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post #1 of 4 Old 07-15-2013, 05:57 PM - Thread Starter
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Is it typical for home theatre users to watch TV broadcast in their theatre ? (Sports, movies, etc.) I do all the time. For example, if I get 10 minutes into a rented DVD and it's junk, I switch to TV programming. My question is; when I switch to TV, I have to shrink the picture, with the remote control, to fit the screen. I'm planning to upgrade my projector to a Digital Projectors, M300 3D with manual zoom. With a ceiling mounted projector, will I have to drag out a ladder every time I switch from DVD to TV to adjust the picture size ? confused.gif
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You could always use the built in scaler on your projector so you don't have to zoom in and out to fit the screen every time the aspect ratio changes. That seems like the logical choice here.

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post #3 of 4 Old 07-15-2013, 06:37 PM
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Is it typical for home theatre users to watch TV broadcast in their theatre ? (Sports, movies, etc.) I do all the time. For example, if I get 10 minutes into a rented DVD and it's junk, I switch to TV programming. My question is; when I switch to TV, I have to shrink the picture, with the remote control, to fit the screen. I'm planning to upgrade my projector to a Digital Projectors, M300 3D with manual zoom. With a ceiling mounted projector, will I have to drag out a ladder every time I switch from DVD to TV to adjust the picture size ? confused.gif

What is the aspect ratio (i.e., Width/Height = Aspect Ratio) of your screen? Is It 1.33 (standard definition format), 1.78 (HDTV format), or 2.35 (movie cinemascope format)?

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post #4 of 4 Old 07-15-2013, 06:43 PM
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Something seems off, you shouldn't have to zoom, TV, DVDs, Blu-ray, Games, it doesn't make any difference. I think we need more info on what projector you have, it's aspect ratio, what aspect ratio your screen is...

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