Screen ratio is 1/4" to long - AVS | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 07-28-2013, 01:33 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Special Member
 
pdxrealtor's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 2,567
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 133 Post(s)
Liked: 148
I built a DIY frame and I just stapled the screen on last night. I got it back up into place and noticed that the length is off, too long, by 1/4 of an inch.

The vertical measurement it spot on, 54".

Am I going to have a problem here?

I can only guess what happened is when measured up against a white back ground the 1/4" was more noticeable vs. measuring into the carpet or whatever was behind the open space. Feel kind of embarrassed as I could have sworn it was perfect.

FS- Mini-DSP 4x10 - 400.00
pdxrealtor is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 07-28-2013, 03:54 PM
DIY Grand Dad (w/help)
 
MississippiMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Byhalia, Mississippi. Waaaay down in the Bottoms
Posts: 15,997
Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 573 Post(s)
Liked: 353
PDX,

What with your being just 1/4" off (1/8" x 2) and your effective use of Black Cloth surround, your going to be fine.

Remember this as well, 16:9 formatting as broadcast or viewed from DVD can easily vary as much as 1.5" on the width (3/4 x 2) so your well within tolerance and actually better than many Screen Mfgs manage.

To quote James T. Kirk;
"I'm laughing at the superior intellect"

http://www.invisiblestereo.com
MississippiMan is online now  
post #3 of 3 Old 07-28-2013, 04:10 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Special Member
 
pdxrealtor's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 2,567
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 133 Post(s)
Liked: 148
Thanks for your reply. Feeling much better now.

FS- Mini-DSP 4x10 - 400.00
pdxrealtor is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply DIY Screen Section

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off