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

(based on 57 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (28)

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    (24)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (30)
  • Easy to use (23)
  • Compact (16)
  • Good color value (15)
  • Professional quality (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Indoors (19)
  • In the studio (15)
  • General purpose (12)
  • Portraits (11)
  • Home movies (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Business owner (11), Semi-pro photographer (11), Pro photographer (9), Professional artist (7), Enthusiast (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (42)

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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5.0

Excellent blue screen at an excellent value!

By Sean with MacroMedia

from Columbia, SC

About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use
  • 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 Blue):

    I bought this to compliment my other screen which is the same green screen version by Impact. This blue screen is very functional and easy to set up and take down. BH Photo's price was the best out there and their speedy shipping had me up and running in a couple of days. Overall, I am very pleased with this screen and I would highly recommend it to anyone in need of a high quality, professional blue screen for their photography or videography work.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Exactly what we needed

    By SIF

    from Florida

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

    We generally shoot green screen volume sports and sometimes run up against a few teams with green uniforms. This gives us the ability to slide in a blue screen when necessary without having to take down our green screen. Only complaint would be the wrinkles, but that's why they make steamers!

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    4.0

    Wrinkles

    By 2mo

    from Mississippi

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

    Good quality. Wrinkles easily.

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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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    • No

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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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        • No

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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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            • No

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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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              • No

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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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                  • No

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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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                    • No

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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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                        (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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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        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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