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ImpactSuper Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green)
 
4.4

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (29)
  • Easy to use (22)
  • Compact (15)
  • Good color value (15)
  • Durable (12)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (19)
  • In the studio (14)
  • General purpose (12)
  • Portraits (11)
  • Home movies (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (11), Business owner (10), Pro photographer (9), Enthusiast (6), Professional artist (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (41)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Far exceded expectations!

I work for a web development company starting to work in video. I've been a serious video hobbyist for several years now. For the price, I was incredibly impressed with how easy it...Read complete review

I work for a web development company starting to work in video. I've been a serious video hobbyist for several years now. For the price, I was incredibly impressed with how easy it was to set up, and pull a great key even in terrible lighting. With $40 worth of shop lights and a fill reflector (white foam board) from [@], I was able to set up a 3-point system and pull a perfect key on a female subject with long hair! WOW!Very impressed, highly recommend to anyone looking to do interviews, standard "man-in-front-of-a-green-screen", and other forms of video production.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Cheap and cheerful

Needed a green screen for customer projects.

Great size, good fabric, liked the compact format when folded

Not very well made (mine split at the seem between the...Read complete review

Needed a green screen for customer projects.

Great size, good fabric, liked the compact format when folded

Not very well made (mine split at the seem between the floor runner and the main section). Need a backdrop stand to get the most out of it. You can lean it against the wall and it's fine but it's better supported by a stand.

Overall a good buy for the occasional shoot - probably wont impress your client tho'

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4.0

good folding frame but Support Stand a must

By Goodebar

from Tampa

About Me Hobbyist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Unwieldy

Best Uses

  • Home Movies
  • In The Studio

Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

I purchased this background for its size but was not sure whether the frame wouls stand by itself. The frame unfolds to a large square with rounded corners, so it definitely needs a background support system. I also used a small portable steamer to remove the wrinkles, especially the bottom part which unwraps once opened. It takes two people to handle the backround fram and a support system.

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4.0

Impressive on my first try

By Kris Z MVP Photography

from Orlando, Fl

About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

      The screen seems well made. I have only used it twice,so it is still up in the air how long it will last. Set up was quick and the screen stood up against a wall all day without collapse. The only real issue in the wrinkles on the 16' extension part. This did not effect the days shooting but if you need a super clean backdrop, this is not for you...

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      4.0

      Background

      By Graphics GURU

      from Fort Worth, TX

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

      The background is awesome!!!!

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      4.0

      Pretty decent little portable deal!

      By JBurt

      from Manassas, VA

      About Me Hobbyist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Movies
        • In The Studio

        Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

        This screen does the trick for small green screen needs. Sets up nicely and lights evenly so long as you steam some of the wrinkles out. Tends to wrinkle quite a bit when collapsed into it's portable form.

        Only wish is that it was a little wider for shooting video in horizontal format... Once we had set it up for a waist-up dialogue shot on a seated person and the screen/subject/camera were distanced for the best lighting, there were areas without greens screen coverage on the left and right sides of the shot. Not a huge deal, but it would be nice if it were just a bit wider.

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        2.0

        Needs separate support and wrinkles easily

        By Darren

        from Queensland, Australia

        About Me Business Owner, Hobbyist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poor Performance
          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

          • In The Studio

          Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Blue):

          This was bought for a permanent studio. The images and text suggest that it is self-supporting, which is not true. Wrinkles are also still quite noticable even though the frame exerts some force to pull them out.The storage bag started tearing on the first time we put the background away and the background itself doesn't look overly sturdy.Overall, this wasn't worth the money.

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          5.0

          Exactly What I Wanted

          By Ben Behind the Camera

          from Branford, CT

          About Me Professional Artist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

            Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

            This product is great! Perfect for what I wanted it for. It can be difficult the first time you try to fold it back into a smaller size, but after that it is simple to put up and put away. It comes a bit wrinkled so I had to steam it. Other than that its a great price for an ideal green screen!

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            5.0

            Green Screen

            By Bob

            from Connecticut

            Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

            The Impact Super Collapsible Green Screen is an affordable product and worth having for every film/video production.

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            4.0

            Easy and quick

            By Joel

            from Norristown, PA

            About Me Business Owner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • In The Studio

              Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

              I use this product for stand up talking heads. It's very quick and easy to set up, and the frame works to help pull wrinkles out of the main screen. The floor cloth is useful, but easily wrinkled and there is no good way of folding the cloth into the background that keeps it from being smashed in there and wrinkled. Overall though, very handy.

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              5.0

              Great to stand up against a wall

              By Dave the new to green screen

              from Columbia, SC

              About Me Professional Artist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact Design
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Complex Projects
                • In The Studio

                Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                This is an easy pop up green screen. I have used it at my home office and my work office. It is easy to transport. My work office has a 14 foot wall and with the skirt, the whole wall is covered.

