Originally Posted by adrenalin
pio, we get it, you have an awesome 9ft screen but not all of us are that lucky! Us mere peasants have a paltry 65"-75" to deal with so we need every bit of space we can get.
I don't think you "get" my point at all, your 65"-75" TV is still a 16:9 display,
Just like my projector, exact same pixel count...1920 wide x 1080 vertical
The exact same pixels that match a Bluray EVEN if its a 2.35:1 movie with the top and bottom black bars.
The same pixel count that your bluray player sends to your AVR/TV, black bars are part of that signal.
...and as such the Black Bars will always be there.
If I zoomed my image large enough so the top and bottom "bars" where off screen,
then I would be missing all the content on the sides.
If you are talking about changing the aspect ratio to stretch a wide screen movie vertically
to fill your 16:9 screen because you think its an improvement to stretch an actors face out of proportion?
..well to me that's just wrong.
....and for the record, my projector is 8 years old and cost less than the 50" TV on the wall.
The motorized remote controlled screen was an ebay purchase for $250, shipped.