Home Theater FAQs
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Yes! Recent advancements in imaging devices and light engines now allow state-of-the-art home cinema projectors to provide higher resolution, higher contrast (HDR), and color gamut way beyond current motion picture standards.
No! Most home theater systems are 16:9 aspect ratio. However, over 70% of all major motion pictures are show in a wider cinematic aspect ratio typically between 2.35:1 to 2.40:1, meaning their width is 2.35 to 2.40 times their height.
With the right projector and configuration it is now possible to display your current Blu Ray and other movie content in their native 2:35:1 aspect ratio without the grey bars on top and bottom and allow the full resolution and brightness of the projector to be utilized.
When a feature film shot in 2:35:1 is displayed on a typical 16:9 display, these beautiful, dramatic, and action-packed films are compressed to fit the smaller frame creating noticeable “letterbox” bars. This causes a loss of brightness and resolution. In addition, you are not getting a full 1080p image, regardless of the resolution of your display.
Yes! Although 4K Ultra HD displays are still more expensive than High Definition 1080p options, they have come down in price, dramatically, making viewing 4K in your home possible – which is higher resolution than most of the theaters you’ve seen to in town.
For more information, read our blog post: 4K Does Matter if…