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21:9 video format

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Posted on October 9, 2016 at 11:40:28
jedrider
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Anyone has enough experience with this format to say yay or nay?

I noticed a thin sliver of a movie broadcast on PBS yesterday evening.

I think it would have been so much nicer to have super wide 21:9 screens rather than the giant rectangular 16:9 screens.

You can still watch your news anchor on a letter box screen, but the movies would be more enjoyable and you wouldn't need a wall sized screen either.

Is 21:9 the same as 2.4:1?

 

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RE: 21:9 video format, posted on October 10, 2016 at 19:41:40
Rod M
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2.4:1 would be 21.6:9, so it's close.

-Rod

 

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