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Two 49" curved monitors as landscape look

Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:32 am
by Mikesim
Hi all,

I am presently working (landscape) with three 27" LG monitors (resulution set to 1.920 x 1.080) powered by a ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Strix 11G Gaming 11264 MB GDDR5X and using the Nvidia technic that expands the scene over all three monitors (just forgot the correct expression, means I do not "build" single pictures.)

The Mainboard is a ASUS Maximus X Hero Intel Z370, RoG 1151, the Core a i7-8700 with a special overlocking (Bauer) 5,1 GHz.

P3D v4.5 with highest "resolution" etc, Dynamic Lighting activ, the simulator runs smoothly (ProSim displays, CDU are on a second PC).

The three 27" monitors just cover the front view and I would like to expand it into at least part of the side windows. Since I do not have the space for a beamer solution I am thinking of using two 49" monitors (which make 4 x 27"). I wood stick to the corresponding resolution of 4 times 1920 (7680)x1080, what my GPU (max resolution 7680 x 4320) should be able to make.

Besides the expanded side view the further improvment was to have onla one frame in the middle instead of two now.

I am not an expert at all, as far as all this resolution problematic is concerned.

Somebody working with such 49" curved monitors ?
And anything else I am overlooking or would have to take into consideration?

Best regards
Mike

Re: Two 49" curved monitors as landscape look

Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:55 am
by Mikesim
Found most of my questions answered meanwhile.

But still one question remaining.

Using two monitors, does the frame in the middle effect the rolling/sight on the runway, because the middle stripe might change from one monitor to the other (hope one can understand what I am taking of - can`t explain it better.

Best regards
Bernd

Re: Two 49" curved monitors as landscape look

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:22 am
by Mikesim
Realy nobody using monitors (two f.
e.), that the the runways Center Line is covered by the Center frames? And If so, ist this a major disadvantage or Not really a problem ?

Re: Two 49" curved monitors as landscape look

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:36 pm
by Jim Harnes
Hi Bernd,

For what it's worth, when I used two 22-inch monitors the runway centerline was hidden by the monitor bezels. Suspect it would be the same for 49-inch monitors given the way the outside view is rendered.

Best,
Jim

Re: Two 49" curved monitors as landscape look

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:03 pm
by Mikesim
Hi Jim,

thank you.

That´s what I suspected but I wanted a second opinion, to be sure not overlooking something. Parallax, but that´s nonsense as long as we do not "3D Movie - Simulation".

So best would be to take a 49" with two 27" monitors from the same line with equal frames. Samsung should have it with a bending radius of 180 cm. That should make an arc length of approx. 220cm and would be a major improvment compared to my three 27" monitors now.

Best regards
Bernd