Absolutley. It should be inferior. Depending on the 'weave' of the fabric, there could be up to half the light reflecting back to your eyes and really affect the image quality.Ricketty Rabbit said:Reviewers have noted that perforated screens are dimmer than non-perforated, so if you're using a typical low-brightness LCD or DLP projector, you may prefer a better image with dialogue coming from below (or above) the screen to better dialogue location but an inferior image.
Try below the screen. Experiment. Leave long speaker wires.
You can also have a centre above AND below the screen. A bit too in depth for explanation, for me... (and may not work with the speakers you have chosen).