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Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   12-08-2016, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Archaea
I want it as big as comfortably possible for both...

I want it as big as comfortably possible for both aspect ratios.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   12-08-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 5,098
Posted By Archaea
stanger89 --- ^ nah I don't have some...

stanger89 --- ^ nah

I don't have some moral dilemma if an animated 1990's Disney cartoon I'm showing for the kids is bigger than the latest summer blockbuster. If that's what my room allows...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-08-2016, 11:11 AM
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Views: 86,215
Posted By Archaea
lol -- great...

lol -- great...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-08-2016, 10:42 AM
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Views: 86,215
Posted By Archaea
Path of Exile's no good in this format. I back...

Path of Exile's no good in this format. I back down to just a single screen for that game.


As you noted the UI is split to the left and right of the screen. That means the Health status, and...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   12-08-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 5,098
Posted By Archaea
Josh Z You keep throwing 16x9 content...

Josh Z


You keep throwing 16x9 content out there meant as an insult to his manliness...
But there's a fantastic amount of great 16x9 content.
Even some blockbuster movies like the Avengers ---...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-08-2016, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Archaea
Over Black Friday I upgraded my computer gaming...

Over Black Friday I upgraded my computer gaming setup to (3) HP Omen 32" in an EyeFinity display - powered by a couple AMD Fury X cards in crossfire.
Monitor specs:
2560x1440, 75hz, 5ms, AMVA+...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-08-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
Added smoovranger to the attendee list based on a...

Added smoovranger to the attendee list based on a PM he sent me.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   12-07-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 40,196
Posted By Archaea
wait what? What headache do I have with atmos? ...

wait what? What headache do I have with atmos? I'm pleased as peach with my room for cinema/atmos/dts-x etc.
Honestly. 100% pleased with it for movie content.
Hopefully that sets the record...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   12-07-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 5,098
Posted By Archaea
My projector is a Pansaonic AE8000U. It...

My projector is a Pansaonic AE8000U. It autozooms and focuses between 16x9 and 2.35:1. I don't have an A-Lens. for 2:35:1 content the projector overzooms to fit the screen. It works beautifully...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-07-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 78,145
Posted By Archaea
Any of you local boys need a fantastic La-Z-Boy...

Any of you local boys need a fantastic La-Z-Boy office chair. I'll sell it for less than I bought it for = $240 before tax. I'd sell for $215, to avoid the hassle of disassembling and taking it...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   12-07-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 5,098
Posted By Archaea
You answered your own question OP. If width...

You answered your own question OP. If width limited go 16x9.

Only if you are height limited should you go scope. (I'd think most situations are height limited). There is a heck of a lot of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 332
Posted By Archaea
If you'd have discovered anything different...

If you'd have discovered anything different that's when I would have been surprised. I am wholly of the mindset that amps sound identical when played within their means and not into clipping or high...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-06-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
MrSmithers runs 4722 in KC.

MrSmithers runs 4722 in KC.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-06-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By Archaea
Why don't you guys kickstart some group...

Why don't you guys kickstart some group activities by visiting KC for the upcoming theater crawl. A few of you carpool down and do some planning/coordinating for future St. Louis events along the...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-05-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
Added to the first post.

Added to the first post.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-05-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
Hahah...well I was setting up for a future joke...

Hahah...well I was setting up for a future joke with my sarcastic receiver remark - I figured full well that ole' faithful Pioneer Elite was on the chopping block ---- and before the KC crawl.


I...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-05-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
just poking fun but if we go down Sheldon's...

just poking fun but if we go down Sheldon's display list since 2011 it looks something like this




HDTV
Unknown
Epson 8350
Epson 8350
Epson 8350
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-05-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
Talking If I change it now I'll just have to change it...

If I change it now I'll just have to change it again before the meet. Sheldon's as bad as stoked21 was for changing out gear.


Speakers since 2011 (when I met carp) (these are the ones I know...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-05-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,318
Posted By Archaea
Looking good man!

Looking good man!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-05-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
Might be my old monitor at work, but the only...

Might be my old monitor at work, but the only difference I see is the top picture looks more color saturated. I'll have to take a look at the picture at home on a nicer monitor.



Dang man ---...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-01-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 78,145
Posted By Archaea
So jedimastergrant bought tickets for December 17...

So jedimastergrant bought tickets for December 17 at 8:30PM
and Ladeback bought tickets for December 17 at 8:30PM


Are you guys both at the same Dolby Prime?


I don't have a problem with...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-01-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
Do you plan to attend? I'll add you to the list?...

Do you plan to attend? I'll add you to the list? Are you North KC? You two check into the KC thread if you haven't already, introduce yourself, consider attending one of the monthly movie nights.
...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-30-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 7,660
Posted By Archaea
Added Ladeback to the first post attendee list.

Added Ladeback to the first post attendee list.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-27-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4,877
Views: 78,145
Posted By Archaea
I just watched Cpt. America Civil War. I thought...

I just watched Cpt. America Civil War. I thought it was enjoyable.

My wife and I watched it together and we both thought Superman (Clark Kent) was the guy frozen in the first yellow tank. (the...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   11-27-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 40,196
Posted By Archaea
What angles did you decide on for your two side...

What angles did you decide on for your two side surrounds?
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