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  1. DIY best cheapest frame for Carl's Blackout Cloth, 16:9, 110x200, Projector Screen

    DIY Screens
    Hi. I have an Epson 2030 that I would love to bring outside for movie nights. I have been looking at this screen material and am wondering what would be the best way to build a frame that is durable and cheap at the same time. Anyone ever done this and have instructions and pictures? I also want...
  2. Switching Between 16:9 and 2.35:1 - Is an Anamorphic Lens Required?

    Home Theater Projectors
    We're buying a new house and we get to start from scratch with our finished basement - home theater; here we come! So as per usual I am doing my homework now - we move in a couple of weeks but likely won't get started on the new HT for another couple of months or more, so no better time than now...
  3. Re: 16:9 Screen Vs. 2.37:1 CIH Screen

    General Screen Discussion
    Re: 16:9 Screen Vs. 2.37:1 CIH Screen if i have theater room that has some ambient light, should i go with a fixed screen or are there paints that will be similar in reducing effects of ambient light.
  4. Oversized screen for both 2.35 & 16:9 ??

    DIY Screens
    I have a 5'x10' sheet of Sintra trying to decide weather to build a 2.35 or 16:9 screen ?? Do some just build a simple frame around the WHOLE sheet 5'x10' to get the best of both worlds ?? Using the 10' length for 2.35 material , and then using the 5' height for the biggest 16:9 , ???
  5. Need Projector with 17' throw for 130" 16:9 screen in dedicated theater

    Home Theater Projectors
    I need some recommendations for which projectors to look at. I am finishing my dedicated theater that will be 30' long by 18'6" wide. I currently have pulled all wires to about 17' from the screen. I could move them a few feet if absolutely necessary. I would like to stay under $1500 for the...
  6. Panasonic ae8000 2:35.1 vs 16:9

    General Screen Discussion
    Im getting a panasonic ae8000 projector, I currently have the epson 5010 and project on to a 16:9 120" curved fixed elite screen. I know the New panny has a zoom feature where you can configure 2:35 viewing, so I want to get an electric 2:35 elite screen to use for just movies. I was wondering...
  7. Samsung HDTV reverts from Just Scan to 16:9

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hello, My receiver's Monitor Out HDMI output is connected to my HDTV's HDMI1 input. I would like to permanently set the aspect ratio on this input to Just Scan however the TV keeps changing the ration back to 16:9 whenever I switch inputs on my receiver, switch from DTV to HDMI or turn...
  8. any curved 16:9 success stories?

    DIY Screens
    Anyone ever built a curved 16:9 with success? Wondering what could be done to offset the edge flare, or if I'm out of luck.
  9. 16:9 widescreen curiosity

    AV Home Theater
    I took the "Agatha Christie Marple" series out of the library on standard DVD. They're mildly entertaining mysteries if that's your thing. But there is something odd about the format. It's the first time I've come across it. Every standard DVD that is listed as 'widescreen' or 'anamorphic...
  10. GOOD Quality 96 inch 16:9 elec.

    General Screen Discussion
    Hello Forum.....I am in the market for a good quality electric screen. Any suggestions? I am not really interested in Stewart(others), as they are way to expensive.......:hissyfit: Any info would be great. :T
  11. 16:9 Screen Vs. 2.37:1 CIH Screen

    Home Theater Projectors
    These drawings show how the two different systems work, when it comes to screen size, image size, and aspect ratio.. The first one is for 2.35:1 DVD's..
  12. 16:9 vs. 15:9

    General Screen Discussion
    Hi folks, So, I have a PJ that can do 15:9 or 16:9. I do not want to see black bars all the time. Should I build the screen to the 15:9 or 16:9 screen size measurements? Primary sources will be non HTPC. However, even if I go with an HTPC in the future, would I need 15:9 or can the HTPC output...
  13. Denon 2800 and 16:9 anamorphic problems

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hello all, i bought this dvd player off a guy on craigslist for ~$75 which i thought of as a steal. It works great except for the fact that any anamorphic dvd is not displayed with the black bars on top and bottom. Its not re-compressing it (i think thats what it needs to do). My TV is a run of...
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