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Hi people, 

 

Was thinking of maybe buying a 29" widescreen monitor aspect ratio 21:9 to use for fsx. 

 

Would this work with fsx? Im using trackir5 and basically wanted to extend my view around the cockpit. I dont want it to just be a squashed view of the VC, i wanted to be able to extend the view to see out the side windows. 

 

Any help would be appreciated :)

 

Mick

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Mick,i have two 29" ASUS PB298Q and i love them.

No problems with FSX and i don`t notice an FPS impact.

You might pay attention on the ergonomic aspects of the ASUS`s.

Many others don`t have these features and i find them very helpful,

because the Displays are not very high and so you can adjust them perfectly,

when you change your seat position

Mike

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At 21:9 I think it will look too letterbox with very little vertical view

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I agree with Glenn, all you'll end up with is no view of the instruments below.

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Hello Mick,

 

I tried one for a few days, for the same reasons you suggest however, I really missed height as others have mentioned, I didn't work well for me but each to their own!

 

Phil

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Mick, if you want the benefit of a bigger, wider monitor with extra resolution, then I can THOROUGHLY recommend the Dell 30" that runs at 2560x1600 res. Although there now appears to be several alternatives from other manufacturers.

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I agree with Glenn, all you'll end up with is no view of the instruments below.

Do you call me blind,stupid or a lyer,Sir?

You shouldn`t write such a nonsense,when you doesn`t own an 29" Display.

Mike

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Do you call me blind,stupid or a lyer,Sir?

You shouldn`t write such a nonsense,when you doesn`t own an 29" Display.

Mike

 

I don't understand what your problem is, but I suggest you go away and rethink about how you talk to people who are trying to help. You probably aren't blind, but with an attitude like your's, I agree with your comment and believe you may well be stupid.

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I love my new 21:9 29" monitor. Replaced my triple monitor setup with it.

 

Here's a look at the 737NGX on mine.

 

IMG_1368.jpg

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I love my new 21:9 29" monitor. Replaced my triple monitor setup with it.

 

Here's a look at the 737NGX on mine.

 

Looks good Shaun, but you are extremely zoomed out there.

Can you actually read the numbers on the VC panel?

Also a lot of people find depth/distance perception at that zoom level pretty unrealistic.

 

gb.

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I don't understand what your problem is, but I suggest you go away and rethink about how you talk to people who are trying to help. You probably aren't blind, but with an attitude like your's, I agree with your comment and believe you may well be stupid.

Well Howard---i am very sorry about my poor english.

I am not able to answer you the way i would like to do!

Mike

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Looks good Shaun, but you are extremely zoomed out there.

Can you actually read the numbers on the VC panel?

Also a lot of people find depth/distance perception at that zoom level pretty unrealistic.

 

gb.

 

Yeah, I was testing my displays when I took the photo.  Here's some more pics for comparison.

 

MFD displays are readable to me and I have no problem with the view. Works perfectly fine to me, but like you said, some may not like it.

 

 

How the PMDG 777 Starts up by default.

IMG_1466.jpg

 

777 zoomed out one click to .60

IMG_1467.jpg

 

My EZDok View for the now.

IMG_1468.jpg

 

 

 

How the PMDG 737NGX starts by default

IMG_1469.jpg

 

737NGX zoomed out one click to .60

IMG_1470.jpg

 

My 737NGX EZDok view

IMG_1471.jpg

 

 

Once I get new mini MIP built this how'll mostly fly though.

IMG_1472.jpg

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Hmm, I'm unsure where the benefits are. I really don't wish to be dismissive, so forgive me, but I feel as though the FOV is nothing more than a standard 16:10 monitor but with less height.

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I'm personally looking at using two 27" monitors, one primarily for out-the-window views and the other, below it, for a full instrument panel I currently have spread across two 17" monitors.

 

That said, ideally, I'd like to run 3 27" monitors for out the window views, and two 17" for instruments below...

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Hmm, I'm unsure where the benefits are. I really don't wish to be dismissive, so forgive me, but I feel as though the FOV is nothing more than a standard 16:10 monitor but with less height.

 

Pretty much.  For a 29" monitor the 21:9 is just over 1" wider but about 4" shorter.

 

http://www.displaywars.com/29-inch-21x9-vs-29-inch-16x10

 

I personally prefer a wider than taller desktop. I also use this pc/monitor for more than just FSX so the wider desktop has other benefits for me.

 

But again... that's me.

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OT------i only want to say to Howard,that i am sorry about my behaviour,must have something misunderstood.

Mike

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sorry to intrude :-)  but have a related question, are any of you familiar with use LG 42 inch LED  tv's as a computer monitor?  Thanks

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I also use a 29" 21:9 monitor (dell). I'll admit my motivation for buying it was for use with racing sims, where width is alot more useful than height.

 

I initially used a 27" 16:9 for flight simming and switched between the two screens, but now I've gotten used to the 29" for flying as well.

I use a monitor desk mount arm so I sit only roughly 45 cm (18") from eyes to screen.

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Well gentlemen I have just received my new computer that I had built tonight and I have something bigger than all of you and let me tell you it was unintentional. I got a Corsair 900D case as I new it was big but not have to turn it side ways to get it into my office or now workout where to put this thing. I have to post a pic as it is just over the top in size.

 

Anyway my fault, the big question is I have not purchased my monitor yet and really have confused myself. I was going to purchase 2 x 29 inch but will not after seeing the pics, just a personal thing but not for me. So any suggestions please!!!!!!

 

I was going to run 3 x 27 inch or possible now one big 30 or 32 inch 4K.

 

If I was to run 3 x 27 inch what is better? 1960/1080 or 2560/1440. Then there is the 60Hz and 120 or 144 Hz. 16:9 or 16:10?

 

My system is a i4770K  /  16GB Ram  /  Asus maximus MB  /  EVGA Titan Black S/C  /  with a heap of cooling. I do run all the PMDG stuff and added scenery. I would like the surround experience with clear bright displays. I have been told to get the IPS monitor. Also what is a good brand. I like Asus and BenQ or possibly LG. Any suggestions please feel free to and be direct a I am not real computer smart if you know what I mean. I am though a long time FS user.

 

Thanks heaps for any help.

Andrew

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