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Old 09-27-2011, 12:24 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Alan Brown View Post
It's simple math. Divide the number of pixels in the available screen width (1920, 1280, etc.) by the aspect ratio width (1.85, 2.0, 2.35, 2.40, etc.).
I think what's being asked is what is being encoded. Are 2.35:1 Blu-ray's encoded anamorphically so that they're actually 2538x1080 for example? So for 2.39:1 TV's would you set your player to be 2.39:1 and you'd get the benefits of the extra resolution on a pixel by pixel basis or would you simply be stretching the 1920x817 signal, in essence gaining no resolution.

It's an interesting question for those that think 2.35:1 monitors are the next best thing.
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