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  1. Determining screen size for aspect ratio changes

    General Screen Discussion
    I have my projector mounted and playing and it seems I will have media in both 16:9 and 4:3. How do you determine the proper screen size to display both ratios correctly with out being too large or small on one? I would think that being off on the size would be distracting. Note: I am painting...
  2. What do you have your aspect ratio set to

    Video Calibration
    What do you have your aspect ratio set to ? My Samsung has the 16:9 and a setting called just scan which displays the full native HD signal. My tv is set to 16:9.
  3. Screen aspect changes and masking

    AV Home Theater
    One of my projects planned this winter is to increase my screen size and possibly add a masking system. I just watched Guardians of the galaxy and noticed that the aspect ratio changed several times during the film. I know this isnt uncommon. Is there any way to work around this? Seems...
  4. Confused about screen aspect ratio...

    General Screen Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum. I am a Tv guy (very knowledgeable) who knows very little about projectors. I've been thinking about buying an Epson 5030 but am very confused about screen aspect ratio Do I need to buy 2 screens? One for 16:9 movies/games and a 2:35:1 screen for CinemaScope...
  5. Denon AVR-1911 Aspect Ratio and Lip-Sync Problems

    System Setup and Connection
    Up till now, I’ve used a Denon AVR-1906 for home theater use. It was connected via a 15-foot component video cable to a Panasonic PT-AE900E projector and performed without any problems. If I wanted to watch movies from the 1940s and 1950s, I could adjust the aspect ratio via the Panasonic...
  6. Help with aspect ratio/auto switching for AE4000U please

    Home Theater Projectors
    I've looked everywhere for instructions on how to use the auto switching for 16:9 and 2:35 feature via lens memory. Can someone please post a step by step / menu by menu how to for this? I can't figure it out. Do I put in a 2:35 movie, adjust the screen to get rid of black bars, save, ( but to...
  7. aspect problem

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hey guys, i am pulling my hair out at the moment as i have just put in my "Rush in Rio" concert dvd and am expected to see it in widescreen and its showing up in a 4.3 format. I can remember seeing this concert taking up my full 100 inch projector screen and now it dont.When i watched this...
  8. Aspect Ratio / IRC / Dish Network?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    HI, my one year old got hold of my dish network remote and messed up my dish settings so bad that I Did not even have a picture to watch. After fiddling around and not getting a picture I decided to just hit the "factory defaults" button. well now I have a picture and sound but some things are...
  9. Aspect Ratio change EPSON 8500UB

    Home Theater Projectors
    So my bulb died about a month ago at about 660 hours. Epson was nice enough to replace for free. after I replaced the bulb I re-hung the projector (shelf just below the ceiling) and for some reason I could not get it to match what it used to be set on. I have it mounted in the middle of the...
  10. DVD aspect ratio question

    AV Home Theater
    Hi, all. I'm not sure this is the correct forum for this question, but it doesn't quite seem to fit in with the DVD review section either, so I chose here. I have a PS3 player and an Epson TW-2000 projector and have noticed that on certain standard DVDs ( Viva Las Vegas, 48 Hours, The Ref...
  11. I went with a Doable...and tried a different aspect ratio...really happy

    DIY Screens
    Lucky for me, I have access to Doable. My projector has some flexibility as far a zoom and offset. I was toying around with the idea of doing a CIH 2.40:1 screen, but in my room, when I got the perfect 2.40:1 image, my 16:9 material looked too small. Vice Versa, when I had the perfect 16:9...
  12. Aspect Ratios

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hey all Well I don't exactly want to start another "what TV should I buy?" thread, but.... well I am. I'm looking for a new 46"-52" LCD, for around $1500, which is becoming much easier with the recent price drops. I have a fairly bright room, so plasmas are out, and the price to performance...
  13. Favourite Aspect of Home Theater

    AV Home Theater
    What do you enjoy most about your home theater? For some its building it I guess, the sense of self satisfaction for setting up such a beautiful thing on your own. For others maybe its showing off your room to your friends and seeing their emotions as they are blasted away by your sound and...
  14. What aspect ratio

    General Screen Discussion
    Ready to buy my screen but what is the most popular and why? 1:78, 1:85, or 2:35 I am buying the Epson Home Cinema 1080 UB if that helps at all.
  15. I am looking for a DYI Aspect Ratio solution?

    DIY Screens
    I would like to construct something that makes it easy to change the aspect ratio for my screen. Something that can slide from the sides and above would be nice. I will attept it on my own if there is not suggestions.