how tight it pulled. Seems to be just what I was looking for as far as screens go. Definitely like the double-sided-ness, too.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  It's What I Expected

                                  By ImageTenPhotography

                                  from Providence, RI

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Good Color Value
                                  • Light
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Powerful
                                  • Quick Setup

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Portraits

                                    Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                                    Great for head and shoulder shots of one person. Anything more and things get really tight. Keyed perfectly in my chromakey software with no detectible spill. Great price and well worth it! Quick setup and a great smaller version of the Impact 8x15 collapsible chromakey background.

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                                    5.0

                                    I agree with other comments

                                    By patsy

                                    from New York

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Good Color Value

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • General Use

                                      Comments about Impact Collapsible Background - 5 x 7' (Chroma Blue/Chroma Green):

                                      This background has a beautiful matte finish. Perfect for even lighting and postproduction.

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                                      • No

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