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                3.0

                Buy and Iron or Steamer

                By James

                from Philadelphia, PA

                About Me Professional Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                • Poor Design

                Best Uses

                • Remote Studio

                Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                This is my second collapsible screen with a sweep attached.

                Cons:

                Wrinkles easily

                Seams Rip After Time

                Pros:

                Decent Mobile Screen

                Summary: bring extra clamps, an iron or steam cleaner to easily smooth out wrinkles.

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                5.0

                Great backdrop, exceed expectations

                By trueGODtv

                from Atlanta, GA

                About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Complex Projects
                  • Home Movies
                  • In The Studio

                  Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                  This is the second green screen we have purchased, and the best. We read the reviews before purchasing, and agree, that it was bigger than when hoped. We shot conformably 2 person shots, an active evangelist (moving to and fro, with his hands waving) and was able to contain in the backdrop. It to a moment to figure how to fold it back again, but that went fine as well. We look forward to using it on a lot of future shoots.

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                  5.0

                  In house

                  By Joyce Hemker

                  from Lake Charles, La

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                      This background screen was purchased for teachers to create and teach webinars and make videos for the Parish's teachers in our schools. It is the easiest screen to set up and take down. We have several ladies using this one screen, will more than likely purchase each of them one.

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                      5.0

                      Far exceded expectations!

                      By Panik

                      from Gadsden, AL

                      About Me Business Owner, Film Student, Hobbyist

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Large
                      • Lightweight
                      • Professional Quality

                      Cons

                      • None

                      Best Uses

                      • Commercials
                      • Independent Films
                      • Interviews
                      • Webreview Videos

                      Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                      I work for a web development company starting to work in video. I've been a serious video hobbyist for several years now. For the price, I was incredibly impressed with how easy it was to set up, and pull a great key even in terrible lighting. With $40 worth of shop lights and a fill reflector (white foam board) from [@], I was able to set up a 3-point system and pull a perfect key on a female subject with long hair! WOW!Very impressed, highly recommend to anyone looking to do interviews, standard "man-in-front-of-a-green-screen", and other forms of video production.

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                      • No

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Easy to use

                      By KHS Media

                      from Texas

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                      Used by students and very convienent for them and durable

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                      4.0

                      Good, affordable chroma key

                      By Emil Karlsson

                      from NYC

                      About Me Business Owner, Film Student, Hobbyist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Highly Compatible

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home Movies
                        • Independent Films
                        • In The Studio

                        Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                        We use it for smaller in-house productions where the chroma key does not have to "perfect".
                        Dont get me wrong, for the price you get great chroma key screen but the only thing is that there is not space enough to get people walking.

                        Recommended for smaller productions.

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                        5.0

                        Huge!

                        By Kevin

                        from Vallejo CA

                        Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                        This green screen is awesome. I got it really fast. And I don't know why I didn't expect it, but this screen is huge. It was hard to fold at first, but it's just something to get use to.

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                        5.0

                        Very large and works great!

                        By MCP

                        from Tucson, AZ

                        About Me Professional Artist

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Professional Quality

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • In The Studio

                          Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                          I was impressed with the size of this background. You can almost use it two ways. Backwards when you don't need to worry about the floor (feet) showing, this way the frame holds the fabric tight and there are minimal wrinkles. When you need the floor extension just place small pieces of gaffers tape around the edge to hold the fabric taunt – that seemed to work well at reducing the wrinkles.

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                          4.0

                          Great product but hard to fold for stora

                          By Bob

                          from Colorado

                          About Me Hobbyist

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Improves Performance
                          • Lightweight
                          • Professional Quality

                          Cons

                          • Poor Design

                          Best Uses

                          • In The Studio

                          Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                          Used for photography

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                          4.0

                          Great purhase so far!

                          By Pret

                          from Milwaukee

                          About Me Film Teacheradvisor

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact Design
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • In The Studio

                            Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                            Primarily used for students learning to green screen video for school productions. We have a large screen with a stand and clamps, but it sags a bit in the middle of the bar and putting it up and down is a pain. This fits our needs perfectly. The spring load keeps it nice and tight for shooting, and although putting it back in the case is a challenge until you get the hang of it, the mobility factor is great. Just wish it came two sided (green/blue) like the smaller ones.

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            The best portable green screen solution

                            By Buckdarmha

                            from West Coast

                            About Me Business Owner, Director, DP, Producer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • In The Studio

                              Comments about Super Collapsible Background - 8 x 16' (Chroma Green):

                              This is the third Impact 8x16 collapsible I've purchased – one for a client, and a black and now green for me. They are well constructed, easy to set up and tear down, easy to transport, and the greens key cleanly. The long skirt lets you shoot a full body portrait in a very small space. I use a pair of On-Stage speaker stands that fold into a bag to suspend the background – they're super light but built to hold heavy audio speakers so they aren't going to fall over.

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