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Offline mdavenport

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737 Visual using monitors
« on: May 16, 2017, 05:56:53 PM »
I've just received my dual seat trainer MIP and at the moment I have to use my 3 x 23" Monitors for the out of the window view which isn't really sufficient anymore.

Ideally I would like to get a room big enough for projectors and screen but the reality of this is that its not going to happen anytime soon in my existing room so I need to consider alternatives in the form of monitor/tv.

I was thinking of getting 2 x 42" TV's to give me the feeling of the 2 front screens in the real boeing.

The alternative is I get a single 55" TV but I can't help but think that the 2 x 42" will give me the column in the middle like in the real thing.

Let me know your thoughts and recommendations please.  Also I would be pleased to hear recommendations on types of TV, i.e. 4K etc..

Thanks in advance
Mark

Offline jackpilot

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Re: 737 Visual using monitors
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2017, 08:21:57 AM »
Hi Mark

Subject has already been debated and covered in many posts.
Here is one , and search will find others.

http://www.cockpitbuilders.com/community/index.php?topic=3979.msg30729;topicseen#msg30729


Jack

Offline Jimmerrelie

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Re: 737 Visual using monitors
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2017, 05:56:54 AM »
I found through experimenting with four 27 monitors (which places a post in the center), your view of the runway is greatly reduced. And you can't "look around" the post as in the real aircraft. So in my opinion a single 55 ( or even larger) is your best bet.
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